food+drink

See inside: Night Swim Coffee opens sleek MoRa café this week

The powerhouse team of Not Just Coffee and Undercurrent will open their first café together this week called Night Swim Coffee. Timeline: The coffee shop and...

Local favorite OMG Donuts is now open on Monroe Road

Mia Chang saw lots of Charlotteans drive up to her Concord bakery OMG Donuts, so she thought, why not come to them? OMG Donuts‘ second location is now...

Phat Burrito to reopen after a nearly 5-year closure

The Phat is back. What’s happening: Nearly five years after it closed, the landmark South End burrito joint Phat Burrito has a new location and plans to...

Scoop: Crepe Cellar is taking on a new Italian identity

Crepe Cellar Kitchen & Pub will have a new name, look, and menu, but the people behind the NoDa space will be the same. Owners Jamie Brown and Jeff...

Look inside: Modern mezze restaurant called Mariposa opening Friday at Mint Uptown

At long last, the Mint Museum will have a restaurant once again. Mariposa opens in the former Halcyon on Friday, Oct. 15. Why it matters: Charlotte’s...

The Batch House opens today in west Charlotte

Note: This story was most recently updated Friday, Oct. 8. The Batch is finally back. Eleven months after being flooded out of the old location, the...

16 Hispanic- and Latino-owned restaurants to visit for Hispanic Heritage Month

Hispanic Heritage Month, which runs from September 15 to October 15, is a time to learn more about and celebrate Charlotte’s Hispanic community. One of...

Scoop: Black Is Beautiful creator to open Charlotte brewery and incubator

Weathered Souls Brewing Co. — a Texas-based brewery that’s co-owned by the founder of the Black is Beautiful initiative that swept the country in 2020...

Now open: 20 cool openings in Charlotte from this summer

Our Now Open series is proudly presented by Charlotte Center City Partners. New businesses are part of what makes Charlotte great but don’t forget to take...

You can now buy liquor bottles on Sundays in Charlotte

A groundbreaking new law allows North Carolina distilleries to sell their bottles on Sundays. The big picture: The bill — HB 890 — largely flew under the...

12 Charlotte breweries with Oktoberfest beer on tap

You could consider this a guide, a checklist or a challenge. Either way, drink responsibly, and Prost! Quick Oktoberfest history lesson: Märzen was the...

7 best things the Axios team ate in September

This month was all about the lunchtime staples: salads, bowls and sandwiches. We managed to test out a couple of desserts and some pancakes, too. Here are 7 of...