Charlotte is a town that loves its barbecue and when it comes to barbecue in North Carolina, pig is king. Now barbecue in this state differs greatly but I’m not even going to get into the whole Eastern Carolina vs. Western Carolina debate because I love a good ketchup based sauce in the west I’ll… Continue reading Beef Brisket in Pork Country
Sorry for the long hiatus. Life has gotten a bit crazy with long hours at school, meetings in the evening, running, and more. I promise though, I have still been eating tons of good food all around Charlotte and have lots to share, starting with a food I simply could not live without… As you… Continue reading Best Pizza in Charlotte?
Happy Thursday! In college, Thursday meant the weekend; out in the real world, not so much. While we may not be staying out until the bars close on Thursday nights anymore, there’s still plenty of room for fun. There’s a lot going on in Charlotte this weekend, especially in NoDa, as Yelp kick’s off its… Continue reading Weekend Happenings in Food and Fun
Whenever people ask me where to go for a nice dinner out in Charlotte, or where to take friends or family visiting, my response is always Good Food on Montford. The place is run by a James Beard nominated chef, provides unique and creative small plates on an ever-changing menu, handcrafted cocktails, delicious wine, craft… Continue reading New Good Food at Good Food (on Montford)
I apologize for my long absence from the blog world but sometimes life can just get too busy. Don’t worry, I have still been out and about around Charlotte, trying everything from eating with my hands Ethiopian to brewery crawling in NoDa. So on to the good stuff, reviews. Friday nights are traditional girls nights… Continue reading Aria Tuscan Grill, a Bit Inconsistent
Small plates, when done well, are by far my favorite way to dine. Jose Andres’ Jaleo in D.C. and Good Food on Montford in Charlotte are two of my personal favorites. I love sharing plates and getting to taste multiple flavors, tastes, and styles throughout the meal instead of sticking with one dish. Malabar, a… Continue reading Spanish Tapas at Malabar in the Heart of Uptown
I have been craving a Pattison Avenue Hoagie from Taylor Gourmet in Washington, D.C. since I left my parents house in December. The thought of the salty pork, melted cheese, and bitter rapini all melding together on fresh made bread was enough to make my mouth water. Things didn’t get any easier when my friend… Continue reading Whole Wheat Pasta with Rapini and Sharp Provolone