HotBox Next Level Kitchen to plant roots in Historic West End

The Concord eatery is part of the growing number of businesses backed by Historic West End Partners.
By Katrina Louis | November 10, 2020

West Charlotte restaurateurs plan second location

LuLu’s Maryland-Style Chicken and Seafood owners plan expansion to Plaza Midwood while dealing with triumphs and tragedy.
By Sabrina Clark | November 4, 2020

From prison to restaurant owners, men behind Renaldo’s Culinary Experience open up about their journey

Chef Renaldo Norris and Mario Recinos opened Renaldo’s Culinary Experience four years ago to show former offenders that they have a second chance at life.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 28, 2020

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week kicks off its fourth year

This year's event will bring attention to an economic sector that has struggled amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 19, 2020

22 Street Kitchen among four Charlotte restaurants awarded $25,000 Discover program grant

The Creole fusion food truck is one of 200 Black-owned restaurants sharing in the $5 million pool to help Black restaurateurs hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 28, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week dates announced

Culinary event extended for an additional week, taking place Oct. 19-31.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 14, 2020

HotBox Next Level Kitchen wins $25,000 from Discover’s Eat It Forward Program

The program aims to help Black-owned restaurants impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 10, 2020

Monica Sauls joins Bojangles as first Chief People Officer

Sauls will become the first-ever African American on Bojangles' senior leadership team.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 8, 2020

Another!? Food Truck debuts with Dirty Mac, Not Your Daddy’s Ribs and more

Chef Anthony Denning returns with a new concept and menu. He was one of three chefs behind the former 225 Street Food truck.
By Katrina Louis | September 2, 2020