Lyft’s Grocery Access Program comes to Charlotte

Residents can register for low-cost rides to and from designated grocery stores and food pantries in the 28208 and 28216 zip codes.
By Katrina Louis | July 25, 2019

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier to open Leah & Louise at Camp North End

Chef Greg and Subrina Collier, the husband-and-wife team behind Uptown Yolk, will open Leah & Louise, a Memphis-inspired juke joint […]
By Katrina Louis | July 24, 2019

Alpha Kappa Alpha Cash Mob targets four Black-owned restaurants

Charlotte chapters of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. lead “Black Food Tour” Cash Mob to patronize four designated restaurants June 15-23.
By Katrina Louis | June 15, 2019

Slutty Vegan seduces local residents, hints at Charlotte opening

Slutty Vegan, an Atlanta plant-based burger joint, recently fed hundreds at a pop-up event in Uptown Charlotte. Could they be eyeing a location in the Queen City?
By Kallan Louis | June 2, 2019

Harlem Beer Distributing is looking to diversify Charlotte’s craft beer scene

The Black-owned beer distributor includes Harlem Brewing Company, a craft beer brand created by Shaw University graduate Celeste Beatty.
By Katrina Louis | May 20, 2019

Food Security & Justice for All: Carolina Farm Trust and others unite to address one of Charlotte’s most critical needs

Carolina Farm Trust board member says, "Food is something that should be an equalizing issue, but it’s a new form of segregation."
By Sabrina Clark | May 16, 2019

Get to know Chef Whitney Thomas, from grandma’s kitchen to 5Church’s Executive Chef

Chef Whitney Thomas followed her passion for cooking. Now, she's executive chef of 5Church Charlotte, one of the city's trendiest restaurants.
By Katrina Louis | May 13, 2019

Loft & Cellar releases new spring menu full of culture, passion and flair

Executive chef Greg Collier pulls from his Southern roots to reveal a menu that is culturally relevant, rooted in history, but accessible to all.
By Sabrina Clark | April 11, 2019

Rapper Fabolous hosts inaugural Power of Influence brunch, brainchild of Charlotte-based entrepreneurs

During this year’s CIAA tournament weekend, local entrepreneurs Kevin “Chef Kev” Winston and Antwoin “Twoin B” Bryant curated an experience […]
By Nakisha Washington | March 3, 2019

Local culinary favorite, Chef Greg Collier, nominated for James Beard Award

Greg Collier, owner of The Yolk cafe and executive chef at Loft & Cellar, is the first black chef from Charlotte to earn a James Beard Award nomination.
By Sabrina Clark | February 28, 2019