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

Grab a sweet treat at these 3 Black-owned franchises in Charlotte

Entrepreneurs of color are seeing growth with franchises. Smallcakes Cupcakery, Popbar and Famous Toastery are three black-owned Charlotte franchises finding success.
By Jonathan Limehouse | February 18, 2019

Win 2 tickets to see the Soul Food Scholar & enjoy bites from Chef Greg Collier

One of our newsletter subscribers will win two tickets to "The Soul Food Scholar: Adrian Miller's Tales of a White House Kitchen." on Feb. 12.
By QCity Metro Staff | February 7, 2019

From Washington to Obama, the Soul Food Scholar tells stories of Blacks who fed First Families

Food writer, attorney and certified BBQ judge Adrian Miller -- aka the Soul Food Scholar -- to visit Charlotte for “Tales of a White House Kitchen” on Feb. 12.
By Sabrina Clark | February 2, 2019

The taste of freedom: Soup joumou, a New Year’s Day tradition

Soup Joumou, or Haitian pumpkin soup, was a delicacy reserved for slave masters in Haiti. It represents Haiti's history as the first independent Black republic.
By Kallan Louis | January 1, 2019

3 newsmakers from 2018 and predictions for 2019

As we look back at 2018, we’re reflecting on our biggest newsmakers in arts/culture, business and community — better known […]
By Kallan Louis | December 29, 2018

Female chefs shine at Soul Food Sessions year-end dinner

Soul Food Sessions' Soul Sisters dinner celebrated Black grandmothers with six courses of upscale, muse-inspired soul food.
By Katrina Louis | December 14, 2018

Black-owned breakfast eatery coming to 7th Street Public Market

Gregory and Subrina Collier transfer their popular contemporary breakfast restaurant, The Yolk, from Rock Hill to uptown Charlotte.
By Katrina Louis | November 8, 2018

Veltree has a legion of fans for its vegan soul food, including singer Erykah Badu

The newly opened restaurant adds plant-based options to Charlotte’s Black food culture
By Katrina Louis | October 26, 2018