Food

Cuzzo’s Cuisine: the lobster mac & cheese everyone’s talking about

Are you a local chef? Restaurateur? Mixologist? Food aficionado?  Qcitymetro is highlighting those who bring color to Charlotte’s food scene. […]

Behind the Bar Foundation. How 2 bartenders use their gifts for giving

If you ask Frank Walton III to explain the ingredients that make up the White Russian cocktail he’s created, he’s […]

Desiree Rew: My Top 5 food experiences of 2017

From Lisbon, Portugal to Charleston, S.C., Desiree Rew looks back on 2017 and the food experiences she enjoyed most.

Alino Pizzeria is like a taste of Italy at Concord Mills Mall

I was invited to lunch by Alino Pizzeria at Concord Mills Mall to try a taste of fire oven-baked pizza […]

Why a pop-up dinner should be in your future

Qcitymetro food writer Desiree Rew dropped in at last week’s Soul Food Session CLT, a pop-up affair that’s gaining steam among its loyal followers.

In honor of the sweet, delicious cake

I knew at an early age that baking cakes was not in my future, but eating them was something I […]

The 3 best things I ate last week

During a busy week of eating out, our food writer Desiree Rew tries quail & waffles, apple pie topped with cheddar cheese and a Spanish corn that was crazy delicious.

5 ways to have big fun during an airport layover

I love airports. There, I said it. When going on a trip, even if it’s just a 1-hour-15-minute jaunt to […]

News & Buzz

Police: 12-year-old boy struck by bullet while waiting for school bus

A 12-year-old boy waiting for a school bus was struck by a bullet Thursday morning during a shooting in northeast...

Entertainment

It’s time that a black person reviewed “The Book of Mormon”

I finally admitted I was totally offended and there wasn’t a damn thing funny.

Voices

How Michelle Williams triggered my memories of depression

Recent news about former Destiny’s Child member Michelle Williams checking into a medical facility for depression triggered a memory about...

Health

Charlotte is testing a plan that could eliminate food waste from our landfills

A pilot program to compost the food we throw out is being tested in eight historically black communities in northwest...

Faith

Pew report reveals trend about black millennial faith

Black millennials ‘stay prayed up,’ according to Pew report

When it comes to faith, black millennials are spiritually inclined and low maintenance but always questioning purpose.

People

From parenthood to eroticism: 5 spoken-word artists showcasing Charlotte’s poetry scene

Once an underground society for Charlotte’s creatives and those who love them, the city’s poetry community — and popularity —...

QcityEVENTS

9.22
Piedmont Pottery & Pickin’
9.22
The Black Mecca
9.22
“What A Difference A Day Makes” Stageplay
9.22
54th Annual Festival in the Park
9.22
Speed Dating (Nat’l Singles Day)