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

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 Qcitymetro 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