Food

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.

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.

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 […]

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.

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.

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

[UPDATED] Charlotte Black Restaurant Week returns for second year

Participating restaurants will be announced at kickoff event on Oct. 14.

Jamaican Jerk NC: no frills necessary for this taste of the islands

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

Indulge yourself with global cuisine from these 6 restaurants at Taste of the World

On Oct. 3, the 15th annual food tour will showcase some of the best international cuisine in east Charlotte.

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. […]

RIP: 5 of the best black-owned Charlotte restaurants that have said goodbye

Take a tasty look down memory lane with these five Charlotte restaurants. Which one was your favorite?

University City has Charlotte’s best options for Jamaican food

Growing up in a Haitian household, the things I remember most were the language (Creole), the music (Kompa), and of […]

Johnson and Wales student wins $10,000 in cooking competition

Sarah Rountree started out as a math education major but transferred to Johnson and Wales after working in her uncle’s restaurant.

Dining with Chef Kardea Brown and her New Gullah Supper Club

Brown, a Charleston native, has been crisscrossing the country serving Gullah-Geechie-inspired meals since 2015. She recently stopped in Charlotte.

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 […]

News & Buzz

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Entertainment

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All-Black orchestra showcases tunes that speak to the culture

North Carolina-trained conductor leads orchestra that performs with a contemporary twist.

Voices

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Charlotte’s Black filmmakers react to John Singleton’s death

Local filmmakers react to the death of Academy Award-nominated director John Singleton, who died on April 29 following complications from...

Health

Mecklenburg tax collector will seize wages, bank accounts for overdue Medic bills

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Faith

Photo Gallery: Village HeartBEAT Hearts of Champions Gala

More than 1,200 people attended this annual event, representing 44 local churches.

People

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Statewide “Green Book” exhibit will highlight Charlotte people and places

North Carolina's 'Green Book Project' explores the 327 entries in "The Negro Motorist Green Book," including the histories of 55...

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