Food

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 […]

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 […]

Thanksgiving With a Twist: How 3 young chefs are flipping the bird

Forget turkey and dressing; this Nov. 12 food event promises a three-course dining experience created by three local chefs, all under age 26.

News & Buzz

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

Entertainment

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Charlotte’s Caribbean community heats up summer with Carnival

The Charlotte Caribbean Carnival Association brings a weeklong Afro-Caribbean Carnival to Charlotte on June 22-29.

Voices

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No privilege, but I still made it to college, thanks to mom

While a number of privileged parents were caught in the college admissions scandal, one writer tells a different story of...

Health

Black Health Spotlight: How fibroids helped discover my ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related deaths because it typically goes undetected in the early stages.

Faith

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Up close with Jacotron Potts, entrepreneur giving back to the community that raised him

The Charlotte native talked with Qcitymetro about his mentoring program in partnership with McCrorey YMCA, life as an entrepreneur and...

People

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Housing Partnership announces new senior leadership

The Housing Partnership named Simone McDowell its VP of communications and fund development.

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