Food

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

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Ron Rivera out as Panthers head coach

Panthers owner David Tepper said removing Rivera was the best decision for the team's long-term success.

Entertainment

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What’s Happening, CLT: Dec. 6-8 weekend guide

Check out some events happening in Charlotte this weekend.

Voices

Qcitymetro launches news initiative for Historic West End

Powered by a grant from the Knight Foundation, we will work with westside residents and stakeholders to expand media coverage...

Health

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“Black don’t crack,” but it can

Melanin plays a role in how our skin ages, but more women in their 30s are seeking out anti-aging cosmetic...

Faith

Another accolade for Village HeartBEAT

The Mecklenburg County program that works with local churches to address health disparities in Black and Latino communities won a...

People

Q&A with J.C. Watts Jr., co-founder of Black News Channel

The former congressman and star athlete discusses the network's delayed launch and the intersection of sports and social consciousness.

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