At this Black-owned restaurant, a BBQ recipe four years in the making

Roberts had worked in the restaurant industry his whole life, so opening his own restaurant was a longtime dream.
By Bethany Lane | November 18, 2021

GRITS CLT: when you want a home-cooked meal…from a food truck

With catering services and food truck, Jorieka Downey says she has big dreams for the future.
By Bethany Lane | October 8, 2021

A couple’s love of hip hop and healthy smoothies turned into a thriving business

The Brooks wanted a business they could pass down to their kids. Now they're three years strong.
By Bethany Lane | August 22, 2021

It’s getting hot. Two Scoops Creamery has what you need to cool down.

Creative flavors, ice cream cakes, and four locations.
By Bethany Lane | July 8, 2021

Derita Dairy Bar is back with fresh food and low prices

The West Charlotte restaurant is serving comfort food in a covid-friendly way.
By Bethany Lane | June 4, 2021

Celebrity Chef mixes ethnic flavors with classics in East Charlotte

A twist on mac & cheese, wings and more at The Nappy Chef, just minutes away from Sheffield Park.
By Bethany Lane | May 6, 2021

Charlotte-based rapper & manager find quick success with vegan-burger food truck

Romeo's Vegan Burgers provides comfort food to the health-conscious.
By Bethany Lane | March 22, 2021

Johnson & Wales alum serves up tacos, sandwiches, fries… and is Covid-friendly

Chef Corey Jones opened Mad Dash to cook and serve his favorite foods. Get takeout and eat at a local park.
By Bethany Lane | February 24, 2021

A love story, a Black-owned deli, and a green space perfect for an autumn stroll

Meet Andrew and Lisa Drayton, owners of the Bedder Bedder & Moore Delicatessen; then take a relaxing walk along the Little Sugar Creek Greenway.
By GlennOaks Media | November 25, 2020

2 spots in east Charlotte for health-conscious residents

In NoDa, a Black-owned juice bar turns 4 years old, while just a short drive away, Mecklenburg County is building massive fitness center.
By GlennOaks Media | November 6, 2020