Despite pandemic-related challenges, Charlotte Black Restaurant Week returns for fifth year

The number of participating restaurants is down significantly from previous years, said founder Cathay Dawkins.
By Jalon Hill | October 21, 2021

Popular restaurateurs announce new restaurant group

BayHaven Restaurant Group is the latest venture from Leah & Louise restaurant co-owners, Chef Greg and Subrina Collier.
By Katrina Louis | May 27, 2021

Meet the owners behind Charlotte’s first cereal bar

Couple-preneurs and childhood friends talk about opening Day & Night Exotic Cereal Bar.
By Katrina Louis | April 8, 2021

From prison to restaurant owners, men behind Renaldo’s Culinary Experience open up about their journey

Chef Renaldo Norris and Mario Recinos opened Renaldo’s Culinary Experience four years ago to show former offenders that they have a second chance at life.
By Jonathan Limehouse | October 28, 2020

22 Street Kitchen among four Charlotte restaurants awarded $25,000 Discover program grant

The Creole fusion food truck is one of 200 Black-owned restaurants sharing in the $5 million pool to help Black restaurateurs hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 28, 2020

With uptown empty, Mert’s Heart & Soul struggles to find customers

Most of the industries that play a major role in bringing people uptown were hit hardest by the pandemic.
By David Griffith, The Charlotte Ledger | September 21, 2020

Charlotte Black Restaurant Week dates announced

Culinary event extended for an additional week, taking place Oct. 19-31.
By QCity Metro Staff | September 14, 2020

HotBox Next Level Kitchen wins $25,000 from Discover’s Eat It Forward Program

The program aims to help Black-owned restaurants impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | September 10, 2020

Franchisees set to open gourmet hot dog eatery in University City

Local family expands The Original Hot Dog Factory into Charlotte. The restaurant chain became popular after features on "The Real Housewives of Atlanta."
By Katrina Louis | August 24, 2020

Behind the scenes with this Charlotte microbiologist who created a food delivery service

During a time when public health is top of mind, TakeNow Delivery is adding a bit of science to ensure food safety.
By Sabrina Clark | August 3, 2020