#DoseofCLT: Charlotte Coffee Shops

Not that anyone ever really needs a reason to grab a cup of coffee, but tomorrow, September 29, is officially #NationalCoffeeDay. There are so many Charlotte coffee shops all over town and while a strong cup of Joe is great and all, a strong café game is also key these days. Luckily for the Queen […]

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New York City Eats in the Queen City

We seriously had a difficult time trying to put together our blog post about New York City–a trip we took over July 4th. With over 1,400+ photos of our eats, drinks, and city skyline streets and over 126,432 steps logged per Kriska’s FitBit totaling about 53 miles all over Manhattan and Dumbo, we definitely packed […]

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Dot Dot Dot: A Culinary-Driven Bar Experience

We all know what a speakeasy is, but it’s only really until about a year ago that Charlotte finally got one that truly lives up to the concept.  The people behind Dot Dot Dot have succeeded in where most ventures have failed; commitment and restraint.

The experience begins immediately once you walk into what was a former storage unit located in the back lot of Park Rd Shopping Center. The red leather booths, tin coffer ceilings, and low light give the feeling of what one might imagine speakeasies were like during the prohibition era without being kitschy.  The shining star of the space has to be the marble bar that faces an the extensive collection of whiskey and other spirits.  If possible, try to grab a seat at the bar, it will give you a chance to chat up the bartenders and maybe even meet new friends in the process.

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Oh My Donut!

For the sake of making sure y’all were ready for national donut day, Manny and I ventured into three different CLT neighborhoods for some of our favorite local
donut shops. This was purely for research purposes, so donut judge us–even if you did, it was so good we donut even care. So donut worry, be happy–and grab yourself a single, 1/2 dozen, or dozen donuts! Share or donut! You do you, booboo!

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