̶E̶̶a̶̶t̶ Drink Around the World in the Queen City: BOBA

Not that we are BUBBLE TEA or BOBA experts but we’ve drank our fair share of this delicious little treat that is FINALLY (thank the heavens!!!) becoming more readily available in the Queen City. Before, we had to either go make a trek to our favorite Asian market in Stallings, NC or go to one […]

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Manny’s Cocktail Corner: Pinya Punch

Yes, we have another cocktail post for y’all because it’s patio season and why not? Here’s another quick and easy cocktail recipe to take you away to the islands. ‘Pinya’ is Tagalog for ‘pineapple’–Tagalog being our native tongue from the Philippines. We hope you guys like this. It’s so easy to make and so easy […]

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#DoseofCLT: Matcha in the Queen City

I love tea so matcha.  Really, just so matcha love.  Everything is just so matcha better whenever I can get myself a cup of this goodness.  If I could just start everyday with some, like is that too matcha to ask? Alright, alright, alright.  I know y’all get it.  I’ve jumped on the matcha bandwagon […]

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#DoseofCLT: Historic South End

These days, everybody is just craving more than a fleeting moment—we’re all looking for ways to fill our days with memories and experiences. Everybody works hard and wants to play even harder. So when in the Queen City and you get some time off in your hands, how should you spend it? Well, as your […]

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Our Royal Line-up for the Queen’s Feast

Hey Charlotte!  Today kicks off this summer’s Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week and for $30 or $35, you can indulge in a 3-course meal and satiate your inner foodie wants!  126 restaurants all over Charlotte and neighboring cities like Belmont, Fort Mill, Gastonia, and Mooresville are whipping up their best tasting menus and opening up their dining room for all to feast like royals without having to drain your wallet!

We’ve been enjoying this week of celebrating our city’s gastronomic scene since we moved to Charlotte, and it’s been growing every year with more and more restaurants participating.  With so many options, how do you narrow it down?  Well, here are some of our picks from our past experiences:

Our top picks in the city: Essex Bar & Bistro, Vivace, and Upstream.

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