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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#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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Quincy in the Queen City

Our furry littles also love exploring out and about the Queen City, and luckily for Charlotteans, there are many places that embrace having our four-legged kids around!  I mean, let’s face it.  Life is better with dogs around!

So for the inside scoop on some of the city’s dog-friendly offerings, we turned to a local native who knows the ins-and-outs of the city–Quincy, the dog! Instagram’s @Crooked.Ear.Quincy is @Kaylbee87’s not-so-little furball who is a lab mix, busy doing doggy business, which includes going on long walks on urban greenways, hiking trails, and posing for adorable pics for his dog-mama.  In this interview, Quincy shares with us his most favorite outdoor activities and pro tips, so you and yours can also enjoy the great CLT outdoors!

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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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