One of my faaavorite CLT spots, Midwood Smokehouse, is celebrating National BBQ Month in serious style. Throughout the month of May, you can order specially prepared Knob Creek bourbon-glazed baby back ribs at any Midwood Smokehouse location. The platter ($18) also comes with sweet jalapeño cornbread and mustard-based dill potato salad. “We are famous for our… Continue reading Get these bourbon-glazed ribs at Midwood Smokehouse all May long
Amelie’s superfans – have y’all tried their spring seasonal macaron?! The Barbe À Papa Macaron (also know as the cotton candy macaron or unicorn macaron) consists of pink-and-blue-swirled cookie shells filled with French cotton candy buttercream. The color can vary as you’ll see in my bright batch (see the more common variation here.) Given that Amelie’s… Continue reading Amelie’s is now serving the “unicorn macaron” for a limited time
Food and wine lovers, listen up! Tickets to this year’s Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend are on sale, and this year, they’re offering a perk for us millennials. The 35 and younger crowd can purchase a discounted ticket for $75 (normally $125) to the Grand Tasting Event on Friday, April 20. Charlotte Wine & Food… Continue reading 35 or younger? You can score a discounted ticket to Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend
Looking to brush up on your cocktail-makings skills? Same. I can make a mean vodka water with lemon (I know, ew) but when it comes to crafting something special, I don’t have much experience. That’s why I was super pumped to take a SHAKE.STIR.SIP.SOCIALIZE Cocktail Class by Liberate Your Palate. Liberate Your Palate was founded… Continue reading Learn how to craft cocktails with Liberate Your Palate
If I’ve talked about my love for Mediterranean food one too many times, I’m sorry. But not sorry enough to not do it again. Enter Kid Cashew, the Mediterranean restaurant I mentioned a few posts back. Time and time again, I’ve had GREAT meals at this Dilworth spot. Earlier this month, I was given the chance… Continue reading Let’s Eat with Kid Cashew
Raise your hand if you’re on the kombucha train. 🙋♀️ If you’re not quite sure what it is, here’s the best explanation I know: fermented tea. It has been known to improve overall gut health and contains probiotics and B vitamins (for increased energy). I actually take a probiotic capsule every day. So when I met… Continue reading What it’s like to drink Lenny Boy Kombucha for 30 days straight
Y’all! I’ve teamed up with Evoke, the restaurant inside Le Meridien, to give away a sweet Valentine’s Day date. You can enter to win a one-night stay at the hotel plus dinner for two at Evoke. ❤️ I had the pleasure of eating at Evoke last night, and it was such a great experience. I’ve… Continue reading Enter to win this Valentine’s Day Giveaway!