Two wine posts in a row! Who am I? Seriously, I wasn’t a wine fan until maybe 2-3 years ago… and I still don’t really care for white wine. But I can dig some reds. Lucky for me, the Queen City Classic Food & Wine Tour included allll the red wine. 🍷 This day-trip to… Continue reading Escape for the Day on the QC Classic Food & Wine Tour
Sure, drinking wine is fun, but have you ever blended your own? You can make this happen by attending the Wine Blending Experience at the Ritz-Carlton right here in Charlotte. Sound daunting? It’s not at all. Every Wednesday – Saturday, the Ritz team hosts a wine blending session right outside the Hidden Wine Room (located… Continue reading Blend Your Own Wine at the Ritz
Well hello! Back again with a smorgasbord of stuff I’ve eaten (and drank) lately. Part I was so fun to compile, so let’s get to it again. Just a reminder to follow me over on Instagram for daily eats and drinks. Here we go… Anddd that’s just a TASTE of it.
It’s hard not to be in love with Amelie’s French Bakery. I can’t get enough of their beautiful pastries, savory breakfast sandwiches, and tasty coffee concoctions. A Charlotte staple for twelve years, Amelie’s can be found in all parts of Charlotte: NoDa (original location), Park Road, Carmel Commons, and Uptown (Bonus! Amelie’s is also in… Continue reading Sweeten Your Summer at Amelie’s
I obviously love to eat but throughout my dining adventures, I’ve become enthralled by the most important aspect of food: the people behind it. That’s why I love the Piedmont Culinary Guild. PCG is a nonprofit that connects chefs, farmers, and all types of purveyors through education, recognition, and the sharing of resources. The link… Continue reading Get Involved with the Piedmont Culinary Guild
GRILLED CHEESE. I love it. You love it. We all love it. So, in honor of my partnership with Dorothy’s® Creamery, guess what I made? YEAH. GRILLED CHEESE. But not just any ol’ grilled cheese (although, let’s be clear… I’m happy with any grilled cheese you throw at me.) I’m about to hit y’all with… Continue reading Make this Blackberry Bacon Grilled Cheese with Dorothy’s® Creamery Cheese
One of my faaaavorite restaurants since day one in Charlotte is Paco’s Tacos & Tequila. The chips. The salsa (green and red.) The guac. The tacos. And… the margs. While I typically can only handle one margarita (sugar overload), it’s hard to resist just the one at Paco’s. They’re refreshing, easy to drink, and full… Continue reading Margarita 101 at Paco’s Tacos