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Sweeten Your Summer at Amelie’s

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

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Get Involved with the Piedmont Culinary Guild

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

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Margarita 101 at Paco’s Tacos

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

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New Chef Brings Pacific Rim Influence to Upstream

An oldie but goodie and SouthPark favorite, Upstream has been consistently delicious every time I’ve visited (the first being back in 2015 for my birthday). New Executive Chef Sam Diminich brings no exceptions. Chef Diminich has 18 years of experience in the biz and grew up in his family’s Italian restaurant in Myrtle Beach, SC.… Continue reading New Chef Brings Pacific Rim Influence to Upstream