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
Hello. I could write out a long apology about how I never update this thing, but let’s be serious… it’s gonna happen again. And that’s okay! You can always find me over on Instagram updating daily. I don’t have anything cool to say, so here’s a gallery of some of the tasty things I’ve been… Continue reading Here’s a Bunch of Stuff I’ve Eaten Lately
One of very favorite things about “food blogging” in Charlotte is the people I meet. Yes, I obviously LOVE to eat and enjoy sharing my experiences with anyone who will listen, but there is a less-talked-about side (but equally important) to this whole thing. And that’s the people. Here’s a little about a group of… Continue reading Celebrating National Culinary Arts Month with CCSC
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
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
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!