Charlotte Restaurants

Amelie’s is now serving the “unicorn macaron” for a limited time

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

Charlotte Events

35 or younger? You can score a discounted ticket to Charlotte Wine & Food Weekend

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

Charlotte Brewery

What it’s like to drink Lenny Boy Kombucha for 30 days straight

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

Charlotte Restaurants

Get Your Pierogi Fix at Babushka’s Pierogi

Update [7/10/18]: Babushka’s Pierogi is now closed. 😦 I know absolutely nothing about Polish or Russian food. I’ve had plenty of kielbasa in my days and a few run-ins with sauerkraut, but other than that, nada. I now know that it’s delicious, and I’ll happily get my fix at Babushka’s Pierogi from now on. This… Continue reading Get Your Pierogi Fix at Babushka’s Pierogi