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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

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Celebrating National Culinary Arts Month with CCSC

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

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Zeitouni: Old World Mediterranean in South Charlotte

Y’all, I love Mediterranean food so much. It comes from my Greek/Italian/Lebanese background, and I can’t get enough. But as much as I love it, it’s not something I eat super often in Charlotte. Probably just a lack of effort on my part. But I found a spot in South CLT that revived my craving for this… Continue reading Zeitouni: Old World Mediterranean in South Charlotte