Step into the world of olive oil! At Charlotte’s New World Olive Oil, you will be introduced to many flavors of this rich cooking staple. The shop opened its doors in July of last year and business is booming.
When you walk into the store, you are struck by the modern space, which is [...]
The word chocolate always gets my attention, so when I saw a storefront called Mostly Chocolate on Selwyn Avenue in Charlotte, NC, I was pleasantly surprised. Once inside, I felt right at home with all the different chocolate products displayed. Mostly Chocolate has been in business for three years, with the majority of their [...]
Friendly service at Pinkberry in Charlotte! (Photo Credit: Agaat Den Hertog)
Just about the time your New Year resolutions are slowly dissolving, here comes Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt with their guilt free treats. There are three locations of this fast-expanding franchise in Charlotte: Phillips Place, Arboretum and Douglas International Airport. Pinkberry opened their first [...]
It was apparently “meant to be” when my husband and I laid our eyes on the OMG Coconut Cake that Walter, of Foskoskies Neighborhood Cafe generously donated to Care Rings February Casino Night fundraiser. Although I don’t eat sweets, hubby had been craving Coconut Cake for weeks.
Photo Credit: Foskoskies
I knew homemade [...]
Discover “The Sweetest Secret in Town” by visiting Crave Dessert Bar in Uptown Charlotte. I had the pleasure of receiving stellar customer service and delectable desserts from the hidden treasure. I was greeted by a very stylish hostess that led me into the romantically lit atmosphere fit for a great date night. Although a [...]
Charlotte may not have Broadway, but there are many wonderful arts venues here that provide audiences with a truly first class theatre experience. Among my favorites is Theatre Charlotte, because of it’s intimate setting,(there’s not a bad seat),convenient parking and affordable pricing.
Photo Credit: Theatre Charlotte
Now is the time to reserve a [...]
It’s a busy holiday week, with Hanukkah falling late this year, just a few days before Christmas, then followed by New Year’s ushering in the start of 2012. If the thought of entertaining guests in your home has ever entered your mind (relatives, friends or plenty of both), December is the time to do [...]
My out of town guests were quite impressed after we all toured Charlotte’s Historic Rosedale Plantation on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. I had more planned for them though, while still shying away from anything involving Charlotte’s typical attractions like NASCAR or the Carolina Panthers.
Photo Credit: Olde Mecklenberg Brewery
Since American Express [...]
The oh-so-classy Blue Restaurant and Bar is offering a five-course champagne dinner for $49.95 per person (what a steal!) on Tuesday, December 6th. For the champagne aficionado, there will a variety of Moet imperials, rosés, California bruts and blancs de noirs. And for the foodie: tuna crudo, jumbo seared scallops, lobster and brioche bread [...]
Single and looking to mingle? In the kitchen, that is! Join Chef Jay Jones, Executive Chef of Chateau Noir, LLC and a frequent of the Food Network, for a fun evening of mingling and cooking a holiday meal using the freshest seasonal ingredients around. He also focuses on how to create an exquisite meal [...]