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The restaurant littleSpoon opened in July, with a cafe-luxe decor and intriguing breakfast/lunch menus that were a little off the beaten path without getting crazy.

Beef, yes, but more at this Cotswold neighborhood spot: Good seasonal fare, and smart drinks

We look in on Miro Spanish Grille, in a new location, and Bonterra, reunited with a former chef.

Check out these 5 places to sample a mezcal cocktail.

What am I thankful for in Charlotte dining? Plenty!

What am I thankful for in Charlotte dining? Plenty!

Passion8, Dogwood Southern Table and Bar off to interesting starts.

Charlotte-based MAP Management this week announced plans to open 5Church Charleston in early summer 2015 at Market and East Bay streets in Charleston’s downtown historic district.

Here’s what we know is open for Thanksgiving.

Here’s what we know is open for Thanksgiving.

An east Charlotte bakery thrives after struggling through the recession.

Passion8 Bistro now makes its home in the Queen City.

Executive chef Chris Coleman of The Asbury at The Dunhill Hotel Uptown has unveiled a new Campfire Menu for fall.

Mexican-inspired bar food, easy environment makes Dilworth spot savory

Especially for Halloween, I offer five foods that diners often tell me they fear, and a few Charlotte places that might just get you over it.

Sycamore Brewing in Charlotte will have its grand opening 2-9 p.m. Nov. 1.

Where to find vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free restaurants in the Charlotte area.

The Summit Room aims high, with a menu from chef Brent Martin that’s imaginative, yet consistently identifiably Southern.

Persis Biryani Indian Grill, a franchise based in New Jersey, has two locations in Charlotte, one of which you should check out.

Two new spots, Eight Sushi Asian Kitchen in NC Music Factory complex and Bakersfield in Dilworth, zero in on what’s been missing – and what hasn’t been.

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