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Remember Ethan's, the eclectic Elizabeth hot spot that lured a loyal crowd with a seasonally changing menu and cozy neighborhood vibe? You may even recall Pearl, which suffered an abbreviated stint before quickly handing over the sauté pan to Solera, a Mediterranean establishment that shared a similar fate.

A friend asked for a restaurant recommendation with a challenging twist: He was taking a woman he really liked to dinner for the first time.

A little piece of the Bravo TV show “Top Chef” will come to Charlotte Sept. 13 when the show's nationwide tour makes a stop at the Charlotte Tailgate Farmers Market in Southend.

As interest in all things culinary has grown, there has been an increase in the popularity of cooking classes.

The first thing to know about a barbecue competition – from a spectator's perspective – is to learn to follow your nose.

The Carolina Panthers' home opener is Sunday, Sept. 14, against the Chicago Bears. The game begins at 1 p.m. The tailgating? That'll start earlier. To help you score a hit with your spread, we consulted Joe Cahn, the self-proclaimed Commissioner of Tailgating.

In the list of things that draw attention to Charlotte, here's one you may not want to read:

Luce (Hearst Plaza, Uptown) will offer a four-course tasting menu for $25 each Friday and Saturday night, including a salad, pasta or risotto, entrée and housemade sorbet or gelato.

Ed and I are lunching at Plan B on East Boulevard in Dilworth.

We're discussing fast-growing evergreens, which Ed wants to plant between his condominium and the neighboring building.

Acting as if you know what you're doing is a surefire way to miss a lot of pleasure, and doing it with wine is the most criminal thing I can think of well, other than doing it with food.

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