Ink & Ivy, the popular restaurant in uptown Charlotte, dropped from an A to a C in its most recent inspection.
Ink & Ivy, the popular restaurant in uptown Charlotte, dropped from an A to a C in its most recent inspection. Kathleen Purvis
Ink & Ivy, the popular restaurant in uptown Charlotte, dropped from an A to a C in its most recent inspection. Kathleen Purvis

Charlotte Observer food editor Kathleen Purvis has more than 25 years of experience in writing about food., cooking and Southern food culture. She also covers restaurant news (openings, closings, trends and food finds) and she knows where to find the best fried-chicken breakfast in town.