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50 Best Restaurants in Charlotte: 2020

The latest list is here. +Read more

2019 New Restaurants on our Radar

We are so thrilled to be in the midst of Charlotte’s evolving food scene. New restaurants are opening their doors left and right and the result is diverse, delicious culinary options served in high-quality restaurants with amazing ambiances. +Read more

16 Of Charlotte’s New Restaurants You Need To Try

When it comes to Charlotte’s burgeoning culinary scene, 2019 was a continuation of 2018, characterized by a strong surge of visionaries with different interpretations of various cuisines, and a city of foodies ready to eat well. +Read more

Get to know the 3 freshest new businesses to debut in Charlotte

Ready to hit up the newest businesses to open in Charlotte? From a nail salon to a cafe, read on for a list of the newest spots to debut near you. +Read more

Where to Eat in Charlotte’s SouthPark Neighborhood: 2019

These picks are based on our 2019 Best of the Best Awards, 2019 25 Best New Restaurants, 2018 50 Best Restaurants lists, and ongoing considerations from our editors. +Read more

The 25 best new restaurants in Charlotte, right now

The Charlotte food scene exploded in 2019. We’ve covered around 100 restaurant grand openings in the past 12 months. +Read more

6 off-menu fruity cocktails to order at popular Charlotte restaurants

Lately, it’s been hot. Very hot. And with the summer heat here to stay for awhile, you can find refuge from the intense temperatures with these sweet summer cocktails. +Read more

The Best Places for LUNCH in SouthPark

It goes something like this: Let’s go to lunch next week…

Yes! Where should we go? Is there anywhere new you’ve been wanting to try? Wait are they even open for lunch? Let me google them. What’s closest to you? Will it be too crowded? Do we need a reservation? Do they even take reservations?+Read more

Menu Hopping: Bar Marcel

Why fly across the ocean, when you can find the tastes of the mediterranean in SouthPark? Bar Marcel is an oasis of some of the most celebrated cuisines in Europe, from the kitchen to the bar. “Very European feel to it in the menu,” Bar Marcel general manager Susan Walley said. “In the decor, in the music, in everything we’re putting out.”
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Go Inside: Bar Marcel, a new restaurant from the owners of Vivace, now open in SouthPark

“We’ve had our eyes on the SouthPark area for a long time,” said Bar Marcel owner Kevin Jennings. “When I saw an ‘available’ sign on the former Another Broken Egg space, I felt like it was the right spot for us. We love the location, and we’re excited about the space, the concept, the menu and the team we’ve assembled.”+Read more

10 openings we’re looking forward to in 2019 

This year brought us plenty of awesome openings that have certainly made our wallets a little slimmer and clothes a little tighter. Make sure to keep those sweatpants on — as it looks like 2019 will bring in another slew of mouthwatering restaurants and go-to bars and cocktail spots. Here are 10 openings we’ve already got marked on our calendars. +Read more

Bar Marcel opening soon in SouthPark

Bar Marcel, a new concept from Urban Food Group (Vivace, Civetta), will open in the coming weeks. The restaurant will have a small plates-focused menu that borrows influence from French, Spanish, and Italian cuisines.+Read more