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& Entertaining Articles

Raising The Wine Bar At Dean & Deluca Wine Room
Sip, Swirl and Savor at Dean & Deluca Wine Room.

New Kids on the Block
Three new chef driven restaurants tell Charlotte how it’s done.

2014 Gift Guide For The Gourmet And Gourmand
Treat yourself and your friends, and cook up some fun this Holiday season.

A Few Of My Favorite Finds
Heidi Billotto’s Restaurant Guide of Great Charlotte Spots to Wine and Dine.

A Taste Of Honey
Tupelo Honey Cafe: comfort food you’re going to love.

Honey Do
The Business Of Local Bees.

Fire In The City
The fun heats up as Competition Dining rolls back into town!

Latour: Cornerstone To Tradition
Louis-Fabrice Latour, the reigning “king” of Maison Louis Latour.

Fahrenheit Kobe Short Ribs
Chef Rocco Whalen’s Fahrenheit Recipe.

Hot Venue With A View
Chef Rocco Whalen’s Fahrenheit will fill lofty expectations.

The Moffett Magic
Chef and restaurateur Bruce Moffett.

Chef Mark Allison
Chanticleer Holdings is a local treasure.

Competition Dining Heats Up Across The State
North Carolina’s Favorite Culinary Sport Is On Fire.

Spark, Ignite Or Rekindle
Bonterra Dining and Wine Room, for the Romance of it all.

Eat your Peas and Carrots (and the pods and stems, as well)
Repurposing Your Produce Scraps.

The Flipside Cafe
Locally inspired food in nearby Fort Mill, SC.

Food & Entertaining

The Fig Tree Restaurant
The Fig Tree calls the historic Lucas House in Charlotte's Elizabeth neighborhood home and just celebrated its 10th anniversary.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

Bonterra Dining & Wine Room
John “JD” Duncan, owner of Bonterra Dining and Wine Room in Charlotte’s historic South End, has been in the restaurant business since he was 16.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

Passion 8 Fine Dining & Catered Events
Passion 8 is one of Charlotte’s most celebrated dining spots, and its history is a colorful one.

An Interactive Dining Experience
The 2015 Got To Be NC Competition Dining Series Battles Have Begun.