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Chef’s Best 2015
Chef’s Best for Second Harvest Food Bank.

Kindred
Crafting Culinary Experiences to Soothe Your Soul.

To Market To Market
Local Organic Whole Grains featured in Davidson Bakery.

Getting Sauced
Local and loving it.

Local Flavor enjoys an Historic Past
The official beverage of Turks and Caicos has North Carolina roots.

The Fig Tree Restaurant
The Fig Tree calls the historic Lucas House in Charlotte's Elizabeth neighborhood home and just celebrated its 10th anniversary.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

The Moffett Magic
Chef and restaurateur Bruce Moffett.

Food & Entertaining

Stroll Down Restaurant Row on Elizabeth Avenue
Everything Old Is New Again.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

Modern French Cuisine At Lumiere
Lumiere shows Charlotte how it’s done.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

Chef Tim Groody’s Fork! in Cornelius
Chef Tim Groody cooks from local farms at Fork!
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

The Scone Shop
Take and Bake ready for you to Heat and Eat.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

Gallery Restaurant
The art of cooking at The Ballantyne Hotel.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere

Winston Salem Weekend Getaway
Just a three day weekend away.
Text by Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto, Photography by Gerin Choiniere