Until now, the only way to find out what people in the United States eat and how many calories they consume has been government data, which can lag behind the rapidly expanding and changing food marketplace. Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are trying to change that by creating a gargantuan map of what foods Americans are buying and eating.
Charlotte has a plethora of bars and an exciting nightlife to offer residents and out of town visitors. Less known about perhaps, is the great selection of hotel bars. Some offer the best views, drinks, and appetizers in the entire city.
Charlotte is known for being a very musically inclined city, with live performances and music shows taking place nearly everyday. But for the unknown artist, lining up a gig can be challenging. Open mic nights are a great way for local artists to gain increased exposure, while also getting to show-case their talents.
Charlotte nightlife is not just limited to nightclubs. Less known about perhaps, are two amazing piano bars located in our city. Piano bars appeal to customers who want to spend time with their friends while enjoying a few drinks, and the sound of a live piano.
Take advantage of valet parking available at Charlotte nightclubs to smooth your entry into a great night out.
The hipster vibe is especially strong in the Plaza-Midwood neighborhood, where you’ll find cool nightspots, vegetarian-friendly restaurants, thrift stores, and the iconic Common Market.
Kelli Bordeaux took a break from life as a soldier at North Carolina’s Fort Bragg to do what many 20-somethings do on a Friday night: Maybe have a few drinks, play pool and belt out some songs at a local karaoke night.
There are certain nights when a beer thirst is not easily quenched. For future reference, check out these five Queen City beer halls, which can certainly quench anyone’s thirst. This list includes Molly MacPherson’s Scottish Pubs & Grill, the Olde Mecklenburg Brewery, Flying Saucer Draught Emporium, Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery, and Growlers Pourhouse.
Sticking to the basics of a margarita — serving the treat neat, on the rocks or frozen with salt or sugar sprinkled on the rim — these four Queen City establishments are making strides toward perfecting the margarita. The list includes La Paz Restaurante, the Prickly Pear, and the Margarita Man of Charlotte.