A Legend is Reborn

Housed in the famed former penguin drive-in location, the new Mexican-inspired Comida brings a modern vibe to Plaza Midwood. In the U.S, Mexican food is often reduced to a plate of refried beans and an overstuffed burrito. But the real flavors of Mexico are rich and varied. In it are seven regions encompassing 31 individual states, each with unique culinary…

Las Mujeres

Look around Charlotte’s restaurant kitchens. How many women do you see at the helm? A handful, maybe. Read the headlines of the latest food and drink article. What do you see? A sparse sprinkling of women amidst a sea of male-centric food stories. Now, widen the lens on Charlotte’s culinary scene and look again. The women of Charlotte’s food and…

In Good Taste

During the week, this 36-year-old father of two splits his time living in a condo above the original Charlotte 5Church, and on weekends he’s in a house just a 10-minute walk from the restaurant’s equally popular second location in Charleston. (He and his partners also own Nan and Byron’s in South End.) Recently named one of the 40 Rising Stars…