Follow the Culinary Journey of Cooking with Chef Alyssa’s Spreads for the Very First Time

Last month Chef Alyssa's Kitchen teamed up with us for a CLT tales giveaway, where the winner chosen won two spreads from Chef Alyssa's Kitchen. The first spread was a Smoked Chili and Rosemary Mustard spread, and the second is a Champagne-Tomato Jam spread. Both of these delicious spreads represent the style of food Chef Alyssa … Continue reading Follow the Culinary Journey of Cooking with Chef Alyssa’s Spreads for the Very First Time

Charlotte’s First Adult Playground Opens This Month

Get ready to unleash your inner child, because Recess Charlotte is opening very soon in Charlotte's Plaza Midwood. July 21st is Recess Charlotte's anticipate grand opening date at their location in Plaza Midwood near Vistas at 707 Apartments. Recess is a fun adult playground, where you can kick-back with friends, family, coworkers, and even your four pawed … Continue reading Charlotte’s First Adult Playground Opens This Month

Win Two Spreads from Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

CLT tales is partnering with Chef Alyssa's Kitchen for a CLT tales giveaway through social media where the winner will win two Chef Alyssa's Spreads! Chef Alyssa's Spreads have been crafted by Chef Alyssa herself and represent the style of food she loves to create: healthy, light, fresh and all-natural. How to Enter Enter by Twitter: … Continue reading Win Two Spreads from Chef Alyssa’s Kitchen

Best Ice Cream and Popsicle Joints in Charlotte

It's that time of year again everyone! It's time for our legs to stick to the chairs we sit in and our hair to the back of our necks. It's no secret that the south has been unbearably blessed with high temperatures and serious humidity. Local Carolinians know that to survive Carolina summers outdoors you … Continue reading Best Ice Cream and Popsicle Joints in Charlotte

Where to go in Charlotte for National Donut Day

This Friday June 2nd is National Donut Day, a tradition (or as I like to call it holiday) started by the Salvation Army in 1938 as a way to feed hungry Americans during the Great Depression. How can you celebrate #NationalDonutDay this Friday in Charlotte? Make a stop by one of these local donut shops (or … Continue reading Where to go in Charlotte for National Donut Day

Chef Alyssa’s Korean Cooking Class

Register your seat at Chef Alyssa's Kitchen for her Korean Cooking Class this Friday.  Get ready to master Korean dishes like Dak Bulgogi (Korean Barbeque) and Bibimbap (warm bowl of steamed rice will be topped with Spiced Windy Hill Grass Fed Beef and a Local Pasture Egg).  Chef Alyssa's Kitchen is the place to have good … Continue reading Chef Alyssa’s Korean Cooking Class

Grab your Tickets for the Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour

Sample and sip your way through some of Uptown Charlotte’s best representations of the local South through Feast Food Tour's Soul of the South event June 2nd.  Chefs and restaurant owners will explain the influence of Southern Heritage in their cuisine & beverage menus.  Many of their recipes are Southern family traditions, others are created … Continue reading Grab your Tickets for the Soul of the South Uptown Food Tour

Mocco Bistro: South End’s Authentic Greek Eatery

Mocco Bistro is South Boulevard's home of European pastries and coffee. With the most authentic Greek desserts and treats, Mocco Bistro is the place to go for some warm conversation and a unique bite to eat. The Tale Dionysia Lianou, a girl from Athens, Greece, traveled halfway around the world to study photography at Central Piedmont Community College. Dionysia … Continue reading Mocco Bistro: South End’s Authentic Greek Eatery

Fueled by Coffee, Nurtured by Community: Smelly Cat Coffee

We all know that NoDa's Smelly Cat Coffeehouse is the place to go in Charlotte for great coffee, conversation, and Smelly Cat merch, but how did this place come to be? Well, here's the story Smelly Cat’s evolution & success belongs to more than one individual. The story of Smelly Cat began with Richard and … Continue reading Fueled by Coffee, Nurtured by Community: Smelly Cat Coffee

Morning Tales: The Tale of Midtown’s Original Pancake House

The Original Pancake House was founded in 1953 in Portland Oregon by Les Highet and Erma Hueneke. Drawing upon their many years of experience in the culinary field and their comprehensive working knowledge of authentic national and ethnic pancake recipes, they were able to offer the unique and original menu we see today. Unusual items like … Continue reading Morning Tales: The Tale of Midtown’s Original Pancake House