FOOD: Aix en Provence's Patrick Garrivier on His Next Steps

When Aix en Provence and Le Cochon D’Or abruptly closed their doors last June, diners learned the news in an email newsletter. There was no explanation for the restaurant closings, or any mention of where co-owner and celebrated Charlotte restaurateur Patrick Garrivier would go next. Now, nearly four months later, Charlotte magazine has the answer. Here are six more things to know about Garrivier’s next move.

New Italian Restaurant to Open in South End

Next month, on November 13, North Italia will open its first North Carolina location in The Railyard development in South End, just a quarter mile from its sister restaurant, Flower Child. North Italia—which also has locations in Arizona and Texas,…

A 2019 Charlotte Election Preview

IT CAN BE HARD to get excited about off-year elections—which North Carolina reserves for municipal and at-large school board races and maybe the occasional local referendum—with no national presidential or midterm elections to goose voters to booths. This year, the…