Food + Drink

Fresh Take: Osteria LuCa on Park Road

The team behind TRUE Crafted Pizza added another name to Charlotte’s growing roster of Italian eateries in 2020. Osteria LuCa opened in January in the space previously occupied by Charlotte Café, and there’s still a wait for a table after 6…

The Story Behind... Dressler’s Cheesecake

Jon Dressler opened his first restaurant in Birkdale Village in Huntersville in September 2003. His mom, Joan, offered to make her cheesecake for a weekend feature. She used her grandmother’s recipe, which she’d perfected in the Bronx in the early…

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