Food + Drink

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…

PHOTOS: Brooks' Sandwich House Reopens in NoDa

Brooks’ Sandwich House reopened on Saturday in NoDa, after its temporary closing following the shooting death of co-owner Scott Brooks on Dec. 9. Photographer Logan Cyrus was there to capture "Community Appreciation Day" at the spot. Ticket No. 1 belonged…

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