Beverly's Gourmet Foods
1515 Harding Pl, Charlotte, NC 28203
Award: Prepared Foods
Year Won: 2012
Pick: Editor's Pick
Beverly McLaughlin of Beverly’s Gourmet Foods is the fourth generation of her family to sell vegetables or food at the Mecklenburg County Market, and many of her signature items, like her pimento cheese and “Granny’s vegetable soup,” are made from her grandmother’s original recipes. Bonus: you can find her fresh quiches, soups, casseroles, entrées, and spreads all over the city, including Healthy Home Market, Reid’s Fine Foods, and the 7th Street Public Market, among others.