Our Most Popular Charlotte Food Stories of 2021

1. Served History: The Story Behind Gus’ Sir Beef

Through more than five decades, the spot has served the famous and humble fried squash and other delectables from fresh its farm

By Kathleen Purvis

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Photo by Peter Taylor


2. Dinner Reservations: Chef Jim Noble and an Ever-Changing Charlotte

He’s one of this city’s most successful, innovative, and philanthropic restaurant owners—and a lot of people won’t set foot in his eateries

By Kathleen Purvis

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PHOTO BY LOGAN CYRUS


3. Does the Promised Supperland Deliver in Plaza Midwood?

Part steakhouse, part garden party, this new spot shines in an old place of worship.

By Taylor Bowler

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Photos by Peter Taylor


4. Vegan Soul Food: On the Rise in Charlotte?

Locals are embracing familiar comfort foods with a twist

By Jared Misner

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Photo by Peter Taylor


5. Here’s the New Champion of Charlotte Magazine’s Beer Bracket

The local brew competition returned for 2021. The results:

By Andy Smith

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6. What We Lost When Price’s Chicken Coop Closed

The humble, venerable fried chicken joint told us something essential about ourselves

By Kathleen Purvis

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7. A Hospitality Love Story in Charlotte

Brian and Tiffany Lombard’s tale merges food, hospitality—and learning to expect the unexpected

By Taylor Bowler

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8. Fresh Take: Steak 48 in SouthPark

It’s worth the buzz—and the splurge.

By Taylor Bowler

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Photo by Peter Taylor


9. The Continuing Tradition of Charlotte’s Greek Restaurants

The mainstays of a century-old immigrant legacy in Charlotte

By Kathleen Purvis

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Photo by Peter Taylor


10. Inside Camp North End’s Evolving Dining Scene

In a tough year for restaurants, site’s planning and progressive community allowed its food vendors to thrive

By Allison Braden

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