CLT Eats

The Fox and Falcon

David Burke brings his classic New American and modern steakhouse fare to SouthPark. For years, the prominent chef and restaurateur’s desire was to open a restaurant in Charlotte, precisely in the neighborhood where The Fox & Falcon by David Burke is located. The 4,100-square-foot space in Sharon Square was given a facelift after Dogwood closed in August. Dark wood furniture and heavy beams were brightened with lighter paint, ambient lighting, and white tablecloths and chairs. […]

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Limani Restaurant – Sneak Peak

The former space which was home to Upstream has now reopened as the beautiful Limani Charlotte restaurant! The Greek-inspired Mediterranean bistro, opened in Phillips Place and I had the pleasure of having a first look. Quality ingredients and an emphasis on simplicity yield light, clean dishes that pop with flavor and showcase the deft yet subtle hand of Executive Chef M.J. Alam and his local culinary team. Limani makes a bold first impression, with an open, airy and

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Beam Suntory Dinner Pairing at Dot Dot Dot

Another amazing cocktail dinner pairing with Beam Suntory at Dot Dot Dot. Lead by owner Stefan Huebner and Beam Suntory rockstar Kevin Creasy! And let’s not forget the amazing DotDotDot staff that made it all happen! The menu included… Welcome Cocktail –  Roku Gin, sweet Yuzu cordial, lime and elderflower.Paired with….Amuse-Bouche – tuna sashimi, wasabi, peach peppers, puffed rice and ponzuTasting – Suntory Toki Japanese Highball – Suntory toki, carbonated water and grapefruitPaired with….Salad – Mizuna, Satsumaimo, Sesame

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Darci Frank – The Vintage Cigar Bar – Purple Drink

I first met Miss. Darci Frank at a Jim Beam industry event in 2016. I was pleasantly surprised to see she was (amongst a myriad of things) mixing up amazing cocktails at The Vintage Cigar Bar in Southend.  Check out the full story at Justin DriscollHello, my name is Justin Driscoll. Originally from New Jersey, I call the wonderful state of North Carolina home. I might have taken your photo at some point or met you at

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Delectable Davidson

I recently spent the day in Davidson NC. Home to the elite liberal arts college, Davidson also has some great eats, drink and shops. I visited a few. Milkbread, Grow, Summit Coffee, The Pickled Peach and Main Street books. Also on the Davidson Campus look for the sculpture made of hardwood tree branches. “Common Ground” by North Carolina artist Patrick Dougherty is rustic art you can walk in, around and through. Another notable work is Magdalena Abakanowicz’s

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SouthPark Magazine, Supperland, Plaza Midwood, CLT Eats

SouthPark Magazine Feature “Divine Design”

I was super excited to see the renovated church that now is home to Supperland. Their attention to detail is amazing. Everything from food to cocktails to desert and of course decor was top notch. Really fun shoot with great folks! “No details were spared at Supperland, the highly anticipated new restaurant in a former church in Plaza Midwood. For foodies and craft cocktail lovers, the March 3 opening of Supperland has been a long

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