I am still reeling from all the fun this week as the 2019 NCRLA Chef Showdown celebrated its grande finale on Monday Sept 30, 2019
Wow! Just Wow! I am delighted at the response from my post on South Carolina Restaurants last week. The original article featuring a half dozen
This week, I’m swinging down to South Carolina for my August Restaurant Roundup, to share what’s cooking across state lines. I’ve spent a lot of
Time for an update on the North Carolina Culinary Competition of the year – the 2019 NCRLA Chef Showdown! This month marks the next phase
Time for the fourth annual NCRLA Chef Showdown. Call your food-centric friends, mark your calendars and save the date. Stay tuned for updates as the
This time last week I was working on my first Charlotte Restaurant Week post for the Summer of 2019. Now, as I write on Thursday
A round of cocktails in Charlotte’s Spring and Summer seasons beg for the invitation to be enjoyed al fresco. Join Charlotte Culinary Expert Heidi Billotto as she sips her way through a list of her favorite spots to enjoy a cocktail with a view.
Get set Charlotte, its time to plan for an evening of Sweet Escapes! Let Food writer, Heidi Billotto take you through the menu of the chocolate-ty goodness offered at the annual Sweet Escapes fundraiser, scheduled for this Saturday evening April 13 at 7 pm.
With 137 different participating restaurants in Queen’s Feast 2019, there are lots of choices to be made. Read as Food and Restaurant writer, Heidi Billotto shares a few of her favorites with photos, menu suggestions and a video, too!
And just like that we find ourselves in the middle of January 2019. Let Charlotte food writer, Heidi Billotto guide you as you hone your dining out plans for Charlotte Restaurant Week, Winter Queen’s Feast 2019.
Time to tune in and turn on your restaurant radar. How many times to you find yourself in search of something new? While there is always time to enjoy the “same old – same old”, its also fun to venture out of the box and try on a new and flavorful find. Take it from food writer Heidi Billotto, you are going to love these six special hidden gems.
How many times to you find yourself looking for a new restaurant? When you travel and want to stop for a non fast food bite,
And just like that, your holiday baking got even easier! Save the date for an All-Star Bake Sale featuring 20 of Charlotte’s best bakers and
Two long time Charlotte faves, Upstream Restaurant and Your Mom’s Donuts announced a sweet new weekday partnership, Heidi Billotto shares the details.
Chef Mike Long takes the helm in the kitchen at The Asbury in Charlotte’s Dunhill Hotel as the new Executive Chef, Heidi Billotto shares the story.
As many of you know, I am a big believer in eating and drinking local; and in eating real food instead of processed substitutes. Recently
One of the things I love about living in Charlotte, North Carolina, is the city’s centralized location. Close to the mountains and not far from
Mark your calendars and save the date of August 27, 2018. At 5:30 that evening a remarkable annual culinary event, the third annual NCRLA Chef
The July 4 holiday always means time to celebrate our country’s early beginnings with friends and family. For us, this year, the week included an
Fasten Your Seatbelts, this food tour is about to begin. This “What I Eight” from the week of June 25 is a bit of a
As a food writer and blogger, I eat and drink a lot – research, don’t you know. On my food-centric travels there are always stops
Can’t begin to tell you how excited I am for friends Tommy and Debbie George and their family on the opening of their third location
Schools out and lots of you are planning to pack up your families and headed to the beach. No doubt that along with the sand
Springtime in Charlotte never leaves a void for things to do and this weekend is no exception, with lots of food and drink-centric events happening
It’s Time to Eat Local North Carolina Beef And just like, that the weather turned the corner and we go from ice cold frosty mornings
Heidi Billotto is back with her April 2018 Restaurant Roundup Update! A list of six terrific hidden gems that should be on your restaurant radar now with Charlotte Today Video and all New Photos in the post. #TellThemHeidiSentYou
Before we take a look at all that is new in the Queen City, Heidi Billotto thought it would be fun to visit some hidden gems, restaurants you may not know about, but should be on your radar…
Life is full of twists and turns that keep it an interesting ride for us all. Each fabulous adventure we enjoy, leads to another. And so it is for longtime CLT restaurateurs, Jessica & Chef Luca Annunziata at Luca/Modern Italian Kitchen.
In my pursuit of all things to eat and drink local, I have had the good fortune to be invited to travel a bit across
The early Springtime events calendar for Charlotte, North Carolina is alway packed full and this year is no exception. Despite the unusual dip in the