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Heidi’s December Restaurant Round Up: Hidden Gems

Hidden Gems – Five Charlotte Area Restaurants to put on your Dining Out Radar This month I direct your dining out attention to the little

Weekend Eats Atlanta: Restaurants to Put on Your Radar

Atlanta has a lot of great restaurants  – and, not to pick sides this close to the Superbowl, one pretty good football team.   And

On Your Charlotte Restaurant Radar: 5 Asian Restaurants you must not miss!

After all the holiday trimmings, visions of sugarplums, Hanukkah candles and potato latkes have come and gone this holiday season, lets take a break and

3 Day Weekend: Durham NC

Whadaya say, time to get the heck outta Dodge and plan a relaxing 3Day weekend? Consider a visit to the Bull City – just an

Winner Winner Chicken Dinner

It was a tremendous afternoon on Sunday Nov 6 in Charlotte! It was the first time I attended an Order/fire screening, but I can assure you

Greensboro, NC Getaway Plan A 3Day Weekend this Fall

  In Need of a little getaway this fall season? Might I suggest that you look no further than North Carolina’s Triad region connecting three

October 2016 Restaurant RoundUp: 6 Restaurants That Should Be on Your Radar

Updated Blog post to go along with my October Restaurant Round Up segment on WCNC’s Charlotte Today which originally aired Wed., Oct 19, 2016. A

Get Your Panther Game Day Eats On

Football season 2016 is kicking off and Carolina Panther’s fans of all ages are feeling the roar!  Time to suit up for the season, and

Four Day Weekend:Greenville, SC…Yeah, That Greenville WOW!

In need of a September vaca? On the lookout for more food, drink and music than you can shake a stick at? Well, you’ll be

cooking classes

Delicious Ways to Eat your Fruits and Veggies

Always great fun working with my friend Chef Mark Allison and Monday morning of this week was no different. The occasion: a food styling gig for

Kindred’s in Davidson NC Garners James Beard Accolades

On Wednesday February 17, 2016 The James Beard Foundation announced  its list of Restaurant and Chef Award semifinalists for the 26th annual James Beard Foundation

Chefs give back for Soup on Sunday

Bowlfuls of good tastes served Sunday Jan 31 to benefit Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region Soup does a body good… true. I’m a soup lover

Hurry, Hurry…Read All About It

Lots to read about in the culinary sections in both the Fall and Winter issues of Charlotte Living Magazine – ICYMI ( In Case You

5 Cool Places to Put on Your Dining Out Radar

Tiz the time of the year for lists  and count downs. Today, I offer you my dear readers, a quick catch up on a blog

Making a list, Checking it Twice – Heidi Billotto’s Restaurant Guide of Great Charlotte Spots to Wine and Dine

A Few of my Favorite Finds When I moved to Charlotte nearly 40 years ago, if you wanted wine or a cocktail with dinner it

February Nibbles and Sips

A quick post as we say goodbye to February and head into March of 2014, my way of sharing a taste or two of several of my favorite

A Taste of Honey – Tupelo Honey Cafe gives back to the Charlotte community

If you have been looking for an opportunity to try out Charlotte’sTupelo Honey Café NOW is the time. Today and tomorrow Tupelo Honey Café encourages

Feeling Romantic? Six Sensational Spots to Dine with Your Valentine

As many of you know, each month I present a “where to dine” restaurant segment on WCNC’s Charlotte Today program. Every 4-6 weeks the show’s

2014 – New Eats in Town – The Flipside Cafe

Wowzer! – With the new year at its very beginnings, it’s going to be a month marked by restaurants opening all over town in Charlotte, North Carolina; and as

Five Favorites for August

August 2013 – With so much happening this month and in the months ahead on the Charlotte restaurant scene look for lots of new and exciting news

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