restaurant week

Heidi’s Eat Here Now: Charlotte’s Winter Restaurant Week

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.

restaurant radar

Updated: On Your Restaurant Radar January Hidden Gems

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.

plate presentation

Plate Presentation 101: Tips, Recipes and a Video

Even if you are not an industry pro, you can still score when it comes to the art of plate presentation. Use this post from Charlotte Culinary Expert, Heidi Billotto, as a guide for a few quick Holiday How-To’s that will take you through the season and keep your plating game strong throughout the year.

salami

Salamis to Stock: Five Ways to Eat Local

Slice and serve Sun-Raised Foods Lamb Salami for your next Charcuterie Board One of the things I love about these Eat Local Drink Local features is

Asheville

The Asheville What I Eight: Where To Stay & What To Do

Charlotte NC based Food and Travel writer and blogger, Heidi Billotto takes you on a tour of many of her favorite places to stay, things to do and places to eat when next you travel to Asheville, NC.

watermelon

Watermelon: The Last Sweet Slice of Summer

Late August.  Before its all over, lets enjoy one last sweet slice of summer: Local Watermelon.  This time of year I am reminded of a

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