Bourbon Cocktails Bring Added Excitement To A Classic American Spirit
Bourbon has long been celebrated as the unofficial American spirit and has centuries of fascinating stories behind it. But bourbon is a lot more versatile than being served neat or on the rocks. It's the star of many complex cocktail favorites, including classics like the Manhattan, Old Fashioned, and even the Mint Julep.
2019 BOB Awards: Eat
Dinner and a show—the gold standard of first dates. Chef Michael Noll’s show is a little different, though. Admire Noll’s culinary expertise (peep those knife skills) with a view into its open kitchen right off the main dining area, and then taste the expert dishes you just watched him make.
Bardo: South End’s New Small Plate Destination
Located in the South End and Wilmore neighborhoods, Bardo is all about opposites and in-betweens. It’s all casual, laid-back atmosphere, with cuisine that’s anything but everyday. It’s small, unobtrusive design, coupled with boldly flavored small plates and creative cocktails.
Review: At Bardo, Dishes Nostalgic, Yet Indulgent and Innovative
MY FAVORITES at Bardo all eat like junk food, and I mean that in the best way. The diver scallops, with chicken skins and a fermented hot sauce, remind me of childhood road trips in which the aroma of my spicy fried pork skins filled the family station wagon. Just as I was then, I’m embarrassed—but not restrained—by my own guilty pleasures while trying the winning dishes at Bardo, chef Michael Noll’s new restaurant in Wilmore.
Your guide to Bardo in South End, one of Charlotte's top new restaurants still under the radar -- SouthPark Magazine
Over the summer, one of the city’s best new chef-driven restaurants quietly opened in South End’s emerging Gold District. It didn’t have the local chef star power of other new spots like Paul Verica’s The Stanley or the multi-million dollar build-out of Uptown’s La Belle Helene. But as the flurry of the season’s openings began to slow, there was a buzz about the creative dishes being served at a tiny newcomer led by a notable former Chicago chef.
Top 50 restaurants in Charlotte, ranked
After a busy year for Charlotte’s restaurant scene, this question got even more challenging. It can be overwhelming to keep up with the dozens of restaurants opening every month. How can diners tell where a meal is really worth their cash?