Around town


July 29, 2022

food + drink

Dilworth Tasting Room launched its own wine label, starting with Chardonnay. The label is a collaboration between DTR’s sommelier Marc Aisenstark and Calfornia-based Matthew Fritz Winery. DTR Chardonnay is now available by the glass ($13) or bottle ($50) at DTR’s original Dilworth location and at DTR SouthPark. 

El Toro Bruto

Resident Culture Coffee is open at Resident Culture Brewing Co.’s South End taproom. The all-day, full-service coffee shop serves coffee and espresso drinks along with tea-based lattes. Breakfast tacos and sandwiches and pastries from El Toro Bruto are available mornings seven days a week; El Toro Bruto tacos are served at lunch. Specialty drinks include the Café de Olla, a Mexican coffee with cinnamon, clove, anise and piloncillo sugar; and the Dirty Horchata, house-made horchata with espresso topped with cinnamon sugar. 332 W. Bland St.

The Co-Op

Charleston, S.C.-based,  The Co-Op, a frosé and gourmet sandwich shop, will open its first North Carolina location in South End. On the menu: seasonal frosé (frozen rosé) options, breakfast and lunch sandwiches, salads and more. The Co-Op Charlotte will be open seven days a week from 7 a.m.-9 p.m. For more details follow @coopnorthcarolina on Instagram. 340 W. Tremont Ave., Unit 110

This fall, Davidson-based Summit Coffee will open its 11th coffee shop on Providence Road in the former Buttercup location. 

Tous les Jours is now open at Piedmont Town Center. The French and Asian bakery chain has more than 1,650 locations worldwide and offers over 300 kinds of baked goods, including cakes, breads, danishes, doughnuts and more.

South End restaurant Alchemy at C3 Lab has closed.


After 12 years in Plaza Midwood, Slate Interiors is moving to Wesley Heights. Slate, a multi-merchant shop selling art, furniture and home goods, plans to open this month in its new location at 2025 Thrift Rd. 

On June 24, fun. a kid’s shop by grow opened in Camp North End’s Raceway building. The pop-up store features wooden toys, blocks, scooters, bikes, garden kits and more for children 2 to 12, with a focus on sustainable brands. Fun is the little-sister company to plant shop grow, which opened in Camp North End in 2020.  SP

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