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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE - Taking A Bite Out Of Vancouver

“Where are we eating next?” became the favorite parlor game for my wife, sister-in-law, and me during our three-week stay in Vancouver, British Columbia’s capital and favored port city. That we conducted this guide-book and…
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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE FOOD & WINE MAGAZINE - Omakase Reigns When Dining at Baku

Less is usually more in the Japanese restaurant kitchen. From tiny yakitorias and roadside ramen shops to tempura palaces or the most intimate kai seki tea houses, the country’s most accomplished chefs know clean, unfettered culinary creations…
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EPICUREAN CHARLOTTE - Pot O' Gold

Bespoke Ireland golf tour delights as cultural and culinary sophistication pair with world class golf.   “Always order the seafood chowder in Ireland,” one of my playing partners said on day one of a recent eight day golfing tour of…
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Summer Pop Festival

Ice pops are perhaps the ultimate in summer desserts. Simple and refreshing, they can be light and fruity, rich and creamy, or anywhere in between. Paletas, the Latin-American creation born for slaying summer’s warmest and most humid days,…
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Q CITY METRO - A Conversation with Wynton Marsalis

  Jazz legend Wynton Marsalis, coming to Charlotte as part of the Charlotte Jazz Festival, shares thoughts on jazz culture, diversity, and Romare Bearden. Charlotte welcomes a week of jazz as the Charlotte Jazz Festival launches…