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OCTOBER 2019

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The Foodie Issue


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LIFESTYLE LETTER

OCTOBER 2019 PUBLISHER

Lyn Coaldwell | lyn.coaldwell@lifestylepubs.com George Zorrilla | george.zorrilla@lifestylepubs.com EDITORIAL COORDINATOR

Emily Shea | emily.shea@lifestylepubs.com CONTRIBUTING WRITERS

Food, Glorious Food ARE YOU HUNGRY, SOUTH CHARLOTTE? We’re sure you will be when you

Barbara McKay, Noah Milliken, Emily Shea, Melinda Burris Willms CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS

Cantina 1511, Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar, Emily Shea, Paul Williams III

read—or should we say devour—this issue, the most drool-worthy one of the year: the Foodie issue! We spent the last few months scouring the streets in search of the most delicious bites South Charlotte has to offer, and we found more than enough material to fill these pages. While we don’t like to play favorites, the Foodie issue is near and dear to our hearts. After all, food is not only nourishing (and delicious) but it also brings people together—whether it’s a special anniversary dinner, a much-needed lunch break with coworkers, a friend’s birthday party or even a casual weeknight meal with family. Food is often considered one of life’s great pleasures. Consider this issue your foodie guide to South Charlotte, featuring the best places to satisfy your hunger. Feeling inspired by the pros? Channel your inner chef and whip up a Lifestyle-approved recipe in your own kitchen! We promise we wouldn’t steer you wrong. See Pages 16-17 to get started.

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Also, be sure to check out Page 18 to read about my favorite foodie travel destination and Pages 22  and  26  for an exclusive look at two  of our team's go-to Charlotte restaurants.  Dig in, South Charlotte!

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INSIDE THE ISSUE OCTOBER 2019

FEATURES 18 Eating Emerald City A Unique and Notable Culinary Experience in Seattle

22 Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar Upscale-Casual Italian Food at its Finest

26 Cantina 1511 Genuinely Good Food

30 Queen City Smokemaster: Chef Ernie Charlotte's Only Award-Winning

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Good Times

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Culinary Creations

26 Hot Spot 30 Local Limelight 33 Realty Report 34 Lifestyle Calendar


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CULINARY CREATIONS

TV DEBUT TACO PIE THIS YEAR I CELEBRATED MY 41ST YEAR OF COOKING ON TV WHEN I RETURNED TO CELEBRATE WBTV’S 70TH ANNIVERSARY. The recipe I made that debut day was Taco Pie. I looked like a baby deer in headlights through the whole thing, but I, and this easy, delicious recipe, are still around. I have updated both of

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us a bit. Here we are! This easy recipe is perfect for busy fall days.

INGREDIENTS + 1 refrigerated pie crust (unroll kind) + 1/2 cups crushed corn chips (for crust) + 3 tablespoons melted butter (for crust) + 1 pound ground beef + 1 package taco seasoning mix + 1/2 cup water + 1/3 cup sliced olives + 1 cup sour cream + 1 cup grated cheddar cheese + 1/4 cup crushed corn chips + Garnish: shredded lettuce, chopped tomatoes, chopped cilantro, chopped peppers

DIRECTIONS 1. Unroll pie crust and place in 9-inch or 10-inch  pie plate.  Spread with 1/2 cup crushed corn chips. 2. Brown the ground beef. Stir in seasoning mix, water and olives. Stir a couple of minutes for seasoning and water to blend and evaporate slightly.  3. Spread the meat mixture into the crust. Spread with sour cream. Top with grated cheese. Bake at 375 F for 20–25 minutes. 4. Garnish with lettuce, tomatoes, cilantro and chopped peppers.

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Seattle This Pacific Northwest city, dubbed the Emerald City for its abundance of greenery, offers one of the most unique and notable culinary experiences in the United States. One of the main reasons for this is Seattle’s community  of  forward-thinking chefs that have  an unwavering commitment to sourcing only the finest fresh and locally grown ingredients. From mom-and-pop  shops  that have been doing business for more than  a century to  larger establishments that are new to the scene, the culinary community in Seattle is dead set on providing locals and tourists alike with a gastronomic experience you can’t get anywhere else. To celebrate the food and wine of Seattle, the city hosts Taste Washington,  the nation’s largest single-region wine and food festival. This year’s festival—presented in March 2019 and attended by none other than yours truly—featured more than 240 Washington wineries and more than 70 of the state’s most celebrated restaurants, inspiring Seattle chefs and culinary luminaries from around the nation.  The four-day festival features  multiple events, including not one  but two grand tasting events. At these grand tasting events, thousands of  national and international visitors come together in a harmonious balance  that can almost certainly  be attributed to the copious amounts of delectable food that has been  prepared by some of the nation’s most talented chefs and the endless flow of  wine. (Don’t worry; next year’s Taste Washington dates have already been

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Bacco Cafe is a true gem that is conveniently located in the heart of it all. It’s tightly nestled into a cozy space neighboring the beautiful Seattle waterfront and Pike Place Market, making it a great spot to enjoy a light brunch before exploring the city. The menu is smattered with breakfast classics that have a Pacific Northwest twist. My recommendations: the avocado toast (if available), the salmon hash and the Dungeness crab omelet.

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Pike Place Market, Photography by Emily Shea

Crab Toast, The Fisherman's Restaurant & Bar, Miner's Landing at Pier 57, Photography by Emily Shea

Avocado Toast, Bacco Café, Photography by Emily Shea

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Stop 2 PIKE PLACE MARKET

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Pro tip: Dedicate an entire day to Pike Place Market. Although it’s one of Seattle’s most popular tourist attractions, the market was never intended to be that way. In fact, it was built in 1907 so that farmers could sell their products directly to the public, removing the middleman that often took part in less-than-satisfactory business practices and ultimately left the farmers with little to no profit for years. Over more than a century, the market has grown from about 10 farmers to 85 farmers, 240 small businesses and  225 local artists. My recommendations: Watch the fish fly at the world-famous Pike Place Fish Market; take the VIP Early Access Food Tour of Pike Place Market with Savor Seattle to meet some of the local vendors and taste some of the market’s best bites; buy tulips from one of the local flower stalls; venture beneath the main arcade; and discover the unique shops, specializing in collectibles, comics, jewelry, books, original art and more. 20

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Stop 3

MINER’S LANDING AT PIER 57 1301 ALASKAN WAY, SEATTLE Miner’s Landing at Pier 57 is undoubtedly the most recognizable pier along the Seattle waterfront because it’s home to the

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iconic Seattle Great Wheel. While the wheel attracts many, it’s the array of restaurants, shopping and activities that will make you want to stay. Miner’s Landing is home to four restaurants and a food court, multiple gift shops, a carousel and their newest attraction, Wings Over Washington. My  recommendations: Start at Wings Over Washington for a flying theater ride over the state of Washington. Then head to The Fisherman’s Restaurant & Bar for dinner right on the water and surprisingly beautiful and close view of the wheel. Finally, indulge your inner child and ride The Seattle Great Wheel—you won’t regret it.

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ROCK CREEK SEAFOOD & SPIRITS 4300 FREMONT AVE. N, SEATTLE For some of the best seafood in Seattle, head to the  Fremont neighborhood. (And while you’re there, looking for the famous Fremont Troll is a must-do.)  Rock Creek Seafood & Spirits, a full-service restaurant and bar, emphasizes fresh ingredients  and seafood from well-managed fisheries located across the globe. They are open daily from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. and offer brunch from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. My recommendations: Make a reservation in advance, especially if you plan to visit during the weekend. Begin your meal with the Seared Norwegian Mackerel Salad and end it on a sweet note with the RockCreek S’mores. Take your time to experience the culinary delights that Seattle has to offer. But in  between meals, it’s worthwhile to visit the area’s local attractions such as the Space Needle, the Museum of Pop Culture, Chihuly Garden and Glass and Argosy Cruises Harbor Tour—all of which can be accessed if you buy the Seattle CityPass, a huge money saver if you

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UPSCALE-CASUAL ITALIAN FOOD AT ITS FINEST

Civetta Italian Kitchen + Bar ARTICLE MELINDA BURRIS WILLMS

CIVETTA ITALIAN KITCHEN + BAR IS YOUR STONECREST DESTINATION FOR UPSCALE-CASUAL ITALIAN DINING PREPARED BY CHEF STEPHEN OLLARD AND HIS TRAINED, PERSONABLE STAFF, ALL OF WHOM ARE PASSIONATE ABOUT DELIVERING GREAT FOOD, GREAT DRINK AND GREAT HOSPITALITY TO EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEIR GUESTS. Located in Stonecrest at Piper Glen, the new 5,000-square-foot restaurant sports a rustic decor and has seating for 165 in the main dining room, additional seating for 40 patrons on the patio and offers a private dining area with space for 10 for private parties or business lunches. LUNCH AND DINNER MENUS Civetta offers a diverse lunch and dinner menu complete with authentic Italian pasta, paninis, pizzas, salads, appetizers and a range of entree items including chicken, fresh seafood, steak and veal. The secret to Civetta’s culinary success is that all dishes are made from scratch using the freshest raw ingredients. Sauces and side dishes are prepared in house, Bucatini with meatballs 22

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freshness and carefully pairing each entree with just the right choice of wine, cocktail or one of the wide variety of craft beers Civetta keeps on tap provides synchronicity, giving guests the ultimate dining experience. Seasonal on-tap craft beer selections include local and regional favorites: Catawba Brewing, OMB, Legion Brewing, NoDa and D9. If you are a wine lover, enjoy a vast selection of Italian and California wines from which to choose. Civetta also offers an assortment of craft cocktails to quench your thirst. Owner Kevin Jennings explains the key to Civetta’s success is creating an atmosphere where guests can truly relax and enjoy their meal: “We always try to make our restaurants warm and inviting but still hip. …[It’s] ‘welcome to dinner at my house,’ not ‘welcome to dinner at the mansion.’” WANT TO GO? Civetta is open for lunch Monday– Saturday, 11:30 a.m.–4 p.m. Dinner is served Monday–Thursday, 4–9:30 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 4–10:30 p.m. Sunday brunch is available from 10:30 a.m.–3 p.m. View Civetta’s full menu and plan your next visit at CivettaCharlotte.com.

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Cantina 1511: GENUINELY GOOD FOOD

ARTICLE MELINDA BURRIS WILLMS IN 2004, CANTINA 1511 OPENED ITS DOORS AT 1511 EAST BLVD. WITH THE PROMISE TO SERVE THE GOOD SOULS OF CHARLOTTE WITH CONSISTENTLY OUTSTANDING MEXICAN FARE.  In a world where promises are often made but seldom kept, this was the exception. The food and service were excellent and more surprisingly, consistent. As the years have passed, the standards of food and service have improved, largely through Cantina 1511’s genuine commitment to excellence in hospitality. Cantina 1511 continues to “bring more to the table than good food” as it expands its vision. The owners and staff at Cantina 1511 are going beyond persevering in their endeavors to live up to that original promise by continually reevaluating how to best incorporate those same ideals into the manner in which they procure produce, creatively prepare it and in how they provide services to their guests, our community and beyond. THEIR PEOPLE Each member of the Cantina 1511 staff is committed to their one shared vision and understands their assigned responsibilities and holds themselves accountable to their guests, one another, our community and beyond. Cantina 1511 endeavors to operate its restaurants responsibly, both from a culinary and commercial perspective. They accept accountability for the stewardship of their budgets and work diligently, one meal at a time, to sustain vigorous yet manageable growth. CONTINUED >

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THEIR FOOD PHILOSOPHY A tapestry of flavor, color, aromas and textures happen in a joyous

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and friendly atmosphere. Authenticity is the watchword, but there is no slavish obedience to a specific creed that prevents a tilt to embrace the pleasingly unexpected. We all live off the land in balance with our environment and the seasons, even if we don’t till or plant. It is therefore imperative that the relationship is respected, not only with the people who grow food but with the very soil that nurtures food. Cantina 1511’s goal is to serve food made from quality fresh ingredients, grown by people they know and trust. Sustainability is about the relationships we develop with members of our community, and it is driven by their creativity, resourcefulness and energy. PRIVATE FIESTAS AND CATERED EVENTS Cantina 1511 can provide the same quality food for your next party or event. All necessary dining ware including plates, silverware, napkins and serving utensils are provided. Complimentary chips and salsa are included with each order.

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LOCAL LIMELIGHT

QC SMOKE MASTER: CHEF ERNIE ARTICLE NOAH MILLIKEN

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CHEF ERNIE, A REGULAR GUEST ON WBTV AND WCNC, IS AN AWARD-WINNING SMOKEMASTER WHO SERVES TRADITIONAL AND UPSCALE OUTDOOR FOOD RIGHT HERE IN THE QUEEN CITY. His company, Ernie’s Smokehouse, is home to premier outdoor cooking and catering and also hosts grilling classes, competes in professional competitions and offers delicious cuts at the local Charlotte farmers markets. Ernie’s passion to cook began when he was behind  the grill and in the kitchen crafting meals for his family and friends. But it quickly evolved into something more in the early 2000s when he  began teaching cooking classes to small groups, individuals and residents when he visited foreign countries. In 2005 he

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began competing professionally in Kansas City and Memphis sanctioned barbecue contests, winning in ribs his first time around and winning multiple awards since then. Ernie also recognized a gap in the market. Most people love to grill and barbecue but need help getting started. He decided he wanted to share his passion with others by teaching outdoor cooking and grilling classes. “A lot of women tell me they do a lot of the indoor cooking and don’t go near the grill but are enthusiastic to learn, so I love teaching them,” Ernie says.  “A few years [after I began teaching], I started making regular appearances on local television networks,  showing people how to cook amazing food outdoors. And since then, all aspects of my business have continued to grow.” A regular on WBTV and WCNC, Ernie demonstrates easy and great outdoor cooking recipes monthly. “Now that football season is starting, I focus on my 2-minute grill theme because nothing is more exciting in football than a 2-minute drill, and nothing is more exciting than my 2-minute grill,” he says.  “During these [television segments], I discuss making tailgate parties at home or at the game more exciting with upscale food. Tailgates are no longer just grilling up burgers, dogs or ribs. Now they are formal events that entertain business clients or coworkers, friends, family and neighbors. It’s a competition in the parking lot between attendees long before the game begins. Tailgate menus are now high-end with stuffed tenderloin, whole turkeys to carve, pig pickings, clambakes and even glamping s’mores.” You can find Ernie and his award-winning food each week at the Matthews Farmers Market and at other select venues throughout the month. His outdoor cooking and grilling classes make great birthday, anniversary  and holiday gifts. Visit ErniesBBQ.com or email him at ernie@erniesbbq.com for more information.

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REALTY REPORT NEIGHBORHOOD

REALTY REPORT SOUTH CHARLOTTE

ORIGINAL PRICE

SOLD PRICE

%SOLD/ORIG

DOM

BDRMS

BATHS

Myers Park

$2,590,000

$2,499,000

96%

150

5

6

Myers Park

$1,925,000

$2,000,000

104%

3

4

5

Stonegate

$2,150,000

$1,995,000

93%

56

5

6

Summerlake

$1,649,000

$1,625,000

99%

91

5

7

Myers Park

$1,690,000

$1,550,000

92%

29

5

5

Royden

$1,480,000

$1,480,000

100%

42

4

6

Ballantyne Country Club

$1,199,900

$1,130,000

94%

144

6

8

Ballantyne Country Club

$895,000

$877,500

98%

59

4

4

Providence Park

$799,900

$785,000

98%

70

5

4

Piper Glen

$699,900

$680,000

97%

6

6

5

*DOM=Days on Market

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OCTOBER

LIFESTYLE CALENDAR

1

Cancer Fighters and Survivors Ball. The

per golf and includes 18 holes of golf,

gala is hosted by Hope Beyond the Pink

continental breakfast, a bloody mary

15TH ANNUAL CHARITY GOLF CLASSIC

Ribbon, a nonprofit breast cancer aware-

and mimosa bar, barbecue lunch, cock-

ness foundation. All of the proceeds and

tails and awards following the golf. Visit

Raintree Country Club

donations will help fund its mission to

PlayItForeward.Golf for more information.

The Business Leaders of Charlotte (BLOC)

provide supportive services to anyone

will be hosting its 15th annual Charity Golf

impacted by breast cancer.

Classic on Oct. 1 at Raintree Country Club. All proceeds raised from the tournament will be donated to Dream On 3. Play as a foursome or as an individual, or even sign

5

CHARLOTTE GRILLED CHEESE FEST Slate Charlotte

INTERNATIONAL HOUSE 31ST ANNUAL BENEFIT GALA

This festival celebrates all things—you

Le Méridien Charlotte

have the opportunity to taste unlimited

4-5

The International House 31st Annual

grilled cheese samples (and vote on their

Benefit Gala is an elegant and highly antic-

favorite one), listen to live music, meet the

2019 STRIDER CUP WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

ipated event where attendees can enjoy an

artisan vendors and will get two drink tick-

evening of cocktails, fine cuisine, entertain-

ets, one raffle ticket and the opportunity to

ment, dancing and silent and live auctions

take part in fun games and activities.

up to be a sponsor. For more information, visit BusinessLeadersOfCharlotte.com.

NASCAR Hall of Fame

along with other prominent members

This unique race series caters directly to

of Charlotte’s philanthropic and corpo-

children 2–6 years old who want to experi-

rate communities. The gala raises funds

ence the thrill of racing. Children of all sizes

for the unique programs and services

and skill levels are welcome to participate.

International House offers to Charlotte’s

Registration is $32 and comes with fun

immigrant and international population.

goodies including a Strider Jersey. Visit StriderBikes.com for more information.

5

guessed it—grilled cheese. Attendees will

24 FIFTH ANNUAL CHEFS FOR KIDS' CANCER – THE CAROLINAS The Fillmore

6

Chefs for Kids' Cancer – The Carolinas

FARM TO FORK PICNIC

childhood cancer research. Some of

brings together generous chefs and the general public to raise funds for

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden

SUSAN G. KOMEN CHARLOTTE RACE FOR THE CURE

Charlotte's most talented chefs and

This dinner is a collaboration between

bakers will come together to create

farmers and chefs. The Piedmont Culinary

delicious hors d'oeuvres and a variety

South Mint Street

Guild has partnered with the Center for

of cookies for attendees to enjoy as

This annual event raises significant

Environmental Farming Systems to fea-

they take part in live auctions. Visit

funds for the breast cancer movement.

ture local food artisans, brewers, distillers

CookiesForKidsCancer.org

The event aims to make both a local

and wineries. Attendees will be able to

chase tickets.

and global impact by raising funds for

enjoy the delicious food and drinks while

the breast cancer movement and cele-

strolling through the gardens, enjoying

brating breast cancer survivorship and

live music and listening to speakers dis-

honoring those who have passed. For

cuss food-related topics.

information about the race and information about registering, visit Komen.org.

5 INAUGURAL BENEFIT GALA: BREAST CANCER FIGHTERS AND SURVIVORS BALL

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7 "PLAY IT FOREWARD" GOLF TOURNAMENT

to

pur-

24–26 CHARLOTTE BALLET: LEONCE AND LENA Knight Theater

Christian Spuck, the artistic director for Ballet Zürich, brings to life this 19th-century satirical romantic comedy, the tale of betrothed Prince Leonce and Princess

TPC Piper Glen

Lena. Evening and matinee showings will

This is the inaugural charity golf tourna-

be available from Oct. 24–26. The show

Charlotte Museum of History

ment for Rippled Purpose, a local 501(c)

is perfect for adults and children ages

Come out and enjoy an evening of glitz

(3) nonprofit that fights human trafficking

8 and up. Visit BlumenthalArts.org to

and glamour at the inaugural Breast

through education. Registration is $200

purchase tickets. 

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