Charlotte, North Carolina, has long been a banking town. These days, its dining scene is booming as well. As the city works to rebrand itself as a destination for food and drink, it has to choose which stories to tell in order to sell the place. In highlighting local, chef-driven restaurants, what is gained…and what’s lost?
Irina Zhorov is a writer, photographer, and producer. Her work has appeared on NPR, Planet Money, and 99 Percent Invisible. She’s a Philly girl living on an old horse farm in North Carolina and working on a novel set in Siberia.
Music for this episode is from Blue Dot Sessions: “Coulis Coulis” by Confectionary, “Great Is the Contessa” by The Contessa, and “Stale Case” by Darby