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Thursday in Hell’s Half Acre

“If you’re looking in that fire… them flames blazing, opens up your mind… gives your mind time enough to catch up.”

Booze Legends

Striking up a conversation with a stranger at a bar is accepted, even expected. And storytelling is a central part of that exchange.

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Tom Hanchett

Tom Hanchett has described Charlotte, North Carolina, as the Salad Bowl City, a moniker he’ll parse in more depth in his talk at the Summer Symposium.

The Harkers Island Watermen

On Harkers Island, a tight-knit community that holds fast to its traditions, Morales might have once been thought an outsider. Not now.

Summer Symposium Spotlight | Piko Ewoodzie

During the 2017 Summer Symposium in Charlotte, Piko will describe the burden that we, as eaters, assume when we engage with new immigrant restaurateurs.

Brooks’ Sandwich House

“Well our philosophy is that simple. You just put out the best product that you can for the fairest price that you can, and people will come.”

The SFA Take: Why Charlotte?

SFA has enjoyed a long love affair with North Carolina. But we haven’t yet planted our flag in Charlotte.