Food

Authentic Ethnic Cuisine in Unexpected Places

By Jimese Orange Photo courtesy of Doan’s. Few things allow you to experience a culture the way food does. In a bite, you can taste layers of history and influences. The access that Charlotte’s diverse multicultural community gives to authentic ethnic cuisine from all over the world is a gift.…
Lifestyle

Honey Chile! The Life of a Black Beekeeper

By Edward Henderson Photos by London Becoats For many people, hearing the sound of buzzing bees in the distance evokes a fear rooted in adolescent encounters – no one wants to get stung. However, beekeeper Richard Gillespie of J&R Farms welcomes the symphony with a passion that’s fueled his second career for the past five years.…