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Cristina Wilson is a writer, editor, and podcaster originally from Salisbury, NC -- or Charlotte to you Northerners. She now lives Uptown but is more likely to be found in a dog park. Follow her on Instagram @cemwilson.
Cristina Wilson’s Recent Articles
Sep 30, 2015
Why North Carolina Is the Better Carolina
Because there's nothing quite like a good old-fashioned fight, it's Rivalry Week.
Sep 16, 2015
The Most Essential Restaurants in Winston-Salem
Even Demon Deacons have to refuel -- with all the partying and demonic deaconing(?) -- whether you’re rolling in for the fall semester, passing through the picturesque campus for parents weekend, or descending just for the day at BB&T Field.
Sep 10, 2015
The Female Chefs in Charlotte You Need to Know About
Go into the kitchens of most gourmet restaurants in Charlotte and you’ll find them to be mostly dude-dominated -- but from up-and-coming restaurant owners to personal chefs, women are shifting the landscape.
Aug 19, 2015
The 8 Best Spicy Foods in Charlotte
Charlotteans like their savory cuisine the way they like their four-season weather: mostly mild.
Aug 5, 2015
The 99 Problems With Charlotte
Crash a Panthers tailgate, a beautiful Saturday in Freedom Park, or Zada Jane’s on Sunday morning, and you’ll notice there’s plenty of Charlotte love to go around.
Jul 29, 2015
The 10 Best Spots to Drink Moonshine in Charlotte
North Carolina moonshine conjures images of backyard festivities, cheap -- or shall we say “rustic” -- mixed drinks, and just a little bit of Appalachian rebellion.
Jul 1, 2015
The 9 Best Road Trips From Charlotte
For a quickly sprawling city, Charlotte does a decent job of hanging onto its natural greenery.
Jun 17, 2015
The 12 Best Patios in Charlotte
The Queen City is undoubtedly a banking town with a “work hard, play hard” attitude.
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