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Lauren Blake’s Recent Articles
Oct 2, 2019
The Best Dive Bars in Charlotte
A great dive bar is essentially a good neighborhood hangout that has some years -- and definitely some stories -- under its belt (for reference, check out the 33 best in the US).
Mar 29, 2016
The Absolute Coolest, Most Unique Places to Stay in North Carolina
Camping is great.
Dec 30, 2015
The Thrillist Awards: Charlotte's Best New Food & Drink of 2015
This year Charlotte grew like weeds -- not only the approximately 10,000 apartment complexes that opened up or broke ground, but a fleet of brand new bars and restaurants.
Nov 25, 2015
The Best Pimento Cheese Dishes in Charlotte
Pimento cheese: you can eat it hot, you can eat it cold, but as long as you’re in the South, it’s got to be eaten.
Nov 18, 2015
The Best Breakfasts in Charlotte for Under $7
According to social media, you’re a professional bruncher, we get it.
Oct 21, 2015
The Best Lunch Spots in Charlotte
Aside from bailing for happy hour, lunch is likely the highlight of your workday.
Sep 23, 2015
The Best Cocktail Bars in Charlotte
Cocktails: a necessary part of any balanced diet.
Sep 2, 2015
The 9 Best Late-Night Foods in Charlotte
After midnight, a gleaming “OPEN” sign and some evidence of human activity can be a beacon of light on your pilgrimage home.
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