Charlotte is growing, fast. New developments are lighting up the city skyline and with that comes new places to eat and drink. From New York transplants hawking fine wine to small patisseries and neighborly watering holes, here are the eight latest and greatest bar and restaurant openings in town.
You might think that you ambled into a pub in the Irish countryside, except the Workman’s Friend is located in Plaza Midwood’s heart of hearts, on the corner of Thomas Street and Central Avenue. Inspired by a Flann O’Brien poem, an excerpt of which you can find hand-painted on the pub’s outer brick wall, the Workman’s Friend is an Irish pub aimed at cozy gatherings and plenty of pints. Regaled in reclaimed wood and Old World decor, the pub features 18 beers on tap, traditional Irish fare, and bartenders who know how to pour a Guinness.