Charlotte is a fast-growing city that is coming into its own, including its culinary offerings and identity. What are we known for? What makes Charlotte restaurants and chefs so different from other cities? These are questions we are still answering, but thanks to some new restaurants and tried and true favorites, the Queen City is turning out some impressive and delicious food. The restaurants listed offer a variety of cuisines at various price points, but all are helping Charlotte further establish itself as a formidable foodie city.