Where to Eat in Charlotte Right Now
The gist: Located in the Backlot of Park Road Shopping Center, Flour Shop is an intimate restaurant where the kitchen is located in the middle of the dining room -- allowing guests to be immersed in the preparation of their meals.
The food: Flour Shop is known for its fresh, handmade pasta, and locally sourced meats. A standout starter is the dates stuffed with buttermilk blue cheese, wrapped with Benton’s bacon, and served with almonds and honey. If you’re in the mood for pasta, the rigatoni and grass-fed Bolognese is a fan favorite. And if you want to be adventurous, the squid ink alla chitarra with tomato, chorizo, shrimp, and jalapeños is a bold and memorable entree.
The cost: Prices range from $8 for starters to $28 for an entrée. Cocktails are around $12 and wine ranges from $10 per glass to $140 per bottle. Beer selections start at $5.