Where to Eat in Charlotte Right Now
The gist: Inspired by the old home-style Italian restaurants in New England from the ’60s and ’70s, Little Mama’s is the newest addition to the FS Food Group, which includes Charlotte staples Midwood Smokehouse and Mama Ricotta’s.
The food: Classic Italian-American food that pays homage to a bygone culinary time. Don’t miss the offerings from the mozzarella bar, which is as amazing as it sounds. Dishes such as the ever-popular penne alla vodka are joined by unique offerings such as the fresh fettuccine al burro made with Italian butter and brown cow parm and broiled whole cauliflower.
The cost: Starters begin at $3 for a cup of soup up to $100 for Little Mama’s big ribeye. The average price of cocktails is $12 and beer and wine run about $3.50-22 for a glass.