Tacos Rick-O serves birria, Latin Street Food in Charlotte

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The birria tacos at Tacos Rick-O are three for $14.

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From TikTok to Instagram and every blog in between, birria tacos (and its variations) are one of the hottest trends sweeping social media. Originating in the small town of Coatzingo, Mexico, as Tijuana-style birria de res, the dippable tacos are now on everyone’s list— especially here in Charlotte.

Born in Durango, Mexico, Charlotte resident Ricky Ortiz found his passion and inspiration for cooking the bold flavors of his homeland at an early age, Now, at only 25, he owns two food trucks with a brick-and-mortar

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Charlotte Wine and Food Week to host in-person events

COVID-19 meant a disappointing year for the Charlotte Food and Wine Week in 2020, but it’s trying to make a comeback in 2021.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Some Charlotte events are slowly trying to start up in-person events again after being canceled or moving virtual in 2020, including one festival that usually generates a lot of money for local nonprofits.

Charlotte Wine and Food Week has donated more than $5.5 million in the three decades it’s been around, and they’re hoping to bring back that tradition in April after a tough year in 2020.

The nonprofit, all-volunteer-run festival typically donates about

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What the Fries restaurant is ready to open in Charlotte

Gone are the days of waiting for What The Fries to post its weekly schedule on Instagram each Sunday. Though you’ll still feel the need to casually stalk its posts for a glimpse of your perfectly curated go-to meal, you can rest easy because the days of waiting for the popular food truck to come to your neck of the woods — and eating your Steak and Shrimp Hibachi Fries in your car — are almost over.

It’s been a long few months for fans of the food truck and the owners, chefs Jamie Barnes and Gregory “Greg” Williams.

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What you should know about dining at Charlotte restaurants

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Supperland opened this month in Plaza Midwood.

Spring is in the air and with this season always comes change, which is something the Queen City has had to get used to during this past year. Due to the impact of COVID-19, Charlotte’s restaurant industry has unexpectedly evolved, which may have some Charlotteans wondering where to start once it’s safe to return to the restaurant scene.

Gone are the days when we knew exactly what to wear to that one restaurant — because we’ve all lived in loungewear for a year and skinny jeans went out of style while

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