Holidays With The String Bean

Holidays With The String Bean

If you’re anything like me, you love being the host of parties, but you hate cooking. I adore having family over for the holidays and for big dinners, but I’ll be the first to admit that you probably don’t want me cooking your food. I’m no good in the kitchen....
Seven Oaks Cafe now open at McLean

Seven Oaks Cafe now open at McLean

Seven Oaks Cafe, sister restaurant to The String Bean, is now open in the McLean community on Lake Wylie adjacent to Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden.  The cafe is in the historic John Davidson McLean house on Armstrong Road, a house that is on the Gaston County Historic...
Where to find inspired dining beyond the beltway

Where to find inspired dining beyond the beltway

BY ROBIN DOMEIER Correspondent The Charlotte Observer Inside the Charlotte city limits, you can find just about any type of restaurant to suit your mood and taste. Happily, the vibrant food scene doesn’t stop inside the Interstate 485 loop. Thoughtful, local,...