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The Suárez pastry store in Charlotte, North Carolina, is an instance of longevity. Carlos Suárez and his son give us their favourite addresses to find their metropolis

Basal Coffee & LaCa Projects

According to Carlos Suárez Jr., there isn’t any scarcity of excellent espresso in Charlotte. The father-son tandem has chosen to speak about Basal Coffee as a result of it's one of many latest openings in fashionable Wesley Heights.

The property serves a wide range of lunch choices comparable to selfmade buns and waffles. In addition, contained in the café, a door communicates with the LaCa Projects artwork gallery.

« It's an authentic coffee that uses several organic ingredients to develop its menu. And they partnered with LaCa Projects, which promotes Latin American art. Of course, it touches us, « says the cadet Suárez. Carlos Jr. was born in Charlotte, however his father is of Cuban origin.

1429 Bryant Street, Charlotte



The pond is the center of Freedom Park

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Freedom Park

With its giant pond, this park harking back to Beaver Lake on Mount Royal. Or at La Fontaine Park with its synthetic pond.

It doesn’t matter, it’s a completely nice place to flee the hubbub of the town heart. When Carlos Jr. was small, he usually cycled there.

And nonetheless at the moment, he goes again there to hang around. « It's a great place for walking, jogging, dog walking, picnicking, biking or just relaxing, » he says.

1900 East Blvd, Charlotte, NC 28 203

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On week-end evenings, the terrace of the Sycamore brewery attracts a whole bunch and a whole bunch of consumers

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Sycamore Brewery

The terrace of this brewery is giant, even large. And the ambiance is relaxed and oh so good!

On its menu, Sycamore Brewery nonetheless holds its 4 basic beers. To these are added some beers brewed in small batches.

We additionally supply cider and barrel wines. On Saturdays in the summertime, road meals vehicles usually come to the bar's car parking zone.

Detail to notice, youngsters (and even canines) are welcome at this property. However, you should be not less than 21 years outdated to eat alcohol.

« The clientele is pleasant, the atmosphere is cheerful and the beers are good », describes completely Carlos Jr.

2161 Hawkins Street, Charlotte


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Rhino Market & Deli seems like different comfort shops. But the merchandise offered there are made by artisans from the area.

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Rhino Market & Deli

With its comfort retailer tunes, Rhino Market & Deli may simply go unnoticed . Yet each branches are landmarks for cooks.

There are dozens and dozens of beers, scorching sauces, kombucha, pimento cheese (an area specialty), all ready by artisans from the area.

Both comfort shops even have a counter that serves inexpensive sandwiches.

It is very for these snacks that Carlos Suárez and his son go there.

> 1500 W Morehead Street #E, Charlotte

> 400 South Tryon Street, Charlotte

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The US Olympic crew canoe slalom trains in Charlotte on the US National Whitewater Center. But the locations are additionally frequented by many households.

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US National Whitewater Center

This is the place the American Olympic crew of canoe slalom trains. Nevertheless, most people has appropriated this outside playground.

The central aspect is the massive pool of white water. Kayaks and inflatable rafts take three separate routes.

At the underside of the watercourse, the rafts rise on a mechanical carpet in direction of the highest of the basin. The heart additionally options zip traces, climbing partitions and mountain bike trails.

Several concert events, yoga courses and native beer tastings are additionally organized on the location.

« This is a place frequented by tourists, but many locals also visit each weekend to enjoy the facilities, » says Carlos Jr.

5000 Whitewater Center Parkway, Charlotte [19659005] https://usnwc.org/

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Good Food on Montford is the one in all Carlos Jr.'s favourite eating places within the current day

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Good Food on Montford

This handle is one block from the Suarez pastry store and it's one in all Carlos Jr.'s favourite eating places lately.

The menu provides mouth-watering dishes to share like farfalle with morels or fried oysters with inexperienced salsa.

Carlos additionally loves the sought-after wine checklist. « It's really good food, as the name of the restaurant indicates, » he says with a smile

1701 Montford Drive, Charlotte


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