Spring Brings New Menus to Charlotte

Spring has sprung in Charlotte, and in the dining world that means new menus to savor, preferably while dining al fresco! Here are some of our favorite new lineups for this season.  

Stoke
100 W. Trade Street

Chef Chris Coleman recently rolled out exciting new additions at Stoke, the popular restaurant located just inside Marriott Center City. Here’s what you’ll find:

Small Plates
Benne Shrimp Toast with remoulade verde on copain bread
Foie Gras Tart with strawberry, pistachio, and buckwheat

Sides
BBQ Rutabaga
Field Pea Salad with whipped ricotta and green goddess dressing

Entrees
Wood-Fired Chicken with embrued with BBQ sauce, polenta, chicken feed
Scallops with sweet pea soup and spring veggies
Monkfish with rice grits, lobster fumet, Tennessee ham, maitake
12 oz. NY Strip with chimichurri and red onion agrodolce

 

Midwood Smokehouse
1401 Central Ave, Charlotte
540 Brandywine Rd, Charlotte
12410 Johnston Rd, Charlotte
16710 Birkdale Commons Pkwy, Huntersville

Get your cameras ready. The new additions to Midwood Smokehouse’s menu are ready for their close-ups.

Photo Credit: Midwood Smokehouse

Photo Credit: Midwood Smokehouse

Pollo Texano – smoked and fried SMF chicken, smoked jalapeno BBQ sauce, apple jalapeno sauce on a brioche bun
Appalachian Yard Bird – smoked and fried SMF chicken, pimento cheese, angry pickles on a brioche bun
Fatt Matt – smoked brisket, apple jalapeno slaw, Midwood sauce on a brioche bun
Smoked Meatballs – topped with jalapeno BBQ sauce, mixed cheeses, and green onion

 

WP Kitchen + Bar
6706 Phillips Place Court C

Get a taste of springtime with WP Kitchen’s newest menu items.

Grilled NC Rainbow Trout with asparagus, farro, Brussels sprouts salsa verde, and chive cream
Spring Pea Agnolotti with charred onions, spring peas, parmesan, and crispy chicken skin
Wagyu Beef Carpaccio with crispy heirloom carrots, cured egg yolk, chives, yuzu kosho aioli, and lavash
Roasted Asparagus with cured egg yolk and Brussels sprouts salsa verde

 

NC Red

1205 Thomas Ave

Everything on NC Red’s menu is new this spring because the restaurant just opened last week! Here’s a small taste of what to expect.

Nashville Hot or Fried Classic Chicken
Fresh Fish, grilled or fried

Small Plates
Point Judith Calamari – pepper jelly, caper aioli, charred lemon, flash fried
Stuffies – NC clams, peppers, bread crumbs, Chouriço
Lobsta Roll – lobster, warm, buttered house potato roll, lemon

Soups & Salads
Rhode Island Clam Chowder
New England Clam Chowder
Poached Crab Salad

Fixin’s
Buttermilk Biscuits
Braised Collard Greens
Smoky Mac and Cheese
Corn Pudding
Fried Pickled Green Tomatoes

Clams & Oysters – grilled, Rockefeller, casino, or broiled

Steamed Mussels & Clams – firestyle, gansett style, or southern style

 

 

Heather Sinyard