HOME COOKING: The DTR Southpark executive chef’s variation of the traditional Puerto Rican dish pernil with arroz con gandules is an homage to family and the comforts of home. Recipe included! https://www.facebook.com/southparkmagazine
DTR SouthPark offers private dining for up to 22 people (seated) at 4905 Ashley Park Ln., Suite J. The food and beverage minimum for private dining is $2,000. Visit dilworthtr.com for more information.
Dilworth Tasting Room, South Park Unique wine bar that also focuses on the four seasons and coastal Croation cuisine. Capacity: 22 seated Minimum: $2,000 for food and beverage For more information: 980-938-4959
Dilworth Tasting Room On a warm summer night, savor a glass of chardonnay on Dilworth Tasting Room’s outdoor patio, a peaceful courtyard with a koi fish pond. A few of the favorites on the menu: the decadent truffled cheese melt, the roasted chicken breast, and the robust cheese and salumi lists. 300 E. Tremont Ave., 704-595-3337
Charcuterie and wine from Dilworth Tasting Room I finally tried Dilworth Tasting Room’s Tuesday night special this month. You get three two-ounce pours of wine and a small charcuterie board for $25. The boards are preselected but you can choose from any of their still wines. I’m venturing more into red wines and this was a good way to try some new ones without committing to a whole bottle or full pour. It was delightful, as is their patio. — Bri Cane, Reporter
“In a word,” says Shuler, describing his love for the dish, “It tastes like home — it’s soul food for me.” Born in New York, Shuler moved to Raleigh at age 8 and relocated to Charlotte about three years ago. Both his parents and grandparents hail from Puerto Rico, and they brought the island’s culinary traditions to their respective kitchens in the Bronx — familial social and cultural hubs Shuler recalls with special warmth. “Home-cooked dinner was always waiting for my siste