Author Profile

Matthew Lardie

Matt Lardie is a food, beverage, and lifestyle writer. Born and raised in New England, he has been exploring and eating his way through the Carolinas since 2008. He has been published in Our State Magazine, Wine Enthusiast, Apartment Therapy, Eater Carolinas, The Kitchn, Durham Magazine, and more. His first book, Unique Eats and Eateries: North Carolina, is due to be published in the fall of 2022. He lives in Durham, NC.

Stories by Matthew Lardie

Durham Restaurants Launch a Thursday Small Plate Crawl

Say, "yes—and . . ."

Why You Should Be Drinking Rosé This Winter

A wine for all seasons

2022: Looking Forward

Permanent changes and a blurry horizon

Ring in the Holidays with Punch

December spirits

Raising a Non-Alcoholic Glass for the Holidays

Zero-proof and full of flavor

Where Oh Where is the North Carolina Wine?

Right here—and you should be drinking it now

Inaugural BayHaven Food & Wine Festival Showcased Black Excellence

Talent, fellowship & celebration at Camp North End

Charlotte's Upcoming BayHaven Festival to Celebrate Black Chefs and Restaurateurs

Dinners, jazz brunch, and food truck roundups

Are Cask-Strength Bourbons Worth the Price of Admission?

Single barrels, small batches, and other whiskey wrinkles

Bitter, Complex, and a Little Sweet: Exploring Amaros

That's amaro!

Beyond Taco Tuesday

Explore a world of Latin American flavors without leaving the Triangle

Dining in the Triangle: Where We Stand

Adapting, rebounding, and now treading water