Ballantyne Magazine

WINTER 2015

Ballantyne Magazine covers news, events, real estate, restaurants, shopping, health, schools and business in the upscale Ballantyne Area of Charlotte, NC.

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BALLANTYNE | feature Mama Ricotta's, Bad Daddy's Burger Bar, Cantina 1511 and Paco's Tacos & Tequila. Scibelli, who recently sold Bad Daddy's and Cantina 1511, invited Barry to a tryout of sorts at his newly opened Midwood Smokehouse in Plaza Midwood. Barry served Scibelli a smoked whole chicken, coated in his homemade rub and accompanied by a sauce he created. Two days later, Scibelli hired him as pitmaster. In May 2015, the pair opened a second location in Toringdon Market, bringing a custom-made smoker with them. A Charlotte native, Barry has continued to grow his 'cue credentials, including Barbecue Camp at Texas A&M University and extensive time at storied pits in Texas. His favorite thing on the restaurant's menu? "I'm a ribs guy," he confesses. "I snack on 'em all day long." The interior of Midwood Smokehouse is rustic chic. p r o m e n a d e o n p r o v i d e n c e . c o m Holiday Fun Made Merry Christmas Caricatures 12 - 2 p.m. Roaming Santa & Mrs. Claus 12 - 2 p.m. Carriage Rides 12 - 3 p.m. Santa's Link To Kids December 12 from 1 - 5 p.m. This holiday season, shop, dine and enjoy fun family activities. NEW this year! Enjoy the Promenade's Caricature Artist drawing your portrait in a fun exaggerated holiday theme. Share your holiday wish list with Santa & Mrs. Claus roaming the Promenade and families can take a complimentary carriage ride around the Green. Promenade on Providence and 107.9 The LINK have teamed up to bring you Santa's Link to Kids event on December 12 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Each year, Santa's Link to Kids partners with the Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department to provide Christmas gifts to children in the community. To sponsor a child, please visit promenadeonprovidence.com and click on the 'events' page for more information. December 5, 12 & 19 RESTAURANTS TO REMEMBER Midwood Smokehouse 12410 Johnston Road Charlotte, NC 28277 www.midwoodsmokehouse.com Smoke Modern Barbeque 7828-E Rea Road, Suite D-2 Charlotte, NC 28277 www.smokemodernbbq.com The Q Shack 10822 Providence Road Charlotte, NC 28277 www.qshackclt.com 44 BALLANTYNE MAGAZINE WINTER 2015-2016

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