WTVI PBS Charlotte to premiere new documentary “Carolina Cookin’”

last modified Jun 01, 2017 02:41 PM

WTVI PBS Charlotte is excited to announce it will premiere a new documentary called “Carolina Cookin’” on Monday, June 5 at 7 p.m.

“The Charlotte region is home to some of the best food around,” said Amy Burkett, general manager of PBS Charlotte. “We hope this documentary not only shines a spotlight on the area’s most outstanding eateries, but also takes viewers back in time to help them understand why the food and the memories at these featured establishments keep customers coming back time and time again.”

The 60-minute program will take viewers to some of the region’s most iconic restaurants where patrons have enjoyed the best steaks, comfort food and barbeque for decades. During the documentary, the “Carolina Cookin’” crew will visit one of the oldest restaurants in uptown Charlotte, relive the days of the Rat Pack at a restaurant that holds the state’s oldest active liquor license, discover how one local church came to house one of the largest one-day barbeque events in the nation and more, including:

  • Beef ‘N Bottle, Charlotte
  • Green’s Lunch, Uptown
  • JB’s Lazy Pig, Waxhaw
  • Landmark Diner, East Charlotte
  • Lupie’s Café, Charlotte
  • Mallard Creek Presbyterian Church BBQ, Mallard Creek
  • Mert’s Heart and Soul, Uptown
  • Price’s Chicken Coop, South End
  • Red Bridges Barbeque Lodge, Shelby
  • Twin Tops/Catfish Cove Fish Camps, Belmont

To watch a preview of “Carolina Cookin’,” click here. To learn more about “Carolina Cookin’” and PBS Charlotte’s other local programs, please visit pbscharlotte.org.