Sure, there are plenty of options in the Queen City for eating healthy, but what about eating raw?
Vegetarian-only dining options have been about as rare in Charlotte as tofu at a barbecue festival. But trainer Anthony Quartapella and business partner Randy Powell, a yoga teacher, aim to change that.
The two plan to open a vegetarian restaurant, Real Foods Charlotte, in mid-July in the former Tea ReX space at Atherton Mill on South Boulevard in Charlotte. The South End spot will emphasize raw foods, and will adjoin and open onto Athletic Club SouthEnd, where Quartapella is fitness director.
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