New soul meals restaurant Sol’ Delish will open its doors before long, bringing reliable soul foodstuff with a twist to University Town.

When it opens July 26, you can take care of yourself to Southern comfort foods products such as seafood mac and cheese with shrimp and lobster, crab cakes, Pittsburgh-fashion salad and collard and kale greens dip.

“It’s not just for the profits, it’s undertaking it mainly because of the adore,” entrance manager Desirre Heggins explained to CharlotteFive.

With a longtime passion for cooking, chef Latell Brice has worked in the cafe market because his early teens. “From bussing tables to waiting tables to cooking, prep cook, things like that. Just been a enthusiasm of mine,” Brice explained.

Sol’ Delish CLT main area seating.

Sol’ Delish CLT main place seating.

The restaurant, co-owned by Brice his wife, Marilyn Brice and Mac Stephenson, aims to make “good food” with “great flavor.”

Brice said he would make a good deal of Sol’ Delish’s servings from scratch and makes use of community distributors for all seasonings.

Sol’ Food — right here are a couple menu products to search ahead to:

  • Its all-vegetable Everything Greens Dip is a fresh new acquire on spinach dip. But instead of spinach, it’s served with collard greens and kale. Other appetizers include mini crab cakes and flatbread with the possibilities of cheese, veggie, chicken or sauteed shrimp.

  • Sol’ Burger possibilities include a turkey burger, fried flounder, Beyond burger and a beef burger.

  • Other entree possibilities to think about consist of “falling off the bone” barbecue or jerk wings, fried or baked rooster wings, fried or grilled salmon, fried flounder, ribeye steak and baked turkey wings with flavors these types of as jerk, barbecue and garlic.

Brice has also located a way to incorporate a beloved dish from his hometown of Pittsburgh via the Sol’ Salad, where by you are going to get romaine lettuce, toppings of your picking, onions, tomatoes, a tricky boiled egg, mushrooms, cheese and french fries. Of course, you study that correct — french fries.

Latell and wife Marilyn Brice inside Sol’ Delish CLT.

Latell and wife Marilyn Brice inside of Sol’ Delish CLT.

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The chef stated a lot of menu items are the consequence of experimentation with diverse varieties of food items he grew up mastering how to make and consume. “It’s just coming up with some various principles and creating it ideal,” he stated.

Latell Brice, owner of Sol’ Delish CLT.

Latell Brice, owner of Sol’ Delish CLT.

Sol’ Beverages — look at out cocktail menu highlights:

  • A specialty consume known as the Sol Punch is a twist on a Prolonged Island Iced Tea, a sweet and sour consume mixed with grenadine and champagne.

  • If you are in a sour temper, The Gold Hurry offers lemon juice mixed with bourbon and honey syrup.

  • The Raspberry Lemon Drop is a different bitter possibility. It’s also a lemon consume, made with tequila, raspberry syrup/puree and lemon juice.

  • If you want one thing sweet, test The Experience Blue, produced with vodka and blueberry purée, hibiscus syrup and tonic.

Sol’ Vibe: The restaurant’s partitions characteristic paintings of nicely-identified Black figures in pop culture such as Erykah Badu, Lauryn Hill and Marvin Gaye, all the function of an artist named Yesim.

General, the entrepreneurs of Sol’ Delish search for to convey a family members-like environment and strategy to distinguish by themselves as a result of “the appreciate we’re putting in food,” Brice claimed.

In order to express a homey truly feel, the Sol’ Delish group mentioned you can count on interactions and personability in buy to make certain everyone’s snug.

“Treating our attendees like spouse and children compared to treating them like a dollar indicator — that performs a big aspect simply because you can come to feel the variance,” Heggins said.

Sol’ Delish

Site: 9211 N Tryon St #1, Charlotte, NC 28262


Delicacies: Soul meals

Instagram: @soldelishclt_restaurant

Sol’ Delish CLT in University City.

Sol’ Delish CLT in University Town.