Burger 21's Strawberry Shake and Tex-Mex Haystack Burger

Pairing Pleasure

Savory selections for eating local

Photos and text by Jessica Gaddy, Shrimp & Grisettes Photography

Have summer plans? You might want to add “Eat my way through the Ballantyne area” to your list. The following restaurant pairings would be an excellent place to start. From American classics to international cuisine, indulgences to lighter bites, you won’t have to travel far to delight your palate.

Burger 21
14825 Ballantyne Village Way #160
Charlotte, 28277

Tex-Mex Haystack Burger

Applewood smoked bacon, onion strings, Pepper Jack, jalapeños, chipotle mayo, guacamole, lettuce and Roma tomato on a toasted brioche bun.

Strawberry Shake
Blended strawberries in vanilla ice cream, topped with whipped cream.

Eggs Up Grill
6414 Rea Road

Charlotte, 28277



Classic Mimosa

Orange juice and sparkling wine.


Philly Cheesesteak Eggs Benedict

Thinly sliced steak, American cheese, onions and peppers on garlic toast, topped with two poached eggs and hollandaise sauce.