Fall Flavors in Cabarrus County, NC

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Whether you’re a fan of all things pumpkin spice or searching for a gameday snack, this sampler of Autumn-inspired eats will leave you hungry to explore even more fall menus across Cabarrus County!

October 28, 2020

In Concord, the seasonal drink menu at Groundwork Common features all kinds of festive fall flavors.

Pom Pom from Groundwork Common

Espresso and seltzer join pomegranate and sage in this iced delight. But GWC’s seasonal flavors don’t stop there. Other artful options include The Great Pumpkin, Spiced Maple Latte (made with small-batch maple syrup) and the Ruby Red, a Thai tea with spiced grapefruit. You’ll also want to try the seasonal food menu including the Pumpkin Spice Oat Bowl!

Smoked Tomato Bisque from 44 Mills Kitchen + Tap

Warm up any crisp evening with a big bowl of this crouton and cheese-topped goodness. Don’t forget the fresh fall veggies! Brussels sprouts and cauliflower pair perfectly with bacon, kielbasa and an egg, sunny side up. And to drink? Opt for cider-based infused Bourbon Apple Punch or try the Fall Sangria, garnished with a fresh seasonal apple slice.

Pumpkin Cheesecake from Rosario’s Pizza

The ideal ending to a full meal of classic Italian comfort food! Along with decadent cheesecake, this family-owned and operated local favorite is serving up authentic dishes such as New York Style Pizza by the slice, hearty pastas, cheesy calzones and Stromboli that’ll keep you warm all the way through winter.

Jalapeño Cheddar Sausage from The Smoke Pit

Fall means football, and The Smoke Pit has that tailgate taste you’ve been craving. This salty, smoky treat is sure to become the star of your game day snack spread. Take the expert’s advice and make sure you go with the South Carolina mustard sauce for dipping. Need an ice cold brew to wash it down? Keep reading for a few fall recommendations!

Seasonal Releases from Local Craft Breweries

There are so many seasonal libations to choose from in Cabarrus County, we created a separate list of local craft beers to try. From football watching favorites like Pounder from High Branch, to creative seasonal recipes like the salted fig and honey milk stout from Red Hill Brewing, these brews pair perfectly with fall.

What are your favorite fall foods in Cabarrus?

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