November 17, 2021

WBTV: Cookies with Santa at Coco & the Director

Chef Andres Prussing makes Coco and the Director’s house made hot chocolate and discusses the upcoming Cookies with Santa event

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November 5, 2021

Charlotte Observer: National Doughnut Day at Coco

Wait, are there two National Doughnut Days? (Spoiler alert: Yes, there are.)…

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April 12, 2021

Axios Charlotte: Top Picks for Iced Coffee

It’s iced coffee season (though if I’m being honest, I’d order iced caramel lattes year round)…

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February 21, 2020

Charlotte Five: 8 of the Best Croissants in Charlotte

Here are eight spots around the Queen City where you can enjoy some of the best…

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December 18, 2019

Charlotte Five: Seasonal Drinks at Charlotte Coffee Shops

It doesn’t have to be Starbucks: Here are 20 local holiday coffee spots…

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January 14, 2017

QC Exclusive: Marriott City Center’s Coco & the Director

Charlotte’s newest coffee shop in Uptown is drawing attention for its eccentric style and delicious coffee—and its name. Coco and the Director evokes a newer wave in Charlotte’s coffee scene, one that feels more in line with…

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December 14, 2016

Uptown Girl: Caffeine Fix

One thing Charlotte does not have a shortage of is local coffee shops, thank goodness. In a city with so many, how do you stand out? I love them all equally for different reasons, and I love Coco & the Director for being COMMUNITY DRIVEN…

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September 23, 2016

Coffee Talk: “Charlotte’s New Uptown Neighborhood Coffeehouse”

Coco and the Director brings a new neighborhood coffeehouse, café and retail shop showcasing local North Carolina products to the city’s commercial hub at Trade and Tryon. The bright, soaring space features…

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August 20, 2016

Eat Work Play Charlotte: “21 Reasons to Visit Stoke, Stoke Bar & Coco and the Director”

Let’s pretend I don’t want to list Coco and the Director as the first 17 reasons to visit the newly renovated Charlotte Marriott Center. But really though, I do, because…COFFEE. So let’s start there…

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August 18, 2016

Charlotte Business Journal: “Marriott aims to elevate Trade and Tryon with three new dining venues”

Marriott International Inc. is spearheading an extensive renovation at Charlotte Marriott City Center. In addition to updating the 19-story hotel, Marriott has added three separate food and drink venues on the ground floor…

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August 18, 2016

Charlotte Agenda: “The Marriott City Center has set a new standard for Uptown. Check out their new coffee, restaurant and bar spaces”

Opening today, the new bar, restaurant and coffee shop at the Marriott have absolutely changed what it means to be “in a hotel.” After months of renovations…

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