137: John Morgan – Queen Charlotte’s Pimento Cheese

You have not truly tasted the South, until you have eaten pimento cheese. If you’re not “from here,” pimento cheese is a delightful spread made of cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, maybe some other ingredients like bacon or chives, and a few secret seasonings only the maker of said-brand cheese will ever know and certainly not tell you.

One of these cheeses to gain a lot of popularity here over the last 5 years since it was publicly “born” is Queen Charlotte’s Pimento Cheese. As the name suggests, it’s born and made right here in Charlotte and its owner and creator John Morgan has an interesting history, and a one-of-a-kind “how I got here” story.