At a recent appearance on WTVI's "The Chef's Wife" cooking and talk show, Charlotte, N.C. chef Tom Condron and his business partner Matthew Pera share a behind-the-scenes look at opening The Liberty restaurant in Charlotte. The two-part webisode, titled "Do You Have What it Takes to Open a Restaurant?", can be viewed at

The dining room at The Liberty

Condron and Pera opened The Liberty restaurant, an American-style gastropub, in October 2009. For more information, visit