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$2.50 Pizza At Mellow Mushroom on 8/20

$2.50 Pizza At Mellow Mushroom on 8/20

40 years ago, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers emerged as one of the first stone-baked pizzerias in the US. As a throwback to their humble origins in 1974, Mellow Mushroom is celebrating their big birthda... »

Food Trucks For Fido? Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Coming To CLT

Food Trucks For Fido? Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Coming To CLT

If you happen to be around Eastover Park or Shuffletown Park this weekend, you’ll notice the newest arrival to the QC Food Truck Scene: Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck. Don’t expect to fi... »

OMB Grand Opening Pushed Back To August 15th

OMB Grand Opening Pushed Back To August 15th

Considering all the factors like permits, inspections, raw materials, and cash flow, construction delays tend to be the norm when it comes to restaurant development. It seems breweries are subject to ... »

Matt’s Chicago Dog  Brings Windy City Flavor To Crown Town

Matt’s Chicago Dog Brings Windy City Flavor To Crown Town

Back when I sold advertising for BellSouth, Matt’s Chicago Dog was one of the first customers I ever called upon as a fledgling adman in the dying yellow pages business. This was in the early part of ... »

Happy Independence Day, America

Happy Independence Day, America

Happy Independence Day, America. We hope all our readers and friends who make Restaurant Traffic possible enjoy a day of kicking back and taking a deep whiff of freedom. If liberty carried a scent it ... »

Queen’s Feast Returns to CLT July 18th

Queen’s Feast Returns to CLT July 18th

With folks heading out of town and taking time off for the Fourth of July, we wanted to send out an early reminder about the return of Charlotte Restaurant Week. The Queen’s Feast comes back to ... »

June 21 Homebrewers Rally Coming To NoDa Brewing Co.

June 21 Homebrewers Rally Coming To NoDa Brewing Co.

If you are a homebrewer, be sure you’re at NoDa Brewing Company this weekend. On July 21st The American Homebrewers Association (AHA), which hosts a series of AHA Rallies to help beer-loving Ame... »

A Quick Glimpse Of Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar

A Quick Glimpse Of Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar

The newest addition to the NC Music Factory, Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar, opened earlier this June. We stopped in last night for a brief introduction to their drinks and cuisine.   Chef Gene ... »

JJ’s Red Hots Is Burning Up Crown Town

JJ’s Red Hots Is Burning Up Crown Town

Back in early 2012, we caught word of a new hot dog spot opening on East Blvd. We slapped up a fast and loose post about JJ’s Red Hots to get the rumor mill going and used some generic stock pho... »

Texicali Coming To The NC Music Factory In June

Texicali Coming To The NC Music Factory In June

Later next week, the Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar expects to open at the N.C. Music Factory. Chef Gene Briggs and Alex Myrick from Blue and Osso partnered with Mike Harmon to create this Tex-Mex/Gu... »

Remember The Deployed & The Fallen This Memorial Day

Remember The Deployed & The Fallen This Memorial Day

We hope all our readers get some time away from the grind this Memorial Day weekend to unplug and kick back with friends and family. Fire up that grill, crack open some frosty craft brews, and take it... »

Last Two Weekends For Crawfish Boils at e2

Last Two Weekends For Crawfish Boils at e2

There are only two weekends left for the Friday night crawfish boils at e2. A peel-your-own crawfish boil is truly a food experience that brings people together and not one we find too frequently here... »

Holy Hops, Heroes Con Fans. Breckenridge Brewery Launching “Brews Wayne”

Holy Hops, Heroes Con Fans. Breckenridge Brewery Launching “Brews Wayne”

Charlotte area brewers, you have been put on notice! I saw today that Breckenridge Brewery and Denver Comic Con paired up to create a Dark Knight-themed hoppy ale called the Brews Wayne for the upcomi... »

Checking Out Bravo! Blakeney With CLT Bloggers

Checking Out Bravo! Blakeney With CLT Bloggers

Last week Vanessa Capece with Yellow Duck Marketing invited Restaurant Traffic to join other CLT bloggers to sample the fare at the new Bravo! Cucina Italian in Blakeney. Bravo took over the space pre... »

Lure Oyster Bar Coming to Ballantyne

Lure Oyster Bar Coming to Ballantyne

Cosmos Cafe closed their South Charlotte location after Easter and we received confirmation that the team behind Bradshaw Social House will takeover the space with a new concept called Lure Oyster Bar... »

New Marvin Commons Development Stirs Up Anxiety On The County Line

New Marvin Commons Development Stirs Up Anxiety On The County Line

Concern is brewing on over a large plot of wooded land off Rea and Tom Short roads over the Union County border. A development group, Raley-Miller Properties, has applied for annexation, individual di... »

Meet The Brewers Night At VBGB Brings Out Charlotte’s Best Craft Beer

Meet The Brewers Night At VBGB Brings Out Charlotte’s Best Craft Beer

As I arrived at the NC Music Factory for the Meet The Brewers event the CRVA threw last week, I paused in the parking lot and admired the view of the Uptown skyline. It was about seventy-five degrees ... »

Bravo! & Which Wich Open In Blakeney

Bravo! & Which Wich Open In Blakeney

Two new restaurants opened in the Blakeney area: Which Wich and Bravo! Cucina Italiana. Which Wich is one of the better sandwich chains on the market. Their concept allows a high level of customizatio... »

Meet The Brewers Charlotte Tap Takeover At VBGB On April 22nd

Meet The Brewers Charlotte Tap Takeover At VBGB On April 22nd

North Carolina has more craft breweries than any other state in the South and Charlotte’s hops are among the top with eight breweries in operation and three more on the way. Help us celebrate th... »

50 Restaurants With Spectacular Views

50 Restaurants With Spectacular Views

The website, The Chive, tends to be hit or miss with the content they post: scantily-clad women, booze-drenched debauchery, life hacks, photo essays of the bizarro, and a strong emphasis on random act... »

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