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Charlotte Restaurant Traffic Picks up Yelp Award

Charlotte Restaurant Traffic Picks up Yelp Award

I am pretty sure we do not get a trophy but you never know these days because everyone usually gets a trophy but Yelp has named Restaurant Traffic as the Best Local Charlotte Food Blog for 2012.  That is high praise.  We still consider us more of a Restaurant Blog than a Food Blog but we are honored.  Our Blog has evolved over the past 2 1/2 years.  We never thought that we would get as much reade... »

Block & Grinder Gears Up for Opening

Block & Grinder Gears Up for Opening

The much anticipated opening of the Block & Grinder is getting closer.  Restaurant Traffic stopped by today and can report they have made major changes to the former Panda Express space on Providence Road.  The place looks completely different.  Owner Jed Kampe has done a great job in transforming the restaurant.  They have added a bar area and are finalizing the menu.  Stay tuned for the exac... »

Charlotte Restaurant Week Secrets

Charlotte Restaurant Week Secrets

Restaurant Week is fast approaching (January 18-27) and some of the places fill up really fast.  Our advice is to make Del Frisco’s one of your stops.  Not only is the place beautiful the service and food is unmatched by other area Steakhouses.  The problem is Del Frisco’s fills up fast so getting Restaurant Week reservations go to the people who book early.  So don’t wait, call ... »

Joe Hooper’s Opens in Plaza Midwood

Joe Hooper’s Opens in Plaza Midwood

Joe Hooper’s Beverage & Sandwich Exchange opened in Plaza Midwood this past week.  Restaurant Traffic decided to head over and check them out for lunch.  They did a great job on transforming the former Stacker’s into a neat little joint you feel comfortable in.  The staff made our visit memorable and treated us to a couple of their appetizers. We had the Fried Pickles with Horserad... »

Hugh Hefner Walks Down The Aisle

Hugh Hefner Walks Down The Aisle

The saying that love knows no boundaries manifested itself New Years Eve as Hugh Hefner married Crystal Harris at the Playboy mansion. Hugh is 86 years old and his lovely bride, who with name Crystal was doomed to life as a stripper before marrying a rich sugar daddy, is only 26.  This is the 3rd marriage for Hugh who sadly must give up his swinging bachelor days.  We wonder if kids are in the cou... »

5 Fearless 2013 Predictions for Charlotte

5 Fearless 2013 Predictions for Charlotte

The Carolina Panthers will make the playoffs in 2013.  Injuries and bad luck doomed them in 2012.  The NFC South is a tough division but the Panthers should make it to 10 wins and get in.  Panthers QB Cam Newton will continue his outstanding play and be over the sophomore slump and make his 2nd Pro Bowl. Burger Restaurants will continue to open in Charlotte.  NomNom, BurgerFi, Burger 21 and Flip B... »

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