Chef’s Corner

New Summer Menu at Amélie’s French Bakery

New Summer Menu at Amélie’s French Bakery

AmĂ©lie’s French Bakery & CafĂ©, a French-inspired cafĂ© known for their sweets, savories, and beverages, launched their new summer menu yesterday. The 33 new seasonal items feature summertime flavor... »

New Spring Menu at Amélie’s French Bakery

New Spring Menu at Amélie’s French Bakery

AmĂ©lie’s French Bakery & CafĂ©, a French-inspired cafĂ© offering sweets, savories and beverages, launched their new spring menu this week. The seasonal menu adds 36 new items to their already extens... »

Evoke Presents a Special Valentine’s Day Menu

Evoke Presents a Special Valentine’s Day Menu

Located in the heart of Uptown, Evoke, is offering a special Valentine’s Day menu for all the CLT lovebirds. Next Tuesday, February 14th, couples can enjoy a savory three-course prix-fixe dinner... »

Evoke’s 2016 Fall Menu

Evoke’s 2016 Fall Menu

I love any chance I get to dine at Evoke, and I recently got the opportunity to try their new fall menu! Located in Le MĂ©ridien Charlotte, the exquisite decor and chic atmosphere are the perfect combi... »

O-Ku Opens Tonight – South End’s Newest Hotspot

O-Ku Opens Tonight – South End’s Newest Hotspot

The wait is finally over, O-Ku officially opens tonight in South End’s Atherton Mill shopping center. Focused on incorporating authentic Japanese flavors into their food, O-Ku’s menu is co... »

Toska Truffle Dinner at Evoke

Toska Truffle Dinner at Evoke

Located in Uptown Charlotte, Evoke is hosting a Toska Truffle Dinner on Thursday, September 15th at 6:30pm.  For $128 guests will enjoy a savory six-course, prix-fixe dinner curated by Executive Chef ... »

Kid Cashew – East Blvd.’s Newest Hot Spot

Kid Cashew – East Blvd.’s Newest Hot Spot

The entire Restaurant Traffic team had an excellent lunch last week at Kid Cashew.  Since it was warm & sunny out, we opted to sit on the patio which was busy, but not too crowded. The food option... »

Chef Bruce Moffett Marks 15th Anniversary of Barrington’s Restaurant

Chef Bruce Moffett Marks 15th Anniversary of Barrington’s Restaurant

Chef Bruce Moffett joins the ranks of Charlotte’s longtime restaurant owners with the 15th anniversary of Barrington’s Restaurant this week. Moffett first opened Barrington’s doors o... »

Good Food on Montford Executive Chef wins local version of Food Network’s “Chopped”

Good Food on Montford Executive Chef wins local version of Food Network’s “Chopped”

    In an intense, nearly two-hour long kitchen battle, Larry Schreiber and sous chef Kieran Gonzales used their quick thinking and creative culinary skills to win the crown at Salud! earlie... »

Dogwood Southern (white linen) Table

Dogwood Southern (white linen) Table

If you are looking for a place for a more upscale lunch, you might consider the Dogwood Southern Table.  With white tablecloths, a farm to table menu and a crackling fireplace this is not just an ever... »

Winter is Coming to Nan & Byron’s Menu

Winter is Coming to Nan & Byron’s Menu

I love it when restaurants I frequent change it up. New menu items can be bittersweet. You walk in to order an old stand by only to see it replaced by a younger, sexier seasonal choice. Do not feel gu... »

Brunching Adventures at Little Spoon Eatery

Brunching Adventures at Little Spoon Eatery

I know that I am not alone in stating that brunching is one of my favorite weekend pastimes.  I finally got the chance to check out Little Spoon, located in the heart of Myers Park on Selwyn Ave., and... »

Exciting Downtown Asheville Restaurant Opportunity

Exciting Downtown Asheville Restaurant Opportunity

If you haven’t had the chance to spend time in the Asheville area yet, it should definitely be on your list of places to visit.  Downtown Asheville draws large crowds of all ages thanks to its relaxed... »

Dean & Deluca Wine Room

Dean & Deluca Wine Room

Adam & I had the pleasure of a sneak preview lunch at Dean  & Deluca’s Wine Room. This was one of the most incredible dining experiences I have had thus far in Charlotte.  We got to meet Execu... »

The City Kitch…Where Charlotte Comes to Cook!

The City Kitch…Where Charlotte Comes to Cook!

This week Lea & I had the opportunity to experience an exclusive preview of an exciting new Charlotte concept, The City Kitch.  The City Kitch is a fully equipped commercial kitchen facility creat... »

Thomas Keller and Adam Tihany Built a Big City French Laundry

Thomas Keller and Adam Tihany Built a Big City French Laundry

Thomas Keller of French Laundry is one of the world’s most famous and decorated chefs. Adam Tihany is one of the world’s most sought after and accomplished restaurant and hospitality desig... »

Curate Stands Out in the Restaurant Town of Asheville

Curate Stands Out in the Restaurant Town of Asheville

Ever since Allan Richman named Curate one of the “12 Must Eat Restaurants of 2013“, Curate is a tough table. Even more important than Richman’s review was the recommendation of a foo... »

How Restaurant CEO Danny Meyer Stays Ahead

How Restaurant CEO Danny Meyer Stays Ahead

Inc. Magazine asked Danny Meyer what question he asks himself in order to stay motivated. If you are unfamiliar with who Danny Meyer is, he is the CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group and one of the ... »

Wolfgang Puck Shares His Most Memorable Meals

Wolfgang Puck Shares His Most Memorable Meals

Wolfgang Puck, celebrity chef emeritus, recalls his most memorable eats: http://t.co/QKB650cvYi — GQ Magazine (@GQMagazine) March 20, 2014 In order to celebrate the great Wolfgang’s decision to ... »

Alan Richman’s Best 25 New Restaurants in the USA

Alan Richman’s Best 25 New Restaurants in the USA

Alan Richman is a polarizing figure. Some see him as a walking talking definition of culinary knowledge. Others, like Anthony Bourdain titled an entire chapter in his book “Alan Richman is a dou... »

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