American (Comfort)

National Hot Dog Day is Today

National Hot Dog Day is Today

National Hot Dog Day has arrived and there are several places you can go for free or discounted dogs.  7-Eleven is featuring Dollar Hot Dog Day where customers can purchase a Quarter-Pound Big Bite al... »

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... »

New Eatery Planned For Uptown- 204 North

New Eatery Planned For Uptown- 204 North

Charlotte restaurateur, Anthony Kearey, is underway to open an exciting new concept in Uptown Charlotte, 204 North.  The three-story 7,620 square foot restaurant will be located at 204 N. Tryon Street... »

Spam Snacks Coming Soon

Spam Snacks Coming Soon

Spam is making a comeback as bite sized meat snacks that you can eat with your hands. Hormel, who is the maker of Spam, will introduce Spam Snacks.  Flavors will include Bacon, Teriyaki and Classic wh... »

Quick Post: Bad Daddy’s sells for $21 million

Quick Post: Bad Daddy’s sells for $21 million

The Charlotte Agenda reported this week that local staple burger chain Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar was sold to Good Times Restaurants for $21 million. The sellers, FS Food Group—locally owned by Fran... »

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day- April 14th, 2015

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day- April 14th, 2015

Ben & Jerry’s annual free cone day is back!  Today from 12pm-8pm you can stop by any Ben & Jerry’s location for a free scoop of your favorite ice cream flavor.  This annual traditi... »

Gut Busted: Moo & Brew Wins the Weekend

Gut Busted: Moo & Brew Wins the Weekend

It could be the best new festival Charlotte has to offer. The Moo & Brew burger and beer festival at the NC Music Factory was the ultimate indulgence this weekend with hundreds of beers (mostly lo... »

Pure Pizza charlotte

Pure Pizza to Open Second Location in Plaza Midwood

Pure Pizza, a unique farm-to-fork pizzeria that utilizes fresh locally-sourced ingredients will be opening their second location in the old Lulu space in Plaza Midwood at 1911 Central Ave. They are sh... »

Plaza Midwood Barbeque

Midwood Smokehouse Hot Off the Texas BBQ Trail

Midwood Smokehouse’s Frank Scibelli is at it again, joining forces with James Beard Award-winning food author, Robb Walsh, to bring a new twist to Midwood Smokehouse’s already impressive menu. Their n... »

Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill Celebrates “Bang Bang” Grammy Nomination with a Bang

In honor of last night’s Grammy nomination for “Bang Bang” by Ariana Grade, Jesse J and Nicki Minaj, Bonefish Grill is celebrating all day with $5 Bang Bang Shrimp at all locations nationwide. Diners ... »

Chef Stephen Schmitt Gets Us Ready For Valentine’s Day

Chef Stephen Schmitt Gets Us Ready For Valentine’s Day

Many readers may be fretting over how to impress their significant others this Saturday (it’s Valentine’s Day if anyone needed a reminder). When reservations seem too easy, and some heart-... »

Quick Post: Sarah Crosland Ranks CLT’s 10 Best Tables

Quick Post: Sarah Crosland Ranks CLT’s 10 Best Tables

While diners are likely to get a great experience in any of the restaurants on The Observer food writer’s list, Sarah Crosland wrote a guide to exactly which tables will provide the maximum amou... »

Red Rocks Will Leave You Satisfied

Red Rocks Will Leave You Satisfied

Restaurant Traffic has teamed with Uber again for the last few days of Charlotte Restaurant Week. For those who haven’t used Uber before, enter promo code RESTAURANTTRAFFIC to instantly get $20 off of... »

Plaza Midwood Barbeque

Midwood Smokehouse Opening New Ballantyne Location in April

The popular Plaza Midwood restaurant, and my personal favorite Charlotte barbecue joint, is slated to open their second location in March. Midwood Smokehouse is targeting an April opening at 12410 Joh... »

Creative Loafing

Creative Loafing to Host its First Craft Beer and Burger Festival

Charlotte’s Creative Loafing will host its first annual craft beer and burger festival April 11, 2015. The Moo & Brew Craft Beer and Burger Festival will take place on the festival grounds of the ... »

Local Farm to Table is Worth the Short Drive

Local Farm to Table is Worth the Short Drive

Belmont? Where’s Belmont? Well, it’s not as far as you might think – just under 20 minutes actually. That’s less time than it takes from South Park to Uptown most days! The journey was worth it. I hav... »

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern Opening in Southpark

Rusty Bucket Restaurant & Tavern Opening in Southpark

Ohio-based Rusty Bucket will open in the Sharon Square development in Southpark in the summer.  Restaurant Traffic’s David Tschirhart and Adam Williams represented Rusty Bucket in their day jobs... »

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... »

Restaurant Traffic

Leroy Fox: A Foxy New Menu

Leroy Fox made quite a splash in the Cotswold food scene when they opened in early 2012. Judging by a decent crowd this past Monday night, I’d say little has changed. After a year and half in Charlott... »

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... »

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