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Coolest Cooler Coming to Market

Coolest Cooler Coming to Market

The slickest cooler you have ever seen is not on the market yet.  The Coolest Cooler is a high tech gem that features a battery powered blender, waterproof Bluetooth speaker, USB charger, LED lights, ... »

Cheers to The Unknown Brewing Co.

Cheers to The Unknown Brewing Co.

Lea and I met for a beer last Thursday to celebrate Friday Eve but more importantly to check out The Unknown Brewing Co. The location is great- it is located Uptown (very close to the Bank of America ... »

Saturday Night at Soul Gastrolounge

Saturday Night at Soul Gastrolounge

I have heard great things about Soul Gastrolounge since I moved to Charlotte, but until last weekend I hadn’t experienced it for myself.  Soul more than exceeded my expectations from start to fi... »

Sit. Stay. Drink at NoDa Dog Bar

Sit. Stay. Drink at NoDa Dog Bar

In an attempt to take advantage of the beautiful weather some of the Restaurant Traffic team decided to venture over and check out the Dog Bar in NoDa this past weekend. There are a handful of patio r... »

Bikinis Sports Bar Closes

Bikinis Sports Bar Closes

Say it isn’t so!  Bikinis Sports Bar & Grill has closed in the University area.  Bikinis bills itself as “America’s Only Sports Breastaurant.”  They have even trademarked t... »

Quick Glimpse of Southside on Montford

Quick Glimpse of Southside on Montford

Last Thursday the Restaurant Traffic crew popped into the new Southside bar on Montford drive. Owner Andy Henson’s latest project is a small space carved into corner of the old El Camino restaur... »

Bar Louie Opens at the University

Bar Louie Opens at the University

Welcome to #CLT @BarLouie. Reader Caroline Penland alerted us to the University City kick off. Let us know if you go http://t.co/D059I1tkoY — Restaurant Traffic (@RestauranTrafic) November 14, 2... »

Southside Coming to Montford Drive

Southside Coming to Montford Drive

El Camino is no more.  Owner Andy Henson is going to open Southside in the former Andrew Blair’s location.  “Andrew Blair’s was one of the best locations in all of Charlotte and we r... »

Pinky’s Westside Grill Preparing To Storm Huntersville

Pinky’s Westside Grill Preparing To Storm Huntersville

Those badass punk rock restaurateurs over at Pinky’s Westside on 1600 Morehead Street are bringing their DIY culinary ruckus to Huntersville this fall. They hope to open at the 9818 Gilead Road ... »

Roasting Company Unveils New Bar

Roasting Company Unveils New Bar

The Roasting Company has decided to get in on the bar action on popular Montford Drive.  Here is the first look at their new bar. It has room for 24 taps and about 12 bar stools.  The Roasting Company... »

Thirsty Beaver Saloon Gets Put in Jail

Thirsty Beaver Saloon Gets Put in Jail

Here is a good rule of thumb.  Never make the guy that owns all the parking mad.  Well in Plaza Midwood that guy would be John Hatcher and he is taking back his parking.  The picture above is the vene... »

Dixie’s Closes After 15 Years in Uptown

Dixie’s Closes After 15 Years in Uptown

Dixie’s Tavern closed for good this past Saturday.  Dixie’s was open for 15 years and had a loyal following.  They were one of the original bars Uptown.   They were pioneers but lost their... »

Bubble Pops the Cork Tonight in Uptown

Bubble Pops the Cork Tonight in Uptown

Bubble Charlotte opens to the public tonight at the Epicentre in Uptown Charlotte.  Bubble will offer 30 different champagne selections and a distinctive food menu.  Bubble treated the media to a snea... »

Bradshaw Social House Coming To Robinson Farm

Bradshaw Social House Coming To Robinson Farm

A couple months back I was sitting at the bar in Cosmos Cafe in the Robinson Farm development when the bartender and guy next to me started talking about a new pub going in over by Toast. The weeks pa... »

Sip Charlotte Opens to the Public Friday Night

Sip Charlotte Opens to the Public Friday Night

The former Town Tavern in Uptown is transforming itself into Sip Charlotte and will have their Grand Opening this Friday starting at 9 pm.  Sip has more of a polished look which is what the owners wer... »

Robot Bartenders the Wave of the Future

Robot Bartenders the Wave of the Future

The one job in the new economy that you would think would be safe from consolidation and the Chinese would be the world’s 2nd oldest profession, bartending.  But you would be wrong.  There is a ... »

Mez Announces Closing at EpiCentre

Mez Announces Closing at EpiCentre

Mez in the EpiCentre has announced it will shut its doors for good on January 27.  Mez has three floors and a movie theater.  Their Facebook page says a new concept will open in February but does not ... »

Barreled at the Lift Speakeasy Opens in Myers Park

Barreled at the Lift Speakeasy Opens in Myers Park

Myers Park is going to get a Speakeasy.  Barreled at the Lift, located at Parktowne Village, will have their official Grand Opening January 19th.  They are open now Tuesday thru Sunday and have nightl... »