Coffee

Dunkin Donuts Introduces New Menu Items

Dunkin Donuts Introduces New Menu Items

Dunkin Donuts announced several new fall menu items.  The Halloween Pumpkin Donut which is shaped to resemble a jack-o-lantern features a vanilla-flavored buttercreme filling with orange icing and a f... »

Celebrate National Coffee Day Today at these Locations

Celebrate National Coffee Day Today at these Locations

If the thought of getting through work today is overwhelming, rest easy knowing you can save a few bucks on coffee. Today is National Coffee Day and many businesses are serving up free coffee or steep... »

RUSH Opens in Uptown

RUSH Opens in Uptown

RUSH has opened in Brevard Court.  Rush is a coffee shop serving pastries that is geared for the grab and go business crowd.  They are only open 7am to 5 pm Monday through Friday.  Rush is the sister ... »

Fourth Ward Bread Co. Fire Shuts Down Business

Fourth Ward Bread Co. Fire Shuts Down Business

The popular Fourth Ward Bread Co. had a serious fire this past Friday night.  So serious that it took 70 firefighters to put it out.  Fourth Ward had just celebrated their 1st year anniversary and had... »

McDonald’s Gives Away Free Coffee

McDonald’s Gives Away Free Coffee

  Fast food giant McDonald’s is giving away free coffee in the morning hours until September 29th.  No purchase is necessary.  The competition for breakfast customers has been fierce with T... »

Waterbean Coffee Expanding to Huntersville

Waterbean Coffee Expanding to Huntersville

Waterbean Coffee will open their 2nd location in the NorthCross Shopping Center in Huntersville.  Waterbean’s vision is to create an atmosphere where customers feel they can drop by and relax an... »

Starbucks to Use Charging Stations to Lure Customers

Starbucks to Use Charging Stations to Lure Customers

Starbucks is planning on putting wireless charging stations in all of its locations by the end of 2016.  The idea is to install over 100,000, an average of 13 per store,  Duracell Powermat wireless ch... »

Starbucks Tries Out Happy Hour

Starbucks Tries Out Happy Hour

Coffee giant Starbucks will be selling half priced Frappuccino drinks fro 3-5 pm in all its North American stores.  The Happy Hour will include any sized Frappuccino drink and will last until May 10th... »

McDonald’s Going After Starbucks

McDonald’s Going After Starbucks

McDonald’s is going after industry leader Starbucks to revive their sagging US sales.  Make no mistake about it, McDonald’s, as the world’s largest restaurant chain, is an 800 pound ... »

Starbucks Continues Their Domination Along Colony/Rea Road

Starbucks Continues Their Domination Along Colony/Rea Road

Starbucks is opening another cafe along the Colony Rd./Rea Rd. corridor between Runnymede and Providence Rd. A Starbucks drive-thru is opening at the new retail strip under construction at the Marvin ... »

Dunkin Donuts Opens At Colony Place

Dunkin Donuts Opens At Colony Place

@RestauranTrafic @DunkinDonuts at Colony Place is now OPEN! pic.twitter.com/tJiRHR0pi7 — Brian Graboski (@Go_Daddy_Go) December 4, 2013 Big ups to Brian Graboski for alerting us that the new Dunkin Do... »

WTF Is Happening With The Old Caribou Coffee Locations?

WTF Is Happening With The Old Caribou Coffee Locations?

A pox upon your houses. So seems to be the case with Caribou Coffee and their half a dozen or so locations around Charlotte. A couple months back there was plenty of jawboning about Peet’s Coffe... »

Dunkin’ Donuts Coming to Overstreet Mall

Dunkin’ Donuts Coming to Overstreet Mall

Dunkin’ Donuts will open a store in the Overstreet Mall in Uptown this fall.  Dunkin will take over the former Caribou Coffee space in the BB&T Center which is directly across from the Merle... »

Cast Iron Waffles Opens in Southpark

Cast Iron Waffles Opens in Southpark

Cast Iron Waffles recently opened in Piedmont Town Center in Southpark.   Cast Iron is home to the Authentic Belgian Liege Waffle which is created on their 100 pound cast iron waffle press.  This bran... »

Caribou Coffee Leaving Charlotte….Sort Of

Caribou Coffee Leaving Charlotte….Sort Of

Caribou Coffee announced this week they were closing 11 of the 14 stores here in Charlotte.  The only stores to be spared the chopping block were the Park Road Shopping Center, Founders Hall and Fairv... »

Burger King Offers $1 Specialty Coffees All Week

Burger King Offers $1 Specialty Coffees All Week

We ran into Bob Fetterolf who is the Senior Manager for Real Estate for Burger King .  He told us that BK is offering $1 Lattes this week.  That is right you can get their coffee house style lattes fo... »

Starbucks to Open in Vietnam

Starbucks to Open in Vietnam

Coffee giant Starbucks has announced they will open locations in Vietnam in 2013.  The Seattle based chain has over 20,000 locations in 61 countries.  I was watching an Oliver Stone special on the Vie... »