Coffee

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... »