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Quick Post: The Penguin is Heating Back Up

Quick Post: The Penguin is Heating Back Up

It was confirmed this week that Alesha Sin Vanata, known for her current Myers Park eatery littleSpoon, has purchased the space where The Penguin currently stands in Plaza Midwood. Charlotte Observer ... »

Crown Town Snubbed Again by Beard Awards

Crown Town Snubbed Again by Beard Awards

The 2015 James Beard Award semifinalists for the best chef and restaurant awards were announced a couple days ago, and it looks like the Queen City won’t be bringing home any Beards this year. C... »

Global Restaurant Announces Italian Wine Dinner

Global Restaurant Announces Italian Wine Dinner

Our good friend Siobhan Daly with Empire Distributors wanted us to get the word out about a great Italian wine dinner that Global Restaurant in Ballantyne is having Thursday August 14th.  Global will ... »

Penguin Closes in Plaza Midwood

Penguin Closes in Plaza Midwood

The Penguin has shut its doors in Plaza Midwood.  The restaurant has been a Charlotte favorite since 1954.  The Penguin has been featured on the Food Network’s popular show “Diners, Drive-... »

Denny’s Opens on Tyvola Road

Denny’s Opens on Tyvola Road

Denny’s opened today on Tyvola Road in front of Costco.  Denny’s is known for being open 24 hours a day 7 days a week and serving breakfast the entire time.  This location was formerly The... »

JJ’s Red Hots To Open In Ballantyne

JJ’s Red Hots To Open In Ballantyne

JJ’s Red Hots is already in expansion mode.  They are scheduled to open store #2 in Ballantyne on July 18.  JJ’s is known for their hot dogs.  “Don’t Dis’ the Dog” ... »