Mexican

La Paz Closes in the Metropolitan

La Paz Closes in the Metropolitan

Longtime Charlotte restaurant La Paz has closed for good in the Metropolitan.  The restaurant has been around Charlotte for over 30 years and was one of the original Tex Mex restaurants here in town. ... »

National Tequila Day Arrives

National Tequila Day Arrives

We don’t know who decides these things but somebody has decided that today is National Tequila Day.  That’s right it is now mandatory for everyone in the USA to drink some form of Tequila ... »

Babalu to Continue Mexican Trend on East Blvd

Babalu to Continue Mexican Trend on East Blvd

The Mexican fare trend is going to continue on East Blvd.  Babalu Taco’s & Tapas will fill the former Cantina 1511 space.  In the past 18 months East Blvd. has seen Longboard’s, Cantin... »

Chipotle Test Marketing Chorizo

Chipotle Test Marketing Chorizo

Chipotle Mexican Grill is test marketing chorizo as another protein option.  Chorizo is a Mexican-style sausage that is composed of a blend of ground pork and chicken with paprika, garlic, cumin and r... »

Taco Bell to Start Serving Alcohol

Taco Bell to Start Serving Alcohol

Taco Bell wants to upgrade their image and to do that they are rebranding their stores look.  They are going to introduce upscale locations similar to the chains restaurants in foreign countries.  The... »

Rise and Shine for Breakfast at Phat Burrito

Rise and Shine for Breakfast at Phat Burrito

Charlotte’s favorite Southend joint, Phat Burrito is now open for breakfast, giving the city a whole new reason to wake up a little earlier, a little happier. Aromatic salsa-filled spices now hit the ... »

RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila

RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila

After dining at RuRu’s, I think that I have found my go to spot for the summer. Located in the heart of Myer’s Park, right off of Providence Road, this 1920’s Spanish villa is truly a hidd... »

Tijuana Flats Closes on East Blvd

Tijuana Flats Closes on East Blvd

Orlando based Tijuana Flats has closed their location on East Blvd.  The ownership group told Restaurant Traffic that they shut their doors this past Friday.  Tijuana Flats never seemed to catch on wi... »

The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series is Back

The Got to Be NC Competition Dining Series is Back

Everything that prickles our senses about watching reality television food competition shows on the Food Network and Bravo is only intensified by being able to actually participate, taste and judge on... »

Leaving 1900 Mexican Grill Full But Thirsty For More

Leaving 1900 Mexican Grill Full But Thirsty For More

A group of friends—who playfully refer to themselves as the Mexican food connoisseurs of Charlotte—and I ventured out last weekend to gorge on tortillas, beans and meat in varying combinations and qua... »

Queen’s Feast Participating Locations

Queen’s Feast Participating Locations

Charlotte Restaurant Week starts tonight (reservations are getting scarce!), and we at Restaurant Traffic want to provide you with a guide on where to eat in the Queen City based on any cravings you m... »

Bakersfield on East Blvd.

Bakersfield on East Blvd.

Earlier this week I spent my lunch break checking out one of the newest additions to East Blvd., Bakersfield.  I have heard great things and the restaurant looks so inviting when you drive by so I was... »

Qdoba Quits Charging Customers for Extras

Qdoba Quits Charging Customers for Extras

In what is surely a response to Burrito King Chipotle, Qdoba announced they would no longer charge customers for any extras when they are ordering their burritos.  So you can order guacamole, queso, f... »

Rusty Taco Bought by Buffalo Wild Wings

Rusty Taco Bought by Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings has bought a controlling interest in up and coming Rusty Taco out of Dallas.  Rusty Taco’s motto is “Tacos are the most important meal of the day”.  Taco’s a... »

Free Queso Dip at Moe’s Today

Free Queso Dip at Moe’s Today

Moe’s Southwest Grill is giving away free 6-ounce cups of its Queso Dip all day Thursday, September 18th.  You also get as many complimentary chips as you want.  No purchase is necessary and you... »

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Four…..

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Four…..

Need a Thursday pick me up? Have no fear for today is Happy National Tequila Day-  aka the perfect excuse to grab post work margaritas with friends.  Whether you like your tequila in the form of a fro... »

Taco Bell Debuts Quesarito Today

Taco Bell Debuts Quesarito Today

Taco Bell unveils its newest menu item today, the Quesarito!  The Quesarito is a hybrid quesadilla burrito that was Taco Bell’s best testing item since the famous Doritos Locos Taco. The Quesari... »

Sombrero Bar Crawl at the Epicentre this Saturday

Sombrero Bar Crawl at the Epicentre this Saturday

  It’s crazy to think that Cinco De Mayo is right around the corner. For most people this day is a great excuse to drink one (or a few) margaritas, or better yet a margarona (a margarita topped ... »

$1 Dollar Tacos at Tijuana Flats

$1 Dollar Tacos at Tijuana Flats

Tijuana Flats will offer $1 tacos today to the first 100 people who show up at their East Blvd. location.  They are celebrating making it to 100,000 Facebook fans.  The first 100 fans at each location... »

Hot Head Burritos Closes in Cornelius

Hot Head Burritos Closes in Cornelius

Hot Head Burritos has closed in their only Charlotte location at The Shops at the Fresh Market in Cornelius.  No reason was given but not enough sales doomed them.  Hot Head is a quick service Mexican... »

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