Sandwiches

Earl’s Grocery Opens on Elizabeth Ave

Earl’s Grocery Opens on Elizabeth Ave

Earl’s Grocery opened today on Elizabeth Avenue.  They are open from 10 am to 7:30 pm Monday through Friday and 8:30 am to 6 pm on Saturdays.  Earl’s was scheduled to open last week but th... »

SouthPark Eats Alternative Looks to Make #FoodTruckWednesday a Regular Event

SouthPark Eats Alternative Looks to Make #FoodTruckWednesday a Regular Event

So I realize I may sound like a food truck-obsessed loony tune after last’s week post about mobile eateries and now posting another, but this really is a great event that deserves recognition! I ventu... »

Exploring the Charlotte Food Truck Scene

Exploring the Charlotte Food Truck Scene

Food trucks are the “it” thing in the world of foodies, and everybody seems to be doing it—myself included. So what’s the hype about? For a bustling bee like myself, who works 9-5 days uptown but not ... »

Burger 21 Eyeing Expansion in Charlotte

Burger 21 Eyeing Expansion in Charlotte

Burger 21 is yet another fast/casual chain eyeing expansion in Charlotte – four new locations, to be exact. Serving up their take on crafted burgers and shakes, they currently have 12 locations,... »

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... »

Bravo! & Which Wich Open In Blakeney

Bravo! & Which Wich Open In Blakeney

Two new restaurants opened in the Blakeney area: Which Wich and Bravo! Cucina Italiana. Which Wich is one of the better sandwich chains on the market. Their concept allows a high level of customizatio... »

The MayoBird’s East Blvd. Location Is Almost Open

The MayoBird’s East Blvd. Location Is Almost Open

One of our regular readers, Roger Ramjet, inquired about the opening date for The MayoBird’s new brick and mortar restaurant on East Blvd. We heard back from The MayoBird via Twitter: @Restauran... »

Chick Fil A Rules The World

Chick Fil A Rules The World

Chick-Fil-A has just passed KFC as the United State’s largest chicken chain. This is impressive enough before you find out that they accomplished this feat with less than half the number of stor... »

Carmella’s Pizza Grill Busted My Lunch Break

Carmella’s Pizza Grill Busted My Lunch Break

I found myself around Steele Creek near South Tryon while out on my lunch break yesterday. Almost ten years ago I worked in that area while cutting my teeth selling yellow page advertising for BellSou... »

Firehouse Subs Founder Stops by Charlotte

Firehouse Subs Founder Stops by Charlotte

Firehouse Subs Founder Rob Sorenson stopped by Charlotte and met with local bloggers this past Tuesday at the Epicentre.  That is Rob on the right with me.  Rob founded the popular sandwich shop in 19... »

Newk’s Opens in Rock Hill

Newk’s Opens in Rock Hill

Newk’s has opened in Rock Hill on Dave Lyle Boulevard.  This is the 3rd location for owner Justin Karas who is CEO of Karas Hospitality.  Newk’s is known for the little extra touches they ... »

M Fresh Impressive in Columbia

M Fresh Impressive in Columbia

Restaurant Traffic hit the road this week for our day job as commercial restaurant brokers and visited 4 cities in South Carolina scouting potential locations for restaurant clients of ours.  We ran i... »

Block & Grinder Sets Opening Date

Block & Grinder Sets Opening Date

The much anticipated opening of Block & Grinder has been set.  Owner Jed Kampe told Restaurant Traffic they will open to the general public Monday, March 18th.  Kampe and his crew, Executive Chef ... »

Size Does Matter

Size Does Matter

Despite what your girlfriend or wife told you size does matter, at least where foot long subs and Subway Subs are concerned.  Subway recently got in trouble for coming up a little short.  That is an a... »

Firehouse Subs Opens in Southpark

Firehouse Subs Opens in Southpark

Firehouse Subs has opened in Morrison Place in Southpark.  Firehouse’s catch is they steam their subs giving them a unique taste.  Their motto is “Founded by Fireman.”  They now have... »

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Coming to Matthews

Which Wich Superior Sandwiches Coming to Matthews

Matthews residents will soon be able to grab a red sharpie and write their sandwich order on a brown paper bag.  That is how they make your order at Which Wich Superior Sandwiches.  Which Wich is one ... »

Joe Hooper’s Opens in Plaza Midwood

Joe Hooper’s Opens in Plaza Midwood

Joe Hooper’s Beverage & Sandwich Exchange opened in Plaza Midwood this past week.  Restaurant Traffic decided to head over and check them out for lunch.  They did a great job on transforming... »