Sushi

Hot Date, Cool Plate

Hot Date, Cool Plate

Dating these days is no easy feat. From old fashioned set ups, to semi blind dates, there are many variables to consider. What to wear (for girls) might immediately come to mind as the most important ... »

Finally, Charlotte Has a Ramen House Thanks to Futo Buta

Finally, Charlotte Has a Ramen House Thanks to Futo Buta

Anyone who has experienced the first season of “Mind of a Chef” on PBS (but most importantly also on Netflix) has been drooling over the brothy Japanese noodle craze that is upscale ramen.... »

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar Takes Atlanta

The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar Takes Atlanta

One of our CLT favorites,The Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar, is gearing up to open its fourth location in Atlanta, GA.  The Charlotte based chain plans to open a 8,000-square foot restaurant in the Perimete... »

Japanese Flavor Coming to Bland Street

Japanese Flavor Coming to Bland Street

Chef Michael Shortino, most recently the Executive Chef at Baku in SouthPark, is opening a new ramen shop in SouthEnd. The restaurant is slated to open in May, and is conveniently located at 222 E. Bl... »

Bob Peters to head up the Ritz’s new Punch Room

Bob Peters to head up the Ritz’s new Punch Room

After leading the bar program at Pisces Sushi, Bob Peters is leaving this month to revamp the 15th-floor bar at the Ritz-Carlton Charlotte. The new craft cocktail bar, named the Punch Room, will be lu... »

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... »

Where to Eat on Christmas Eve in Charlotte

Where to Eat on Christmas Eve in Charlotte

Christmas is truly one of the most wonderful times of the year. We get to enjoy the magic of the season, spend quality time with our family and friends, and spread Christmas cheer to all of our loved ... »

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... »

Rollin’ Uptown With Bonsai Fusion

Rollin’ Uptown With Bonsai Fusion

When it comes to sushi, I’ve found nigiri and maki lovers are quick to offer their favorite restaurants with fierce opinions. I’ve listened to numerous well-traveled eaters with brave appe... »

Charlotte Dreams Of Sushi

Charlotte Dreams Of Sushi

Last week I was a good boy and finished all my chores early. This left me with some free time to finally watch Jiro Dreams of Sushi on Netflix. The film documents the history and habits of 85-year-old... »

Cowfish Heading to Orlando

Cowfish Heading to Orlando

“Assemble the Minions!”  Cowfish is heading to Orlando and Universal Studio’s City Walk.  Cowfish started here at the Southpark Mall.  The Orlando restaurant will be the 3rd Cowfish ... »

Onoki Sushi Bar Closes Up Shop

Onoki Sushi Bar Closes Up Shop

What is is about Sushi in the Overstreet Mall?  Onoki Sushi Bar became the latest casualty as they closed their doors for business on Monday.  How Do You Roll closed us shop earlier in the year and ha... »

Cowfish Dishes Up Sushi & Burgers With A Side Of Surrealism

Cowfish Dishes Up Sushi & Burgers With A Side Of Surrealism

Can’t say I was surprised when we arrived at the Cowfish Sushi Burger Bar after sunset last Wednesday evening and the room stood at an hour and forty-five minute wait. I believe when I first vis... »