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The Summit Room

The Summit Room

I have been eagerly waiting to try out The Summit Room and I finally got the chance to dine there last week!  I had heard great things and read reviews online and overall experience exceeded my expect... »

Domino’s Announces Half Price Pizza

Domino’s Announces Half Price Pizza

Domino’s Pizza is selling pizza for 1/2 off this week.  The one catch is you have to order it on-line.  The pizza giant is trying to get customers to use the on-line ordering system so they thou... »

Free Slurpees at 7-11

Free Slurpees at 7-11

You have to give it to 7-11, they know how to throw themselves a birthday party.  The convenience store chain turns 87 years old today and to celebrate they are giving away free slurpee drinks from 11... »

JJ’s Red Hots: Coming to a College Campus Near You

JJ’s Red Hots: Coming to a College Campus Near You

JJ’s Red Hots is about to offer college students a Masters Degree in the art of handcrafted Hot Dogs. The Charlotte-based Premium Hot Dog brand, which was recently honored by Fast Casual as one ... »

Queen’s Feast Returns to CLT July 18th

Queen’s Feast Returns to CLT July 18th

With folks heading out of town and taking time off for the Fourth of July, we wanted to send out an early reminder about the return of Charlotte Restaurant Week. The Queen’s Feast comes back to ... »

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 ... »

Starbucks to Use Charging Stations to Lure Customers

Starbucks to Use Charging Stations to Lure Customers

Starbucks is planning on putting wireless charging stations in all of its locations by the end of 2016.  The idea is to install over 100,000, an average of 13 per store,  Duracell Powermat wireless ch... »

JJ’s Red Hots Is Burning Up Crown Town

JJ’s Red Hots Is Burning Up Crown Town

Back in early 2012, we caught word of a new hot dog spot opening on East Blvd. We slapped up a fast and loose post about JJ’s Red Hots to get the rumor mill going and used some generic stock pho... »

Restaurant Roundup: Father’s Day Brunch in Charlotte

Restaurant Roundup: Father’s Day Brunch in Charlotte

For anyone that follows me on Twitter or Instagram (@LeaMarieCLT), you know how much I love brunch. Not that I ever need an excuse to indulge in a 3000 calorie breakfast plate and drink alcohol well b... »

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... »

National Hamburger Day is Today

National Hamburger Day is Today

National Hamburger Day is today!.  What is more American than a big, juicy hamburger?  Over 23 billion burgers were consumed in the United States last year.  Hamburgers were invented in Hamburg, Germa... »

Charlotte’s First Growler Shop to Open this Summer in South End

Charlotte’s First Growler Shop to Open this Summer in South End

Attention craft beer enthusiasts! Charlotte’s first exclusive growler filling shop, The Beer Growler, is slated to open this summer. Since legislation was passed last June allowing bars, bottle shops,... »

Starbucks Tries Out Happy Hour

Starbucks Tries Out Happy Hour

Coffee giant Starbucks will be selling half priced Frappuccino drinks fro 3-5 pm in all its North American stores.  The Happy Hour will include any sized Frappuccino drink and will last until May 10th... »

Charlotte Patio Season is Upon Us

Charlotte Patio Season is Upon Us

The weather is warming up in Charlotte and the need for outdoor patio heaters is (thankfully) becoming less and less. Since we have basically been confined to dining indoors since late fall, it is ver... »

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... »

$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... »

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry’s

Ben & Jerry’s will do their annual Free Cone Day on April 8th.  Ben & Jerry’s have given away free cones every year since 1979 to commemorate their anniversary.  They give away ove... »

Taco Bell Introduces Breakfast

Taco Bell Introduces Breakfast

Taco Bell rolls out breakfast, or first meal as they call it, nationwide today.  Breakfast will be served from 7 am to 11 am daily.  Breakfast options will include the highly anticipated Waffle Taco, ... »

Bakersfield OTR Coming to East Blvd.

Bakersfield OTR Coming to East Blvd.

The East Blvd mystery has finally been solved.  The former Longboard’s location will be back filled by Bakersfield OTR which is a restaurant originally out of Cincinnati, Ohio.  Bakersfield feat... »

East Blvd Cantina on the Market

East Blvd Cantina on the Market

We try hard not to comment on Commercial Real Estate deals on this site until they are public knowledge in order to not upset other people in the business (We have gotten our hand slapped before &... »

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