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Babalu’s Revamped Brunch Menu

Babalu’s Revamped Brunch Menu

Babalu, one of my favorite spots on East Blvd., recently revamped its brunch menu. After trying some of their new dishes, it’s safe to say that their open-air porch will be packed this Spring/Su... »

6 Highly-Anticipated, Upcoming Summer Openings

6 Highly-Anticipated, Upcoming Summer Openings

Charlotte seems to be a city of constant growth; increasingly expanding with unique restaurants, sweet and savory bakeries, local, craft breweries and most importantly, people with widely varying opin... »

Kid Cashew – East Blvd.’s Newest Hot Spot

Kid Cashew – East Blvd.’s Newest Hot Spot

The entire Restaurant Traffic team had an excellent lunch last week at Kid Cashew.  Since it was warm & sunny out, we opted to sit on the patio which was busy, but not too crowded. The food option... »

Free Yogurt Today at Menchie’s

Free Yogurt Today at Menchie’s

Monday is National Frozen Yogurt Day, and Menchie’s customers can celebrate with a free treat. Menchie’s is giving away free six-ounce cups of frozen yogurt from 4 to 7 p.m. today. You do have to pay ... »

Name Your Own Slurpee Price

Name Your Own Slurpee Price

Convenience store chain 7-Eleven has done some great deals with their Slurpees.  However, this newest one might just be the coolest. Wanting to give back to the community, 7-Eleven is celebrating what... »

Chilli’s Celebrates Presidente’s Birthday

Chilli’s Celebrates Presidente’s Birthday

Cheers!  Chilli’s Presidente Margarita celebrates its 21st birthday with (what else?) drinks. To celebrate the margarita being all grown up, on Oct. 21, customers can enjoy a Presidente Margarit... »

It’s Time to Get Your Greek On

It’s Time to Get Your Greek On

September’s a big month. It’s back to school for the kids, football season for the sports fans, pumpkin lattes for the coffee junkies and the Annual Yiasou Greek Festival for everyone seeking a fun, c... »

Duck Donuts Coming Soon to Kenilworth Commons

Duck Donuts Coming Soon to Kenilworth Commons

Duck Donuts, a fresh and made-to-order doughnut concept, will finally be opening a location in Charlotte this upcoming month, making it the sixth North Carolina location. The doughnut franchise origin... »

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 ... »

National Hot Dog Day is Today

National Hot Dog Day is Today

National Hot Dog Day has arrived and there are several places you can go for free or discounted dogs.  7-Eleven is featuring Dollar Hot Dog Day where customers can purchase a Quarter-Pound Big Bite al... »

National Hot Dog Day is Today

National Hot Dog Day has arrived and there are several places you can go for free or discounted dogs.  7-Eleven is featuring Dollar Hot Dog Day where customers can purchase a Quarter-Pound Big Bite al... »

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... »

National Donut Day is Friday

National Donut Day is Friday

National Donut Day is Friday June 5th.  Naturally, we’re going to see many donut promotions in the days to come and Krispy Kreme is no different. In honor of the special day Krispy Kreme is givi... »

Outback Steakhouse Launches Lunch Nationwide

Outback Steakhouse Launches Lunch Nationwide

Outback Steakhouse has started serving lunch across the nation.  They have a selection of 70 combination meals that start at $6.99.  Outback said serving lunch could add over $1 billion in sales to th... »

One Night With Got to be NC Competition Dining Series

One Night With Got to be NC Competition Dining Series

  “The sun is setting… It’s time to light the fire!” booms a voice over the loudspeakers at Bonterra Dining & Wine Room. There is a hush as the soon-to-be judges find ... »

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... »

Davids Tea Plans to Take America by Storm

Davids Tea Plans to Take America by Storm

Tea is about to compete with coffee for American’s affections.  We keep hearing tea is coming but now with Davids Tea about to go public with an IPO the drumbeat is getting louder.  Based in Mon... »

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... »

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... »

Uber teams with Restaurant Traffic for Restaurant Week

Uber teams with Restaurant Traffic for Restaurant Week

As Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week descends rapidly upon us, the idea of choosing a designated driver may be the last thing on eaters’ minds right now. Not many people want to vol... »

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