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Midwood Smokeshack – Serving Up Some of the Best BBQ in the QC

Midwood Smokeshack – Serving Up Some of the Best BBQ in the QC

Everyone has their own, individual way of making BBQ. Whether it’s brisket, pork, chicken or ribs, mustard sauce, vinegar, Eastern or Memphis style, BBQ is a southern food favorite that has peop... »

Free Ice Cream Cone Day at Carvel

Free Ice Cream Cone Day at Carvel

Warmer temperatures and sunny days mean it’s time for spring’s first ice cream- and Carvel Ice Cream is giving away free junior ice cream cones today. Carvel Ice Cream stores are offering ... »

All Day Breakfast Starts at McDonald’s

All Day Breakfast Starts at McDonald’s

Starting today, more than 14,300 McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. will be offering breakfast all day.  But before you think all your breakfast dreams will be fulfilled the menu will be limited... »

Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Frozen Drinks to Menu

Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Frozen Drinks to Menu

This summer, Dunkin’ Donuts is introducing one of its most significant menu expansions of the year, as the brand has officially added Fruit Smoothies and other new frozen beverages as additions to its... »

McDonald’s Burgers Getting Bigger

McDonald’s Burgers Getting Bigger

Ok we know your girlfriend always told you size does not matter but to McDonald’s apparently it does.   The fast food giant recently announced that they would make their Quarter Pounder burgers ... »

Bisonte Pizza Co. Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Bisonte Pizza Co. Celebrates 2nd Anniversary

Bisonte Pizza Co. is celebrating their 2nd Anniversary by giving half off any and all large pizzas on Monday and Tuesday.  The family owned and operated Pizzeria and Italian Kitchen won the 2014 Pizza... »

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... »

GRO Greek Evolved Calls it Quits

GRO Greek Evolved Calls it Quits

GRO has closed its doors in Matthews.  Sources tell us slow sales did them in.  We thought GRO was a great concept.  Healthy, quick in an inviting atmosphere.  A new Publix even opened up in the same ... »

Olive Garden Turning to Tabletop Tablets

Olive Garden Turning to Tabletop Tablets

Olive Garden will introduce tabletop tablets that will allow guests to browse the menu, order drinks, appetizers, desserts and quickly pay their checks without ever having to interact with a human.  F... »

McDonald’s to Streamline Drive-Through

McDonald’s to Streamline Drive-Through

McDonald’s is going to streamline the menu offerings at their drive-through’s.  This is big news because 60% of all their sales are via the drive-through.  The fast food giant said the com... »

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... »

Hef’s Bar & Grill Introduces Bike Night on Thursdays

Hef’s Bar & Grill Introduces Bike Night on Thursdays

Hef’s Bar & Grill will start doing Bike Night every Thursday at their Sardis Road North location.  Their will be drink specials featuring $1.25 Bud Lights, $2.50 House Vodkas and $3.50 Jack ... »

Taco Bell to Introduce Breakfast Biscuit Tacos

Taco Bell to Introduce Breakfast Biscuit Tacos

Taco Bell is still trying to increase their breakfast offerings.  It’s got a wacky breakfast sandwich — a Biscuit Taco that tastes like a breakfast biscuit but is shaped like a taco — rolling ou... »

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... »

Hef’s Bar & Grill is Home to the Kentucky Wildcats

Hef’s Bar & Grill is Home to the Kentucky Wildcats

Hef’s Bar and Grill will be home to the Kentucky Wildcats as they play the Mississippi Bulldogs this Wednesday night.  The game will tip off at 7 pm.  Kentucky is off to a 27-0 start and is load... »

Hef’s Bar & Grill Opens Today

Hef’s Bar & Grill Opens Today

Hef’s Bar and Grill has their Grand Re-Opening Party today at noon.  Hef’s was a fixture in Myers Park for 10 years.  Owner Andy Tao decided the time was right to head into bigger digs so ... »

MOOYAH Brings Gourmet Burgers & Shakes to Matthews

MOOYAH Brings Gourmet Burgers & Shakes to Matthews

MOOYAH, a fast-casual, “better burger,” fries and shakes chain, announced a focused growth plan targeting North Carolina. The quickly expanding burger brand, through the leadership of local developmen... »

Free Burrito at Chipotle*

Free Burrito at Chipotle*

*All you have to do is try one of the new Chipotle Sofritas (vegan, braised tofu) burritos on Monday, January 26th at any location.  You then can bring your receipt back between January 27th and Febru... »

Restaurant Traffic On Vacation

Restaurant Traffic On Vacation

As you might have noticed we at Restaurant Traffic took a little break over the Holidays.  You know how it is with family and friends and the parties, it is tough to get anything done.  We are back in... »

Taco Bell to Introduce Fritos Tacos

Taco Bell to Introduce Fritos Tacos

Taco Bell is about to introduce a Fritos Taco similar to the wildly popular Doritos Tacos Locos brand. In an investor presentation last Thursday, the fast food company revealed a slide called “Innovat... »

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