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Candy Girl Hosts Cookies for Kid’s Cancer on Sunday

Candy Girl Hosts Cookies for Kid’s Cancer on Sunday

Candy Girl Confections is hosting an event this Sunday from 1-5 pm for Cookies for Kid’s Cancer with all proceeds going to the charity.  There will be raffles, face painting, photo booth and of ... »

Burger King Going Canadian, Eh?

Burger King Going Canadian, Eh?

Burger King has announced a merger with Canadian Quick Service chain Tim Hortons. This move will create a massive global quick service force with a combined 18,000 restaurants across 100 countries gen... »

Arby’s to Introduce Gyros

Arby’s to Introduce Gyros

Arby’s will introduce Roast Beef and Turkey Gyros on September 1st nationwide.  The fast food chain has been trying to turn around slumping sales by introducing more protein-heavy fare.  The com... »

Unknown Brewing Starts Bottling and Canning

Unknown Brewing Starts Bottling and Canning

The Unknown Brewing Co. has started bottling and canning.  Their first beer being bottled is the Vehopciraptor Double IPA – 9.9% ABV so it packs a wallop.  It is brewed with 7 hop varietals and ... »

Chik-fil-a Testing Chicken and Waffles

Chik-fil-a Testing Chicken and Waffles

Chik-fil-a is testing Chicken and Waffles which is one of the more popular Southern dishes in select markets to jump start their breakfast lineup.  Their Chicken and Waffles will have a smaller portio... »

Park Lanes Holds SEC Alumni Kickoff Bash Today

Park Lanes Holds SEC Alumni Kickoff Bash Today

10 Park Lanes on Montford is holding the annual SEC Alumni Bash today.  The festivities start at 5 pm.  Each of the 14 schools will have their own tent set up.  There will be carnival games for the ki... »

Waterbean Coffee Expanding to Huntersville

Waterbean Coffee Expanding to Huntersville

Waterbean Coffee will open their 2nd location in the NorthCross Shopping Center in Huntersville.  Waterbean’s vision is to create an atmosphere where customers feel they can drop by and relax an... »

$2.50 Pizza At Mellow Mushroom on 8/20

$2.50 Pizza At Mellow Mushroom on 8/20

40 years ago, Mellow Mushroom Pizza Bakers emerged as one of the first stone-baked pizzerias in the US. As a throwback to their humble origins in 1974, Mellow Mushroom is celebrating their big birthda... »

Charlotte restaurant

Passion8 to Join Already Impressive Lineup of Elizabeth Ave. Eateries

In case it wasn’t already, Elizabeth Avenue is poised to become a THE destination for Charlotte foodies. Joining an already impressive lineup of popular eateries such as Viva Chicken, Carpe Diem... »

A Day Dining In Ballantyne

A Day Dining In Ballantyne

Ballantyne is one of the gems of Charlotte. While many people head into Ballantyne to enjoy its numerous shopping options, the restaurants of this district are another draw. From Indian cuisine to goo... »

Angry Ale’s Ice Bucket Challenge – August 14th, 2014

Angry Ale’s Ice Bucket Challenge – August 14th, 2014

If you have been on any social media site this week I’m sure that you have seen countless people participating in the Ice Bucket Challenge.  If not, the Ice Bucket Challenge was created with the... »

Carolina Panthers

Draught Opens Just in Time for the Panther’s Season

For someone like me—who not only works, but also lives in the Third Ward area of Uptown—the opening of Draught is a Godsend. I had the pleasure of sampling the menu and select beers last during their ... »

Cantina 1511 Making Progress at Park Road Shopping Center

Cantina 1511 Making Progress at Park Road Shopping Center

The new Cantina 1511 is making progress towards opening in the Park Road Shopping Center in Myers Park.  Forget that they were going to make the move from their East Blvd location on August 1st and re... »

Yama to Open Izakaya in Plaza Midwood

Yama to Open Izakaya in Plaza Midwood

Yama Asian Fusion has announced they will open a Izakaya or Japanese Tavern in Plaza Midwood.  Yama Izakaya   is hoping to open in the coming months.  A Izakaya is a local pub serving inexpensive item... »

Global Restaurant Announces Italian Wine Dinner

Global Restaurant Announces Italian Wine Dinner

Our good friend Siobhan Daly with Empire Distributors wanted us to get the word out about a great Italian wine dinner that Global Restaurant in Ballantyne is having Thursday August 14th.  Global will ... »

Food Truck, Charlotte

The Herban Legend Food Truck to Close Doors Sept. 6

If you’ve poked your nose around my posts and tweets, than you know how much I adore the vegetarian black bean burger from The Herban Legend food truck. Well, yesterday was a sad, sad day for myself a... »

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... »

Chicken Salad Chick Opens Today in Carmel Commons

Chicken Salad Chick Opens Today in Carmel Commons

The Chicken Salad Chick opens their first Charlotte location today in the Carmel Commons Shopping Center.  CSC is a full service deli but their specialty is Chicken Salad.  They serve 15 varieties of ... »

Penguin Closes in Plaza Midwood

Penguin Closes in Plaza Midwood

The Penguin has shut its doors in Plaza Midwood.  The restaurant has been a Charlotte favorite since 1954.  The Penguin has been featured on the Food Network’s popular show “Diners, Drive-... »

What the Hell is Craft Beer These Days?

What the Hell is Craft Beer These Days?

Wall Street Journal has a great article asking about the definition of Craft Beer. Sierra Nevada’s new brewery outside of Asheville is the featured Crafty Beer purveyor in question. Definitely w... »

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