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Earl’s Grocery Opens on Elizabeth Ave

Earl’s Grocery Opens on Elizabeth Ave

Earl’s Grocery opened today on Elizabeth Avenue.  They are open from 10 am to 7:30 pm Monday through Friday and 8:30 am to 6 pm on Saturdays.  Earl’s was scheduled to open last week but th... »

Rippington’s Anchors Downtown Waxhaw Dining Scene

Rippington’s Anchors Downtown Waxhaw Dining Scene

With recent word that City Tavern is going to come to Waxhaw and try to make it in the former Lavecchia’s restaurant space where so many have failed (the last place put their signs up and never ... »

Stone Brewery Says No to Carolina Sites

Stone Brewery Says No to Carolina Sites

Stone Brewery has said no to Charlotte according to multiple media sources.  Stone has been scouting locations for an East Coast Brewery for a couple years now.  Charlotte should not feel bad since th... »

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Four…..

One Tequila, Two Tequila, Three Tequila, Four…..

Need a Thursday pick me up? Have no fear for today is Happy National Tequila Day-  aka the perfect excuse to grab post work margaritas with friends.  Whether you like your tequila in the form of a fro... »

Cheesecake Factory Celebrates Cheesecake Day

Cheesecake Factory Celebrates Cheesecake Day

To celebrate National Cheesecake Day the Cheesecake Factory is offering half price cheesecakes next Wednesday and Thursday.  The Cheesecake Factory is known for their large menu.  Charlotte felt like ... »

City Roots Farm Columbia

4th Annual Tasty Tomato Festival Celebrates Locally Grown Food

What began as a friendly potluck dinner in 2010 has blossomed into local tradition, which drew a record crowd of nearly 3,000 this past Saturday. Presented by Sustainable Midlands, the Palmetto Tasty ... »

Revolution Pizza Coming to the Metropolitan

Revolution Pizza Coming to the Metropolitan

Our friend Patty Dowdy over at National Restaurant Properties told us her group recently sold the Pizza Fusion restaurant over at the Metropolitan to the Revolution Ale House group that currently has ... »

National Ice Cream Day is Today

National Ice Cream Day is Today

Back in 1984 President Ronald Reagan declared July as National Ice Cream Month.  He went on and designated the third Sunday of the month to be National Ice Cream Day with all “appropriate ceremo... »

Coolest Cooler Coming to Market

Coolest Cooler Coming to Market

The slickest cooler you have ever seen is not on the market yet.  The Coolest Cooler is a high tech gem that features a battery powered blender, waterproof Bluetooth speaker, USB charger, LED lights, ... »

OMB Grand Opening Pushed Back To August 15th

OMB Grand Opening Pushed Back To August 15th

Considering all the factors like permits, inspections, raw materials, and cash flow, construction delays tend to be the norm when it comes to restaurant development. It seems breweries are subject to ... »

Smashburger Opens Today in Cotswold

Smashburger Opens Today in Cotswold

Better burger concept Smashburger opens today in Cotswold.  To celebrate they will be giving away free Smashburger Classics from 11 am to 7 pm to any guest who shows up.  Smashburger was kind enough t... »

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... »

Restaurant Rumors- City Tavern Coming to Waxhaw

Restaurant Rumors- City Tavern Coming to Waxhaw

Sources are telling Restaurant Traffic that City Tavern is coming to Waxhaw.  City Tavern has other locations in South Park, River Gate and Stonecrest.   They are slated to take the former LaVecchia&#... »

The City Kitch…Where Charlotte Comes to Cook!

The City Kitch…Where Charlotte Comes to Cook!

This week Lea & I had the opportunity to experience an exclusive preview of an exciting new Charlotte concept, The City Kitch.  The City Kitch is a fully equipped commercial kitchen facility creat... »

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 ... »

Olive Garden to Remodel Restaurants

Olive Garden to Remodel Restaurants

Industry giant Darden Restaurants announced today the roll out of their new Olive Garden remodeling phase.  The new design features changes across the board as the restaurant tries to entice younger, ... »

Sugar Creek Brewery Fires Up the Former OMB Draft System Today

Sugar Creek Brewery Fires Up the Former OMB Draft System Today

May be an all nighter @sugarcreekbrew to get ready for our first brew day tomorrow! #pale #saison tomorrow! pic.twitter.com/z7WGpQY28L — Sugar Creek Brewing (@sugarcreekbrew) July 8, 2014 Thanks for t... »

Top 25 Vegas Restaurants

Top 25 Vegas Restaurants

  Did your fav Las #Vegas restaurant make #Foodable25 this month? http://t.co/GSFh1qBAE1 @Cosmopolitan_LV @Table10LasVegas @DWBistro @eatDTLV — Foodable (@foodable) July 3, 2014     »

Uncle Maddio’s Celebrates Opening with Free Pizza this Weekend

Uncle Maddio’s Celebrates Opening with Free Pizza this Weekend

Uncle Maddio’s, the nation’s fastest growing fast casual pizza concept is expanding into North Carolina  with 8 restaurants, adding 200 jobs to the state.  Jerry Licari opens his second of eight plann... »

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