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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... »

Food Trucks For Fido? Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Coming To CLT

Food Trucks For Fido? Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck Coming To CLT

If you happen to be around Eastover Park or Shuffletown Park this weekend, you’ll notice the newest arrival to the QC Food Truck Scene: Milo’s Kitchen Treat Truck. Don’t expect to fi... »

Charlotte Premium Outlets Open Today

Charlotte Premium Outlets Open Today

Today is the day!  Charlotte Premium Outlets open their doors today at 10 am.  The Grand Opening Celebration will last 4 days and will feature many specials and giveaways.  There will be live bands an... »

Draught Heads to an Opening Date

Draught Heads to an Opening Date

We got a sneak preview of Draught Charlotte today and we were impressed by what they have done to the former Hartigan’s space.  They completely updated the interior and added a large patio with ... »

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... »

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