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Brunch: It’s Not Just for Sundays at Vivace

Beginning Saturday, May 2, Vivace is introducing “Sunday brunch” on Saturdays. “Our Sunday brunch is so popular, it became clear that it should be offered on Saturday, too,” said Executive Chef Mike S... »

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day- April 14th, 2015

Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day- April 14th, 2015

Ben & Jerry’s annual free cone day is back!  Today from 12pm-8pm you can stop by any Ben & Jerry’s location for a free scoop of your favorite ice cream flavor.  This annual traditi... »

Gut Busted: Moo & Brew Wins the Weekend

Gut Busted: Moo & Brew Wins the Weekend

It could be the best new festival Charlotte has to offer. The Moo & Brew burger and beer festival at the NC Music Factory was the ultimate indulgence this weekend with hundreds of beers (mostly lo... »

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 ... »

RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila

RuRu’s Tacos & Tequila

After dining at RuRu’s, I think that I have found my go to spot for the summer. Located in the heart of Myer’s Park, right off of Providence Road, this 1920’s Spanish villa is truly a hidd... »

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Pure Pizza to Open Second Location in Plaza Midwood

Pure Pizza, a unique farm-to-fork pizzeria that utilizes fresh locally-sourced ingredients will be opening their second location in the old Lulu space in Plaza Midwood at 1911 Central Ave. They are sh... »

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 ... »

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... »

Japanese Flavor Coming to Bland Street

Japanese Flavor Coming to Bland Street

Chef Michael Shortino, most recently the Executive Chef at Baku in SouthPark, is opening a new ramen shop in SouthEnd. The restaurant is slated to open in May, and is conveniently located at 222 E. Bl... »

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... »

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... »

Quick Post: The Penguin is Heating Back Up

Quick Post: The Penguin is Heating Back Up

It was confirmed this week that Alesha Sin Vanata, known for her current Myers Park eatery littleSpoon, has purchased the space where The Penguin currently stands in Plaza Midwood. Charlotte Observer ... »

Sheetz To Open Food Only Stores

Sheetz To Open Food Only Stores

Sheetz has announced it will start opening food only stores in urban and university markets.  That’s right no gas.  Sheetz has opened the first food only location on the University of West Virgi... »

Domino’s Pizza Announces 50% Off During March Madness

Domino’s Pizza Announces 50% Off During March Madness

Domino’s Pizza or Domino’s (which they like to be called now) is offering 50% off all pizzas now through Sunday to celebrate March Madness.  The only catch is you have to either order it o... »

Super Chix Going After Chick-fil-A

Super Chix Going After Chick-fil-A

Yum Brands is gearing up to take on Chick-fil-A.  They might deny it but make no mistake the target is going to be on the cows back.  The restaurant will be called Super Chix and will sell chicken san... »

Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen

Free Cone Day at Dairy Queen

Dairy Queen is giving away free small vanilla ice cream cones today to celebrate Free Cone Day.  In honor of DQ being in business for 75 years every customer is entitled to a cone today.  Everybody lo... »

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... »

Wooden Robot Pouring Hop Rocks Sour at Salud

Wooden Robot Pouring Hop Rocks Sour at Salud

Restaurant Traffic stopped by the new Wooden Robot Brewery the other day to check on their progress.  Owner Dan Wade was kind enough to give us a brief tour through the construction.  The brewing tank... »

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Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kicking Off with South End Craft Beer Crawl on Saturday

Good news, beer lovers! Charlotte Craft Beer Week officially kicks off in South End with an all-day Craft Beer Crawl this Saturday, with free trolley rides throughout the district. The South End Craft... »

Sierra Nevada Opens Today in Asheville

Sierra Nevada Opens Today in Asheville

The moment beer lovers have eagerly awaited is on hand.  Sieaprra Nevada opens their gleaming new brewery today up in Asheville.  The Taproom and Restaurant will seat over 400 visitors and offer two d... »

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