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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... »

Free Iced Coffee Today at Dunkin Donuts

Free Iced Coffee Today at Dunkin Donuts

In honor of Daylights Saving Time Dunkin’ Donuts will help you adjust with a FREE small iced coffee on Monday, March 9th. Participating Charlotte and North Carolina Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants wi... »

Tastebuds Popcorn Coming to Midtown

Tastebuds Popcorn Coming to Midtown

How many types of popcorn are out there?   Tastebuds Popcorn will tell you that the number is only limited by your imagination.  Currently they have 151 flavors of popcorn with more on the way.  Taste... »

Mecklenburg County Market: A Hidden Foodie Gem

Mecklenburg County Market: A Hidden Foodie Gem

Now that Charlotte is finally starting to thaw out after the deep chill of February, it’s time to start heading back out and enjoying the bounty that comes from the Piedmont’s local farms ... »

KFC to Introduce Edible Coffee Cup

KFC to Introduce Edible Coffee Cup

Kentucky Fried Chicken will introduce an edible coffee cup in the United Kingdom.  The new cup is called a Scoff-ee Cup and is made out of a cookie.  KFC will use a coffee cup that’s fashioned o... »

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Le Méridien’s Evoke Adds Distinctive Personality to Charlotte Culinary Scene

It’s no secret that Charlotte is but a small blip on the culinary radar of the southeast. This year, Charlotte got snubbed once again by the James Beard Awards, marking the 25th consecutive year that ... »

Quick Post: Charlotte’s Perfect Night Out

Quick Post: Charlotte’s Perfect Night Out

GQ Magazine recently came out with their annual list of the nation’s best restaurants. This year, writer Alan Richman—the most decorated food writer in history—included 25 eateries on his list, ... »

Emeril’s Eatery in Uptown goes…………..BYE!

Emeril’s Eatery in Uptown goes…………..BYE!

Emeril’s Eatery and e2GO will not be going BAM! anymore.  They have announced they will close both restaurants that are located in the Duke Energy Center on April 26th.  The reason for shutterin... »

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