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All Day Breakfast Starts at McDonald’s

All Day Breakfast Starts at McDonald’s

Starting today, more than 14,300 McDonald’s restaurants in the U.S. will be offering breakfast all day.  But before you think all your breakfast dreams will be fulfilled the menu will be limited... »

Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Frozen Drinks to Menu

Dunkin’ Donuts Adds Frozen Drinks to Menu

This summer, Dunkin’ Donuts is introducing one of its most significant menu expansions of the year, as the brand has officially added Fruit Smoothies and other new frozen beverages as additions to its... »

KFC and Taco Bell Testing Home Delivery

KFC and Taco Bell Testing Home Delivery

OK, first McDonalds started doing breakfast all day because Millennials could not get out of bed before 10:30 in the morning and now comes word that Yum Brands is testing home delivery for Taco Bell a... »

Olive Garden Turning to Tabletop Tablets

Olive Garden Turning to Tabletop Tablets

Olive Garden will introduce tabletop tablets that will allow guests to browse the menu, order drinks, appetizers, desserts and quickly pay their checks without ever having to interact with a human.  F... »

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... »

Queen’s Feast Participating Locations

Queen’s Feast Participating Locations

Charlotte Restaurant Week starts tonight (reservations are getting scarce!), and we at Restaurant Traffic want to provide you with a guide on where to eat in the Queen City based on any cravings you m... »

Uber teams with Restaurant Traffic for Restaurant Week

Uber teams with Restaurant Traffic for Restaurant Week

As Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week descends rapidly upon us, the idea of choosing a designated driver may be the last thing on eaters’ minds right now. Not many people want to vol... »

UFC Gyms Bring the Octagon to Charlotte

UFC Gyms Bring the Octagon to Charlotte

Relax you don’t have to get in the cage with some tattooed muscle bound guy with cauliflower ears.  UFC Gym is all about the workout not the fighting.  With one UFC Gym location recently opening... »

Free Meals for Veterans Day

Free Meals for Veterans Day

A couple of area restaurants are treating active military members to a free meal this Veterans Day in appreciation of their sacrifice and service to the country.  Shoney’s is serving their All-A... »

$1.49 10 Piece Chicken Nuggets at Burger King

$1.49 10 Piece Chicken Nuggets at Burger King

In an effort to deal a blow to their main competitor, Burger King announced that they would start selling 10 Chicken Nuggets for only $1.49.  The offer is for a limited time but the price seriously un... »

McDonald’s Introduces Mickey D’s Dinner Box

McDonald’s Introduces Mickey D’s Dinner Box

Fast food giant McDonald’s has come up with another way to get people in the door.  They are promoting the Mickey D’s Dinner Box which consists of 2 Big Mac’s, 2 regular cheeseburger... »

Restaurant Traffic

Toast Café to Open Fifth Charlotte Area Location this Fall

Toast Café, a local gourmet breakfast chain is targeting a fall opening for their first location in Mooresville. The restaurant has signed a lease for a space in Mooresville Town Square where they hop... »

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... »

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, ... »

Queen’s Feast Returns to CLT July 18th

Queen’s Feast Returns to CLT July 18th

With folks heading out of town and taking time off for the Fourth of July, we wanted to send out an early reminder about the return of Charlotte Restaurant Week. The Queen’s Feast comes back to ... »

Taco Bell Introduces Breakfast

Taco Bell Introduces Breakfast

Taco Bell rolls out breakfast, or first meal as they call it, nationwide today.  Breakfast will be served from 7 am to 11 am daily.  Breakfast options will include the highly anticipated Waffle Taco, ... »

McDonald’s Ponders New Breakfast Hours

McDonald’s Ponders New Breakfast Hours

OK this is sad.  McDonald’s is considering the idea of extending breakfast hours.  Why?  Because Millennials (people born between the early 1980’s and the early 2000’s) have a tough ... »

Turning Vietnamese, Pt. II: Le’s Sandwiches & Cafe

Turning Vietnamese, Pt. II: Le’s Sandwiches & Cafe

At the end of November I met Nikki Wolfe from Yelp Charlotte. Given we both love to eat and love to write about eating, we got along well. About halfway through the evening   our conversation turned t... »

Hickory Tavern Celebrates Fat Tuesday

Hickory Tavern Celebrates Fat Tuesday

Hickory Tavern is getting into the Mardi Gras spirit today by celebrating Fat Tuesday at all its Carolina locations.  They will be giving out free beads and you don’t have to take your shirt off... »