Plaza Midwood

Free Queso Dip at Moe’s Today

Free Queso Dip at Moe’s Today

Moe’s Southwest Grill is giving away free 6-ounce cups of its Queso Dip all day Thursday, September 18th.  You also get as many complimentary chips as you want.  No purchase is necessary and you... »

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... »

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-... »

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 ... »

Feast Food Tours adds to Charlotte’s Culinary Scene

Feast Food Tours adds to Charlotte’s Culinary Scene

A FEAST of Charlotte’s Culinary Scene A unique culinary tourism & experience company has launched in Charlotte to showcase and tell the stories of the ever-growing number of talented culinary arti... »

National Doughnut Day is Today

National Doughnut Day is Today

National Doughnut Day is today.  National Doughnut Day was created in 1938 by the Salvation Army to honor the men and women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I.  The Holiday celebrates... »

Saturday Night at Soul Gastrolounge

Saturday Night at Soul Gastrolounge

I have heard great things about Soul Gastrolounge since I moved to Charlotte, but until last weekend I hadn’t experienced it for myself.  Soul more than exceeded my expectations from start to fi... »

Starbucks Tries Out Happy Hour

Starbucks Tries Out Happy Hour

Coffee giant Starbucks will be selling half priced Frappuccino drinks fro 3-5 pm in all its North American stores.  The Happy Hour will include any sized Frappuccino drink and will last until May 10th... »

Call To Action: Help Second Helping Serve The Community

Call To Action: Help Second Helping Serve The Community

We received a tweet from one of our readers, Kathleen Thomas, that Second Helping on Central Avenue is in trouble and desperately needs a little tenderness. @RestauranTrafic This may be @2ndHelpingCLT... »

This Week’s St. Patty’s Day Fun & Beyond At Pizza Peel

This Week’s St. Patty’s Day Fun & Beyond At Pizza Peel

This week, Pizza Peel kicks off a couple days of craft beer-centered events starting St. Patrick’s Day and continuing through Wednesday. Monday 3/17 at Plaza Midwood and Cotswold locations: The ... »

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 ... »

Loco Lime Serves Their Last Fajita

Loco Lime Serves Their Last Fajita

Plaza Midwood stalwart Loco Lime recently shut their doors for good.  No reason was given other than the owners wanted to concentrate on other ventures.  They also own Kickstand next door and 6 Hawtho... »

Pizza Peel Opens to a Packed Crowd in Plaza Midwood

Pizza Peel Opens to a Packed Crowd in Plaza Midwood

Living within walking distance from Plaza Midwood makes the Pizza Peel opening significant for me. I love the Cotswold location but I like to stay within the Elizabeth/Plaza Midwood bubble if I am goi... »

Second Helping Serving Food For The Soul on Central Ave.

Second Helping Serving Food For The Soul on Central Ave.

Second Helping has a mission that runs deeper than serving Meatloaf and mashed potatoes. At the heart, they are giving women a second chance to rebuild their lives. I know we typically try to send you... »

Burrito Box is the Future

Burrito Box is the Future

We have peeked into the future.  Yes, the world’s first burrito vending machine is now a reality.  The Burrito Box has made its debut in Los Angeles and you just know they will conquer the world... »

Could They Be Turning Soul & Twenty Two Into a Karaoke Bar???

Could They Be Turning Soul & Twenty Two Into a Karaoke Bar???

It looks like the popular Plaza Midwood night time staples Soul Gastrolounge and Twenty Two Gallery are being transformed into Charlotte’s newest Asian themed Karaoke Bar named  “Gleeful C... »

RIP Penguin Drive-In

RIP Penguin Drive-In

The folks at The Penguin have finally thrown in the towel. The recent Chapter 11 filing makes the future unclear for this Plaza Midwood stalwart. Most will remember the nightmare that was the change i... »

Thirsty Beaver Saloon Gets Put in Jail

Thirsty Beaver Saloon Gets Put in Jail

Here is a good rule of thumb.  Never make the guy that owns all the parking mad.  Well in Plaza Midwood that guy would be John Hatcher and he is taking back his parking.  The picture above is the vene... »

Pizza Peel to Roll into Plaza Midwood

Pizza Peel to Roll into Plaza Midwood

Pizza Peel will open their second location in the former Kelly Tire store in Plaza Midwood this fall.  Pizza Peel is known for their gourmet pizza and extensive craft beer selections on tap.  They als... »

3 Amigo’s Concept Coming to Hawthorne Lane

3 Amigo’s Concept Coming to Hawthorne Lane

Patty Dowdy with National Restaurant Properties just told Restaurant Traffic that the popular 3 Amigo’s Restaurant on Central Avenue has taken over the former Phat Burrito site on Hawthorne Lane... »

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