Tex Mex

Let’s Taco Bout Cinco de Mayo

Let’s Taco Bout Cinco de Mayo

Tomorrow is Cinco de Mayo. This annually observed holiday celebrates the defeat of the French army during the Battle of Puebla in Mexico on May 5, 1862 and should not be confused with Mexico’s I... »

In Search of Taco Perfection

In Search of Taco Perfection

The Queen City knows how to serve up incredible and authentic Mexican cuisine. Below are a few of our favorite Mexican Restaurants and the different types of Tacos they offer. Which one do you want to... »

Hot Date, Cool Plate

Hot Date, Cool Plate

Dating these days is no easy feat. From old fashioned set ups, to semi blind dates, there are many variables to consider. What to wear (for girls) might immediately come to mind as the most important ... »

Rise and Shine for Breakfast at Phat Burrito

Rise and Shine for Breakfast at Phat Burrito

Charlotte’s favorite Southend joint, Phat Burrito is now open for breakfast, giving the city a whole new reason to wake up a little earlier, a little happier. Aromatic salsa-filled spices now hit the ... »

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... »

Plaza Midwood Barbeque

Midwood Smokehouse Hot Off the Texas BBQ Trail

Midwood Smokehouse’s Frank Scibelli is at it again, joining forces with James Beard Award-winning food author, Robb Walsh, to bring a new twist to Midwood Smokehouse’s already impressive menu. Their n... »

Leaving 1900 Mexican Grill Full But Thirsty For More

Leaving 1900 Mexican Grill Full But Thirsty For More

A group of friends—who playfully refer to themselves as the Mexican food connoisseurs of Charlotte—and I ventured out last weekend to gorge on tortillas, beans and meat in varying combinations and qua... »

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... »

Bakersfield on East Blvd.

Bakersfield on East Blvd.

Earlier this week I spent my lunch break checking out one of the newest additions to East Blvd., Bakersfield.  I have heard great things and the restaurant looks so inviting when you drive by so I was... »

Exploring the Charlotte Food Truck Scene

Exploring the Charlotte Food Truck Scene

Food trucks are the “it” thing in the world of foodies, and everybody seems to be doing it—myself included. So what’s the hype about? For a bustling bee like myself, who works 9-5 days uptown but not ... »

A Quick Glimpse Of Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar

A Quick Glimpse Of Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar

The newest addition to the NC Music Factory, Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar, opened earlier this June. We stopped in last night for a brief introduction to their drinks and cuisine.   Chef Gene ... »

Texicali Coming To The NC Music Factory In June

Texicali Coming To The NC Music Factory In June

Later next week, the Texicali Taco & Tequila Bar expects to open at the N.C. Music Factory. Chef Gene Briggs and Alex Myrick from Blue and Osso partnered with Mike Harmon to create this Tex-Mex/Gu... »