clt food

New Seasonal Menu Debuts at Reid’s SouthPark Location

New Seasonal Menu Debuts at Reid’s SouthPark Location

Often when the hunger kicks in and you’re brainstorming about where to go for an enjoyable dining experience, it suddenly feels impossible to think of some place different than the usual go-to spots. ... »

Celebrate CLT Burger Week With $5 Burgers Across the Queen City

Celebrate CLT Burger Week With $5 Burgers Across the Queen City

Have you ever wanted an excuse to stuff your face full of cheeseburgers for a week straight? Or maybe you don’t need an excuse to do that but you certainly love the idea of a good, $5 burger. Th... »

Babalu! Tacos & Tapas

Babalu! Tacos & Tapas

Dilworth welcomes Babalu, a new hot spot for Gourmet Tacos and Spanish-style Tapas with a touch of southern flare. The flourishing restaurant has acquired a number of recognition awards, most recently... »

6 Highly-Anticipated, Upcoming Summer Openings

6 Highly-Anticipated, Upcoming Summer Openings

Charlotte seems to be a city of constant growth; increasingly expanding with unique restaurants, sweet and savory bakeries, local, craft breweries and most importantly, people with widely varying opin... »

Pasta & Provisions Opening Second Location

Pasta & Provisions Opening Second Location

Pasta & Provisions is opening their second location this Thursday at 4700 Park Road near the Park Road Shopping Center. The family owned specialty foods store first opened back in 1992 on Providen... »

Charlotte Restaurant Week Starts Tomorrow!

Charlotte Restaurant Week Starts Tomorrow!

The semi-annual Queen’s Feast, aka Charlotte restaurant week, kicks off tomorrow through Sunday, January 31st. Over 130 restaurants across 8 counties including Mecklenburg, Gaston, Lincoln, Cata... »

Sunflour Baking Company To Open Dilworth Location

Sunflour Baking Company To Open Dilworth Location

  Sunflour Baking Company, the popular Elizabeth cafe and bakery, is opening a second location in the   historic Dilworth neighborhood later this month. It will be located at 220 East Boulev... »

Pieology Opening Uptown Charlotte Location

Pieology Opening Uptown Charlotte Location

Pieology, ranked by Technomic as 2015's fastest growing quick service restaurant in the US, will be opening their first Charlotte location at the Epicenter in the middle of Uptown. Slated to open in t... »

Block & Grinder Featuring New Brunch Menu

Block & Grinder Featuring New Brunch Menu

Starting tomorrow, Block & Grinder will feature a revamped brunch menu. Additions include chicken confit and waffles, B&G Benedict with southern style pulled pork, and make sure to try their n... »

Good Food on Montford Now Taking Reservations

Good Food on Montford Now Taking Reservations

Good Food on Montford is now accepting reservations for New Years Eve (Dec. 31) and Valentine’s Day (Feb. 14). Both evenings will feature executive chef Larry Schreiber’s assortment of sma... »

It’s Time to Get Your Greek On

It’s Time to Get Your Greek On

September’s a big month. It’s back to school for the kids, football season for the sports fans, pumpkin lattes for the coffee junkies and the Annual Yiasou Greek Festival for everyone seeking a fun, c... »

Zoe’s Kitchen Coming to Carmel Commons

Zoe’s Kitchen Coming to Carmel Commons

The Carmel Commons Shopping Center has become the center of a feeding frenzy lately. With the recent opening of the popular French bakery, Amelie’s, along with the opening of Chicken Salad Chick withi... »

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, ... »

Kindred Opens to Much Fanfare in Davidson

Kindred Opens to Much Fanfare in Davidson

  Joe and Katy Kindred have finally opened their eponymously named restaurant in Davidson as of last Thursday. Chef Kindred was the Executive Chef at Rooster’s Uptown for six years, and Kat... »

Crown Town Snubbed Again by Beard Awards

Crown Town Snubbed Again by Beard Awards

The 2015 James Beard Award semifinalists for the best chef and restaurant awards were announced a couple days ago, and it looks like the Queen City won’t be bringing home any Beards this year. C... »

Quick Post: Nutella Lasagna is a Thing (Apparently) for Valentine’s Day

Quick Post: Nutella Lasagna is a Thing (Apparently) for Valentine’s Day

Check out what the Observer’s Andrea Weigl put together just in time for Valentine’s Day: an aggregation of Nutella recipes and Nutella-related food fantasies. As the hazelnut-chocolate co... »

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... »

Quick Post: Sarah Crosland Ranks CLT’s 10 Best Tables

Quick Post: Sarah Crosland Ranks CLT’s 10 Best Tables

While diners are likely to get a great experience in any of the restaurants on The Observer food writer’s list, Sarah Crosland wrote a guide to exactly which tables will provide the maximum amou... »

Wrapping Up Restaurant Week at McCormick & Schmick’s

Wrapping Up Restaurant Week at McCormick & Schmick’s

As Charlotte Restaurant Week comes to an unfortunate end tonight, I couldn’t have been more thrilled to spend it dining at McCormick & Schmick’s in SouthPark. Upon walking in, my Restaurant Traffi... »

Red Rocks Will Leave You Satisfied

Red Rocks Will Leave You Satisfied

Restaurant Traffic has teamed with Uber again for the last few days of Charlotte Restaurant Week. For those who haven’t used Uber before, enter promo code RESTAURANTTRAFFIC to instantly get $20 off of... »

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