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Chillfire Bar and Grill Opens Today

Chillfire Bar and Grill Opens Today

Chillfire Bar and Grill opens to the public today or to be more accurate tonight.  They will be dinner only for the time being.  They had their VIP party on Saturday night and they were nice enough to... »

Vine American Kitchen Defies The Conlan Circle Curse

Vine American Kitchen Defies The Conlan Circle Curse

I gotta admit. When I saw a new restaurant going into the seemingly cursed space off Conlan Circle near the Gates of Ballantyne, I suspected the new owners were either gluttons for punishment or seaso... »

Luciano’s Still Not Open in Southend

Luciano’s Still Not Open in Southend

In what has become the slowest build out and opening in recent Charlotte restaurant history, Luciano’s is STILL not open.  We talked to a Luciano’s spokesman in Atlanta today and we were t... »

Nick’s Steak & Taphouse Heading to Waxhaw

Nick’s Steak & Taphouse Heading to Waxhaw

The saying goes it does not matter how many times you get knocked down, it matters how many times you get back up.  Nick LaVecchia has been knocked down quite a few times over the past year but like J... »

Christopher Walken Says Charlotte Needs More Cowbell

Christopher Walken Says Charlotte Needs More Cowbell

Charlotte’s newest Burger Bar is about to open in Uptown Charlotte.  Cowbell is slated to open tonight in the former Nix Burgers spot on 5th Street.  Cowbell is from the creators of Leroy Fox... »

Moe’s Original BBQ Heading to Matthews

Moe’s Original BBQ Heading to Matthews

Our friend and colleague Patty Dowdy with National Restaurant Properties has just placed Moe’s Original BBQ in the former Pure Taqueria location in Matthews.  We loved Pure but thought Matthews ... »

Viva Chicken Opens on Elizabeth Avenue

Viva Chicken Opens on Elizabeth Avenue

Viva Chicken opened a couple of weeks ago on Elizabeth Avenue.  Viva is a Peruvian Rotisseire Chicken restaurant.  They serve other menu items including salads, sandwiches and the Classic Saltado show... »

Restaurant Traffic Tries Lunch at Miyagi’s in NODA

Restaurant Traffic Tries Lunch at Miyagi’s in NODA

Restaurant Traffic decided to head to NODA to try Miyagi’s Korean Barbeque.  They did a great job on changing a former train wreck of a building into a slick industrial feeling restaurant.  They... »

Hot Head Burritos Set Up Shop in Cornelius

Hot Head Burritos Set Up Shop in Cornelius

Saw this new Burrito shop when I was up North last week.  Hot Head Burritos is a chain that started in Ohio and has since gone to Kentucky, Indiana, Pennsylvania and now Cornelius, North Carolina.  Ho... »

Restaurant Traffic Enjoys Lunch at El Camino

Restaurant Traffic Enjoys Lunch at El Camino

Restaurant Traffic stopped by El Camino this past Wednesday for a quick bite to eat and owner Andy Henson sat down with us.  Andy also owns Angry Ale’s next door.  That is the Chicken FajitaR... »

Legacy Real Estate Advisors Announces New Charlotte Restaurant Deal

Legacy Real Estate Advisors Announces New Charlotte Restaurant Deal

I hate to give my Restaurant Traffic colleagues too much credit but since I have known them it seems like they are involved in virtually every restaurant deal in Charlotte.  Adam Williams and David Ts... »

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