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Unknown Brewing Company’s 100th Batch $1 Beer Night

Unknown Brewing Company’s 100th Batch $1 Beer Night

One of our favorite local breweries, The Unknown Brewing Company, has brewed another 100 batches of beer and they want you to celebrate with them. For the entire evening tonight (September 28th) they ... »

O-Ku Opens Tonight – South End’s Newest Hotspot

O-Ku Opens Tonight – South End’s Newest Hotspot

The wait is finally over, O-Ku officially opens tonight in South End’s Atherton Mill shopping center. Focused on incorporating authentic Japanese flavors into their food, O-Ku’s menu is co... »

King of Pops New South End Retail Store

King of Pops New South End Retail Store

With the current heatwave that Charlotte is experiencing, King of Pops couldn’t have picked a better time to open up a retail store.  In addition to their mobile carts found all around town, the... »

Let’s Get Tropical Luau at The Unknown Brewing Co.

Let’s Get Tropical Luau at The Unknown Brewing Co.

Happy Weekend QC! If you’re planning to stick around Charlotte, you should definitely check out the Friday Night Festival at The Unknown Brewing Company tonight. Beginning at 5pm, they are bring... »

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... »

South End Named As “Great Beer Hood”

South End Named As “Great Beer Hood”

DRAFT Magazine recently named South End as one of America’s great beer hoods. With input from readers and local beer experts the list also includes South Philly, Ballard (Seattle) and North Park... »

Cheers To The Broken Spoke

Cheers To The Broken Spoke

In a city dominated by craft beer, The Broken Spoke stands out as a fresh alternative to the brewery scene. This new hot spot specializes in hand crafted cocktails made with liquors from around the wo... »

Charlotte’s Oldest Distillery To Open South End Bar

Charlotte’s Oldest Distillery To Open South End Bar

Great Wagon Road, Mecklenburg County’s oldest operating distillery, is opening it’s first NC bar. The Broken Spoke will be located adjacent to the South End distillery, and is expected to ... »

Nan and Byron’s Celebrates It’s Two Year Anniversary This Thursday

Nan and Byron’s Celebrates It’s Two Year Anniversary This Thursday

To celebrate, Nan and Byron’s will have a $2 Food and Drink menu all night, this Thursday November 5th. The menu will bring back some of Chef Jamie Lynch’s favorites including the Trainwre... »

Pumpkin Croissants Available Tomorrow at South End French Bakery

Pumpkin Croissants Available Tomorrow at South End French Bakery

Happy Labor Day weekend Charlotteans! Although the weather may be hot still and the trees are most definitely still green, fall seems to be creeping up on us faster than expected. South End’s newest F... »

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Charlotte Craft Beer Week Kicking Off with South End Craft Beer Crawl on Saturday

Good news, beer lovers! Charlotte Craft Beer Week officially kicks off in South End with an all-day Craft Beer Crawl this Saturday, with free trolley rides throughout the district. The South End Craft... »

The Unknown Brewery: Beer “Without Boundaries”

The Unknown Brewery: Beer “Without Boundaries”

Closing in on their one year anniversary, Unknown Brewing Co.  is continuing to pick up steam in regards to what they bring to the CLT brewery scene. In just a year they have shown an impressive dedic... »

Nan & Byron’s Halloween Party

Nan & Byron’s Halloween Party

  It might be because I am a (somewhat) recent college graduate, but one of my favorite activities is to attend a drinking event that involves dressing in costume.  This being said Halloween is a... »

Life is Short – Get Your Fill at Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop

Life is Short – Get Your Fill at Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop

Last night Restaurant Traffic got a sneak peek of the newest addition to the CLT beer scene- Craft Tasting Room & Growler Shop. Located in South End (right behind one of our favorites, Unknown Bre... »

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 ... »

Charlotte’s First Growler Shop to Open this Summer in South End

Charlotte’s First Growler Shop to Open this Summer in South End

Attention craft beer enthusiasts! Charlotte’s first exclusive growler filling shop, The Beer Growler, is slated to open this summer. Since legislation was passed last June allowing bars, bottle shops,... »

Nan & Byron’s See & Be Seen Emily Maynard Edition

Nan & Byron’s See & Be Seen Emily Maynard Edition

Like the NY Times and The Economist, E Online reports only the highest caliber stories. So when a Charlotte restaurant gets a mention, we breathlessly rush to the presses to make sure our readers stay... »