Charlotte may be home to the infamous Bojangles, but there’s about to be a new competition in town. Popular Arkansas-based food chain Slim Chickens will be making its way to Charlotte this month. The restaurant is scheduled to open Feb. 28 along 5535 Prosperity Ridge Road in Charlotte’s University City. The menu includes chicken sandwiches and […]

Winter may be cooling things down, but restaurants around Charlotte are about to heat up. Queen’s Feast: Charlotte Restaurant Week returns Jan. 21-30. There event will feature 70 restaurants in eight counties. Prices vary between $30, $35, $40, or $45 per person, depending on the restaurant. Participating restaurants include Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Tupelo Honey, Sea Level, Standard Oyster Company, Charolais […]

Today the Catawba Indian Tribe is breaking ground for their new $273 million casino in Kings Mountain.  The new space will boost 195,000 square feet, 1,796 electronic gaming devices, 54 game tables and a 1,500 room hotel.  Plus, there will be several restaurants that seats 940 people with a full concert hall and event venue.  […]

For years, fans of the Chick-Fil-A restaurant chain have been begging and pleading to get one built in New York City.

A Virginia waitress is the latest American to experience serious racial prejudice.

One Texas restaurant employee felt the perfect time to disrespect the police was while they were eating their food.

Officials in Nairobi, Kenya have closed a Chinese restaurant that reportedly banned African patrons after 5 p.m., reports the Daily Nation. The restaurant, named Chinese…

Designer, decorator, restaurateur, model and television personality Barbara “B.” Smith is saying good bye to the East Coast. The mogul is reportedly closing shop on yet…

Besides being hip-hop sensations, what do P. Diddy, Jay-Z and Doug E. Fresh have in common? Well, now with the entry of Fresh into the eatery business, they are all NYC restaurateurs. Fresh recently debuted his new Harlem restaurant, Doug E.´s, in hopes of reviving his hometown community. The 25-year hip-hop veteran opened the food […]

VIA Charlotte Observer CIAA and other party promoters will need to find a new location for their parties. The restaurant Zink is closing Saturday. Harper group owner Tom Sasser told the Observer the space was purchased for non-restaurant use. He said the restaurant was successful, but the sale was a good business move. “We are […]

Bring your money and your appetite uptown this weekend for the 12th annual Taste of Charlotte. More than 25 restaurants, including Mert’s, will participate in the event. Entertainment includes live bands, a children’s area and dance performances. The event takes place on Tryon Street on Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m. -11 p.m. On Sunday, […]