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Summit Coffee gave Facebook fans a buzz with this recent posting.

Business briefs: Food and beverage nuggets

Feb. 27. By TL Bernthal Summit Coffee Summit Coffee is adding three locations soon, including one on North Main Street in Cornelius, just down the road from its basecamp at 128 S. Main St., Davidson. Summit confirmed the Cornelius location is about a block north of  the Food Lion shopping strip at 20239 N.Main St. […]

The patio will be wrapped around to the front of the restaurant to add more outdoor seating.

Red Rocks Cafe plans change to improve diner’s experience

Jan. 18. By TL Bernthal. Red Rocks Cafe is modernizing and renovating the Birkdale Village location to the tune of  $600,000 to $700,000, the local co-owner says. Ron Herbert, who lives in The Peninsula, and John Love developed the contemporary American restaurant concept in 1988 that now has three locations – South Park and Birkdale […]

Port City Club | Photo Port City Club Facebook page

A taste of celebrity chef David Burke coming to Cornelius restaurant

Dec. 6. By Dave Vieser. Celebrity chef David Burke’s hospitality management group has assumed day-to-day operations of Port City Club as the Lake Norman restaurant scene continues to come back from the pandemic. While Nick Lyssikatos still owns the 13,500 square foot eatery, inside operations will now be a collaboration between Lyssikatos and Burke, both […]

Phase 2 of Village at Oakhurst

Village at Oakhurst/Phase 2 will go up on Hwy. 21 north of Bailey

Sept. 26. Construction on The Village at Oakhurst/Phase 2 near Hwy. 21 and Bailey Road will begin in October, according to developer Joe Douglas. The 29,300 square foot building will have retail tenants on the first floor and medical offices on the second floor. New Jersey-based GOAT Pizza has already signed a lease. Other tenants […]

The Mendozas will open Eggs Up Grill

Breakfast franchise will take former Matt’s Chicago Dog space in Cornelius

Sept. 20. Eggs Up Grill will open early next year in Turnberry Place at One Norman and West Catawba. Husband-and-wife team Chris and Sofia Mendoza and business partner Alfonso Segura say the 2,500 square foot restaurant will occupy the old Matt’s Chicago Dog space. They will have indoor seating for 94, plus an outdoor patio […]


Milkbread opens in Davidson

Jan. 23. Milkbread, the new concept from famed restaurateurs Joe and Katy Kindred, has opened in Davidson, home of their first restaurant, Kindred, on Main Street. They also own Hello Sailor in Cornelius. Their new concept is an “all-day café focused on milk bread donuts, crispy chicken, vegetable-focused bowls, salads, and toasts,” according to Wagstaff […]


Firebirds opens Nov. 9 in Birkdale Landing

Oct. 29. Firebirds Wood Fired Grill will open Nov. 9 in 5,600 square feet of space in the new Birkdale Landing mixed-use development across Hwy. 73 from Birkdale Village. The 21-year-old chain, based in Charlotte, launched in Piper Glen with a single location and has since has grown to 54 restaurants in 19 states. The […]


Hip, new burger concept comes from Portland

Aug. 14. More details about the new Little Big Burger in Cornelius are coming out in short order. Burgers will be served made to order and wrapped to  go—no plates—but there will be seating for about 40 people. The homemade ketchup is delicious, and they spell it catsup. The fast-casual restaurant will open sometime in […]

Visit Lake Norman expands hospitality awards categories

Sept. 16. Visit Lake Norman announced today that it is expanding its annual Making Waves Hospitality Awards program for 2017. The program will continue to feature awards for Outshines from the Front Lines, which recognizes a guest services representative; Stellar Seller, which recognizes a sales representative; and Lead to Succeed which recognizes a management professional. […]