The Charlotte Observer featured the Concord location of El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant and three TripAdvisors give it an average of four owl eyes. Five Yelpers give the Monroe location of El Vallarta Mexican Restaurant an average of three stars and seven Citysearchers give it an average of five stars.
The cupped-cake creations at Tip*C Cupcakes are concocted via a revolutionary process that, like the booze-powered flame throwers Napoleon used to invade and reheat Russia, eliminates water and replaces it with a blend of top-shelf alcohol and juice. The resulting cupcakes, whose ingredient lists often boast Hennessy, Grey Goose, Bacardi, and Jack Daniel's, evoke the essence of the liquor to reveal deep, complex flavor combinations. While the subtle taste of alcohol lingers on the tongue, the resulting mouth party is a subdued and dignified soiree—the liquor has no effect on the body, and the cupcakes are a tasty treat for dessert eaters of all ages.
In 1964, brothers Leroy and Forrest Raffel banded together to come up with a new restaurant concept. Arby's took off almost immediately on the coattails of its hallmark roast-beef sandwich and the founders’ idea of providing customers with fast, quality food. Over the company's 48-year franchise history, its foundational pièce de résistance of thinly sliced, juicy beef has been served in a many permutations, and continues to be popular today, served at more than 3,500 stores in North America. Today’s menu still ignites appetites with traditional beef sandwiches, plus hot and seasoned curly fries, fresh-chopped salads, and desserts good for richly capping off meals or bribing any bridge trolls on the way home.
The all-wood bar at Derby Casual Restaurant & Bar cuts a familiar profile, welcoming diners to enjoy meals made of equally comforting foods. From-scratch dishes such as three-egg omelets and pulled barbecue pork begin and end each day with classic American flavors. Midmorning appetites are sated with hearty sandwiches and housemade soups.