Encore Bistro and BarTwo spring promotions are in full swing through May 31 at Encore. Soup, Salad, Sip: $10 for a choice of salad, such as the Spinach Salad or Wedge, a cup of soup and a glass of One Hope wine. The Pick Your Pleasure promo features sandwiches. Options include a hearty half sandwich and cup of soup, also for $10.Make sure to try the Grilled Ham and Pepper Jack with Dijon Aioli.Encore also has added a few gluten-free items to the menu. Encore 9824 Rea Road704-341-3651www.encorebistro.comD'Vine Wine CaféThe April Wine Education Series kicks off at 7 p.m. April 7. Selections from Pavo of Sonoma will be sampled: a Rose, Sauvignon Blanc and three Syrahs. Food pairings are included in the $25-per-person price. Reservations for this event are required.Other happenings: Monday bar specials; Thursdays feature wine deals. Check the website for details, including live entertainment. D'Vine Wine Café 14815 John J. Delaney Drive704-939-0642www.dvinewinecafe.comStacks KitchenDelancey Street Diner has left south Charlotte and moved to the old Big Dog Diner building in Waxhaw. It now has a new name, Stacks Kitchen, but the same great food and atmosphere.Breakfast is served all day; menu includes eggs, plenty of fruit pancakes, waffles and French toast. Comfort foods are here, too: fried green tomatoes, stuffed cabbage and chicken pot pie, to name a few. Stacks Kitchen 521 N. Broome St., Waxhaw704-243-2024www.stackskitchen.comWaldhornSeafood Fest has come to Pineville's popular German restaurant. Trout Almandine, Salmon Riesling and Catfish crusted with pretzels are all included on the promotional menu, which runs through the weekend of April 10. Waldhorn is now accepting reservations for both Easter and Mother's Day brunch or dinner. Waldhorn 12101 Lancaster Highway, Pineville704-540-7047www.waldhornus.comThe Blushing BakeshopA new spring lineup of cupcakes has been unveiled. Flavors include "Jane," a vanilla cupcake topped with vanilla butter cream; "Savannah," a red velvet cake with rich cream cheese frosting; and "Amber," mango butter cream atop mango cake.The bakeshop bakes both basic and couture cupcakes for all occasions. View the daily baking schedule and list of flavors on the website. The Blushing Bakeshop 14825 Ballantyne Village Way704-369-5800www.theblushingbakeshop.com
Wednesday, Apr. 06, 2011
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Jenny Brantley is a freelance writer for South Charlotte News. Have restaurant news or a story idea for Jenny? Email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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