Eight Lake Norman-area restaurants and other food outlets, including an eastern Lincoln County farm, will offer some of their best dishes at the annual Tastes of Habitat benefit Nov. 4 for the Women Build effort of Our Towns Habitat for Humanity.
Women Build is a national program sponsored by Mooresville-based Lowe's Companies Inc. Each year, Lake Norman-area women gather to raise money and build a home for a deserving local family.
Tastes of Habitat will be 6:30-9 p.m. at the Charles Mack Citizen Center, 215 N. Main St., Mooresville.
Participating will be Sabi Asian Bistro, Dressler's Restaurant, T1 Tapas, Jeffrey's Restaurant, Grateful Growers Farm, Alton's Kitchen & Cocktails, Sweet Cakes and one of the newest restaurants on the Lake Norman dining scene, Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse of Davidson.
Tickets are $35 per person or $250 for a table of eight.
Details: 704-604-1189 or 704-575-2870.
2nd Wine and Food Festival announced
CORNELIUS The second annual Lake Norman Wine and Food Festival will be June 4 at the Kenton Place retail center, festival executive director Tom Gardner said last week.
Gardner called the inaugural event "an outstanding success," with four major sponsors, six eateries, a dozen merchants and 13 wineries serving about 60 wines.
The nonprofit festival drew about 1,100 attendees and raised about 750 pounds of food for local charities.
The 2011 festival again will include the Wine Reservoir for wine tastings and Restaurant Galley, where restaurants will serve individual portions.
The festival will add live music and areas for local microbrews, cooking demonstrations and wine lectures.