MJ's Bar and Grill, 279 Williamson Road, Suite C, will unveil an expanded menu today featuring lots of new items and old favorites such as its jumbo wings.
The menu has expanded by four pages. It has 13 appetizers; eight salads; 13 croissants, wraps, sandwiches and hoagies; six Angus burger selections; nine entrées served with an MJ's salad; six pizzas; and a children's menu with seven $4.99 meals.
The restaurant also has 20 beers on tap and hosts live music on Fridays and Saturdays.
Details: 704-799-4690.; www.mjsbarandgrill.com.
Sample soups and desserts at Feb. 27 benefit
MOORESVILLE Nine local restaurants and caterers will offer their best soups Feb. 27 to raise money for Serenity House, an end-of-life care home off Interstate 77 Exit 33.
For a $5 donation, guests can enjoy the soups and vote on their favorite. Dessert samples will also be available.
The fundraiser will be from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Hilton Garden Inn in the Mooresville Gateway center, at the same exit.
Competing for the People's Choice Award will be A Tasteful Solution, Bob Evans, Dockside Deli, Hilton Garden Inn, Jeffrey's, Joe Fish, Richter Scale Catering, Subway and Quizno's soup makers. Panera Bread will have bread samples to complement the soups.
Local artists have contributed to a new feature to the event: a Pottery Bazaar with donations of assorted soup and coffee mugs. Mooresville artist Julie Payne will unveil a benefit Serenity mug.