March 10: The latest is Charlotte restaurant news

Midwood Smokehouse

Midwood Smokehouse (12410 Johnston Road) hosts a Wine & Swine dinner on Mar. 16. The family style BBQ dinner with four wines is $40. Reservations: 980-430-1086.


Baku (4515 Sharon Road) has added new steamed buns, steaks, salads and robata roasted oysters to their menu. Reservations: 704-817-7173.

The Asbury

Chef Chris Coleman will team up with Chef Ben Harris of Charleston’s Poogan’s Porch to host a low country dinner at The Asbury (235 N. Tryon St.) Mar. 14. The five course dinner is $65; wine pairings are additional. Reservations: 704-342-1193.


Clark Barlow, Joe Kindred of Kindred and forager Alan Muskat will join forces at Heirloom (8470 Bellhaven Road) Apr. 3 to host Finders Eaters, a foraging dinner. Find and choose wild ingredients during an outing at 9:30 a.m. then return for dinner made with the ingredients at 6:30 p.m. Cost is $75 for the outing and $75 for the five course dinner with drink pairings; guests can attend either or both. Reservations: 704-595-7710.

Ruth’s Chris

Ruth’s Chris (6000 Fairview Road) hosts a Burly wine dinner Mar. 20. Five courses with wine pairings are $110. Reservations: 704-556-1115.

Dogwood Southern Table

Dogwood (4905 Ashley Park Lane) hosts a community supper with Doc Porter’s Distillery Mar. 14. The four course menu with pairings is $50. Mar. 24 Dogwood hosts “Off the Bone”, a family style feast served without silverware for $30 per person. Easter brunch will be served here Mar. 27; adults are $39, kids 12 and under are $10. Reservations: 704-910-4919.

Social Bar & Kitchen

Social Bar & Kitchen (555 S. McDowell St.) hosts an OMB beer dinner with Josh Brigham Mar. 11. The four course menu with beer pairings is $25. Reservations: 704-372-4100.

Coastal Restaurant & Bar

Coastal (222 E. Third St.) hosts a Sugar Creek Brewery dinner Mar. 18. Cost of $70 includes five courses and five beers. An Easter brunch buffet will be offered here on Mar. 27. Cost is $36 for adults and $15 for kids ages 6-12. Reservations: 704-334-4360.


Both locations of Dressler’s will serve a three course Easter brunch. Cost is $39 for adults and $10 for kids under 12. www.dresslersrestaurant.com

Del Frisco’s

Del Frisco’s (4725 Piedmont Row Dr.) will be open 11:30 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Easter, serving their full dinner menu, a prime rib special and a three course prime pair menu for $55. A children’s menu will also be available. Reservations: 704-552-5502.


Bonterra (1829 Cleveland Ave.) will offer a Southern brunch buffet and bloody Mary bar on Easter. Reservations: 704-333-9463.

The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille (201 N. Tryon St.) will serve a prix fixe brunch on Easter. Reservations: 704-348-1400.

Carpe Diem

Carpe Diem (1535 Elizabeth Ave.) will serve a three course Easter brunch. Cost is $30 per person and $15 for children under 12. Reservations: 704-377-7976.

Heritage Food & Drink

Heritage (201 S. Main St. Waxhaw) will serve a three course Easter brunch beginning at 11 a.m. Cost is $28 per person. Reservations: 704-843-5236.


Blue (206 N. College St.) will feature a live jazz brunch on Easter. Cost is $39.95 per person. Reservations: 704-927-2583.


A three course Easter brunch will be offered at Corkbuzz (4905 Ashley Park Ln.) for $35 per person. Reservations: 704-625-1328.


Fleming’s (210 E. Trade St.) will serve a three course Easter brunch. Cost is $34.95 for adults and $18.95 for kids. Reservations: 704-333-4266.

5 Church/Nan and Byron’s

5 Church (127 N. Tryon St.) and sister restaurant Nan and Byron’s (1714 South Blvd.) will both offer Easter brunch. 5 Church reservations: 704-919-1322. Nan and Byron’s reservations: 980-224-7492.

McCormick & Schmick’s

Both locations of McCormick & Schmick’s will serve brunch and their regular dinner menu on Easter. www.mccormickandschmicks.com

Katie Peralta, Jennifer Brantley