Restaurant News & Reviews

Charlotte restaurant news: Week of March 21

Roasting Company

Charlotte’s Roasting Company is opening a location this summer in Rock Hill. The Montford Drive mainstay known for its rotisserie chicken will be downtown at 122 S. Oakland Ave., in a space previously occupied by a restaurant known as The Station.

Tupelo Honey Café

Tupelo Honey (1820 South Blvd.) celebrates Easter with a three course tasting menu beginning at 4 p.m. each day March 25-27. Cost is $25 per person. Reservations: 980-225-9175.

Village Tavern

Village Tavern (4201 Congress St) will serve Easter brunch from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reservations: 704-552-9983.

Harper’s Restaurant

Both locations of Harper’s will serve Easter brunch:

Mimosa Grill

Mimosa Grill (327 S. Tryon St) will serve an Easter brunch buffet from 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Cost is $39.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids 12 and under. Reservations: 704-343-0700.

Aqua e Vino

Aqua e Vino (4219 Providence Road) will serve lunch on Easter from 11:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. Cost is $45 per person. Reservations: 704-364-4445.


Sante (165 N. Trade St, Matthews) will serve Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. Cost is $30 for adults and $12 for kids ages 12 and under. Reservations: 704-845-1899.

WP Kitchen & Bar

WP Kitchen & Bar (6706 Phillips Place Ct.) will serve a three course family style Easter Sunday supper from noon - 9 p.m. The cost is $25 per person; the meal is ideal for families of four or more. Reservations: 704-295-0101.


Reid’s (4331 Barclay Downs Dr.) will serve Easter brunch from 10:30 a.m. - 2 p.m. Cost is $21.99 for adults and $10.99 for kids.


Fork! (20517 N. Main St, Cornelius) will serve Easter brunch from 11 a.m. - 3 p.m. Reservations: 704-655-7465.

Mimi’s Café

Mimi’s (10224 Perimeter Pkwy) will offer a three course Easter menu all day beginning at 11 a.m. Cost is $16.99 for adults and $8.99 for kids. Reservations: 704-509-5911.


Morton’s (227 W. Trade St) will feature a steak and lobster dinner special for $55 on Easter. Reservations: 704-333-2602.


Rooster’s (6601 Morrison Blvd) will serve brunch on Easter from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Reservations: 704-366-8688.


Vivace (1100 Metropolitan Ave.) hosts a four course spring wine dinner with Sunrise Wine Imports owner Emanuele Magnani on March 29. Cost is $60 per person. Reservations: 704-370-7755.


Corkbuzz (4905 Ashley Park Ln) will host a winemaker dinner with Cyril Chappellet of Chappellet Winery on April 5. Cost for the three course dinner is $100 per person. Reservations: 704-625-1328.


Customshop (1601 Elizabeth Ave.) hosts an Orsini Wines French Selections dinner on March 30. Five courses with wines are $65. Reservations accepted online only:


Rooster’s of Winston-Salem (380 Knollwood St) hosts Pork & Pinot on March 31. Five courses featuring pork from Harmony Ridge Farms will be paired with pinots. Cost is $65 per person. Reservations: 336-777-8477.


Riccio’s (9213 Baybrook Lane) is now serving lunch Mon. - Fri. from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Dyngus Day

The third annual Dyngus Day, celebrating all things Polish, will be held March 28 at the Red Fez Shrine Club (16600 Red Fez Club Dr). Live polka music and Polish food are planned for the event; doors open at 4 p.m.

Katie Peralta, Jennifer Brantley