Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes and Fries celebrates National Hot Dog Day on Saturday with $1 hot dogs from 2-5 p.m. Locations: www.hwy55.com.
JJ’s Red Hots
In honor of National Hot Dog Day, JJ’s will be selling its Chili Cheese Coneys with chili, cheese and onions for $2 all day. Locations: www.jjsredhots.com.
American Burger Co.
American Burger Co. (5821 Fairview Road) hosts the Major League Eating Roadstar Challenge at noon Saturday. Eight professional eaters will compete to eat four Roadstar burgers totaling 6 pounds of meat.
204 North Kitchen & Cocktails
204 North (204 N. Tryon St.) is now serving brunch on Saturdays and Sundays beginning at 11 a.m. Featured are $4 Bloody Marys and mimosas, omelets, skillets and more. Reservations: 704-333-3747.
Cantina 1511 is now offering a Hamburguesa menu featuring 10 new burgers. A look finds an extra-large Cantina Stack, a hot and spicy Diablo burger and a vegetarian black burger. Locations: www.cantina15eleven.com.
The Art Institute of Charlotte
The Art Institute of Charlotte (2110 Water Ridge Parkway Parkway) is now open for lunch from 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Wednesdays and Thursdays. A three-course artisan menu is offered for $16.95. Reservations: 704-357-5900.
All locations of Shoney’s (www.shoneys.com) will offer a free meal to all members of law enforcement on Wednesday. One free meal per customer; law enforcement guests must be in uniform or show I.D. Offer is good for a free breakfast, lunch or dinner, dine-in only.
Miracle Treat Day is Thursday at area Dairy Queens. For each Blizzard sold that day, Dairy Queen will donate $1 or more to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Locations: www.dairyqueen.com.
Jennifer Brantley, correspondent