Helen Schwab

Dine out, do good, for kids

More than 80 restaurants will pitch in on June 16 for this year’s Dine Out For Kids, the 16th annual event that raises funds for Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg. Aimed at helping kids from low-income families succeed in school, CIS serves more than 6,000 kids each year in 42 CMS schools.

Who’s taking part? Check the website at www.cischarlotte.org, or look here:

Alexander Michael’s

Aria Tuscan Grill

Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar - Ballantyne, Birkdale, Dilworth, Mooresville

BRAVO! Cucina ItalianaBlakeney

Brio Tuscan Grille

Brixx Wood Fired PizzaBirkdale, Blakeney, Dilworth, Foxcroft, Uptown

Burger 21

California Pizza Kitchen

Charlotte Knights Baseball (June 16th is a home game)

Chuy’s Tex-Mex

City Smoke

Crepe Cellar

Dilworth Neighborhood Grille

Dressler’s – Huntersville, Metropolitan

Eddie’s Place

Famous Toastery of Dilworth (you may know it as Toast Café)

Five Guys Burgers and Fries - Arboretum, Ballantyne, Blakeney, Galleria Blvd, South Blvd., Steele Creek

Harper’s RestaurantCarolina Place Mall, SouthPark

Restaurants at the Charlotte Douglas International Airport (Bad Daddy’s Burger Bar, Beaudevin Wine Bar, Brookwood Farms BBQ, Burger King, California Pizza Kitchen, Cinnabon, 1897 Marketplace, Explorer’s Lounge, Genghis Grill, Great American Bagel, Home Team Sports, Original Rum Bar & Grill, Phillips Seafood, Pinkberry, Quiznos, Salsaritas, Sbarro, Speedway Grill, Starbucks, Stock Car Café, Tequileria, Whisky River)

The Improper Pig

Johnny Burrito

Mama Ricotta’s

McAlister’s Deli - Arboretum, Ballantyne, Blakeney, Carolina Place Mall, Lake Norman, Matthews, Olde Towne Village, Park Road Shopping Center, University, Whitehall

The Melting PotMidtown, Lake Norman

Mert’s Heart & Soul

Midwood Smokehouse

Mimosa Grill

Nothing but Noodles - Midtown/Elizabeth Ave., Stonecrest/Rea Road

Paco’s Tacos & Tequila

The Pizza PeelCotswold, Plaza Midwood

Showmars - East Blvd.

Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-QArboretum, Tyvola Road

TRUE Crafted Pizza


Village Tavern