Helen Schwab

Dine out, do good

Zebra will host its grand opening (with new owners Kim and Pascale Salahie) Sept. 18, with half of proceeds going to the Humane Society of Charlotte. On the menu: goat cheese and Bayonne ham tart; butter-poached Maine lobster with pickled baby eggplant; entree choices of bouillabaisse, strip steak or Asiago risotto; and dessert samplers. $150; 704-442-9525; 4521 Sharon Road; www.zebrarestaurant.net.