South Charlotte

Restaurant news: Lobster Feast is back

Encore Bistro

Encore is celebrating five years in business by running promotions and events from July through November. Lobster Feast, their annual summer tradition, kicks off in July. A 11/4 pound or 11/2 pound lobster with potatoes gratin, seasonal vegetables and butter will run $26. Lobster rolls and lobster bisque will also be featured.

A poetry contest will be held from July through October. A $500 prize will be awarded to the winner's charity,

Encore Bistro and Bar

9824 Rea Road


Queen's Feast

The summer edition of the 2011 Queen's Feast will run from July 15-24. The feast is a week-long celebration of Charlotte's restaurants. For $30 you can get a prix fixe, three course (or more) dinner for $30 per person. Reservations are recommended at the 70 participating restaurants,


Rooster's Wood-Fired Kitchen has updated the dessert menu. It now includes Chocolate Peanut Butter Crunch Cake, in addition to the house favorite Coconut Cake with Chantilly Cream and Crème Anglaise.

Rooster's Wood-Fired Kitchen

6601 Morrison Blvd.


Ruth's Chris

The 46th anniversary of Ruth's Chris is here and a great deal can be found on the website, Online only, through the end of June, purchase a $76 gift card for $46.

New South Kitchen

New South Kitchen is now open for brunch at 9 a.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Brioche French toast, Eggs Benedict, biscuits and gravy, omelets and more are offered.

New South Kitchen

8140 Providence Road



Asian One

Chinese, Japanese and Thai cuisine is under one roof. Asian One is now open for lunch and dinner. Catering and party orders are welcome.

Asian One

16646 Hawfield Way Drive


Los Alegres Compadres

Authentic Mexican cuisine for lunch and dinner is served in a family atmosphere.

Los Alegres Compadres

315 S. Polk St., Pineville


Michael Arthur's

Lunch and dinner Tuesday through Saturday (closed Monday) feature locally-grown produce, hand-cut meat and homemade desserts. Breakfast served on Sundays beginning at 8:30 a.m.

Michael Arthur's

8129 Ardrey Kell Road


Spice South

Innovative Indian cuisine and a Spice bar for drinks and signature cocktails at the Fountains at Ardrey Kell.

Spice South

8145 Ardrey Kell Road



A new location means more room for this Mexican eatery with the same menu plus daily lunch specials. Salsa dancing happens every Saturday night.


391 Towne Centre Blvd., Pineville