South Charlotte

Restaurant news: Moe’s brings Homewrecker burrito to Fort Mill, S.C.


Moe’s has opened in Fort Mill, S.C., off Exit 85 on Interstate 77 at 1751 Pleasant Road.

The fast-casual Southwest concept, known for its Homewrecker burritos, will feature a Moe Monday special, with any burrito, chips, salsa and a regular drink for $6. On Tuesdays, kids eat free with the purchase of an adult meal. Stay in the loop on other Moe’s specials by checking their Facebook page: A free queso day is planned for all Charlotte-area Moe’s for Sept. 18.



1751 Pleasant Road

Fort Mill


Cantina 1511

Cantina 1511 has opened on Park Road in the Park Road Shopping Center after relocating from Dilworth.

The Tex-Mex restaurant offers made-from-scratch fare including tableside guacamole, salads, fajitas and quesadillas. Burgers and Mexican barbecued pork are offered, as well as vegetarian and gluten-free options.

Saturday and Sunday brunch is served from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. and features huevos rancheros, shrimp and grits and chorizo burritos.

Seating is available both inside and on the patio; a full bar features top-shelf tequilas and more.


Cantina 1511

4721 Park Road



Uptown’s Chima Brazilian Steakhouse will host a special fundraising evening 6-9:30 p.m. Sept. 12 to benefit Make-A-Wish of Central and Western North Carolina.

The first annual Daddy-Daughter date night will feature dinner, dancing and dessert and raise funds for 10-year-old host AnneLeigh Twer’s goal of raising $6,000, enough to grant a wish for a child with a life-threatening medical condition.

Twer is the first-ever Junior Honoree of the Women Inspiring Strength and Hope Society, a group of women who work to grant wishes locally. Twer has spent her summer raising funds to meet her goal.

Each honoree has the responsibility to raise at least $6,000 so that a local wish can be granted. Tickets for Daddy-Daughter date night at Chima are $70 for one father and one daughter; one father and two daughters is $100.



Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

139 S. Tryon


Nan and Byron’s

Nan and Byron’s in South End has announced the promotion of chef de cuisine Kyle Rhodes to executive chef.

Originally from St. Louis, Mo., Rhodes began his culinary career at age 17. He honed his skills at many of St. Louis’ top restaurants, including Niche and Café L’Eau. Upon graduating from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, he relocated to Charlotte, attending Johnson & Wales University and working at Barrington’s. The past two years, Rhodes has served as chef de cuisine at 5Church under chef Jamie Lynch, reinforcing his kitchen techniques.

Nan and Byron’s is MAP Management’s family friendly spot in historic South End, serving classic American food and cocktails.


Nan and Byron’s

1714 South Blvd.


Georges Brasserie

Georges at Piedmont Town Center in SouthPark will host “Shucked” on 6-9 p.m. Oct. 7. Unlimited steamed clams, clams on the half shell, roasted oysters, East and West coast oysters, clams crostini, oysters Rockefeller and more are included in the $95 per-person price, along with wine, beer, oyster shooters and live entertainment.

Reservations required.


Georges Brasserie

4620 Piedmont Row Drive



Fleming’s in uptown Charlotte is offering a filet and lobster pairing throughout September.

Included in the $44.95 price is an 8-ounce filet mignon paired with an 8-ounce lobster tail with drawn butter, a starter of pan-seared scallop over goat cheese polenta and soup or a salad.

The meal is not on the regular menu and but is available upon request.



210 E. Trade St.



Ballantyne’s Gallery is celebrating National Bourbon Heritage Month in September with a number of events and specials.

Bourbon flights and cocktails will be featured beginning Labor Day, along with daily burger specials.

Weekday deals in September:

Mondays: Half-priced Liquid Arts cocktails.

Tuesdays: Half-priced wines by the glass.

Wednesdays: Half-priced wine bottles (less than $100).

Thursdays: Half-priced bar food from 5-7 p.m.

Friday tastings at Gallery include Mixology: Whiskey Cocktails on Sept. 12; and East Coast Wines on Sept. 19. Tastings begin 6 p.m. The $25 cost includes light bites; reservations are recommended.

The Scotch Society of Ballantyne will meet 6-8 p.m. Sept. 26 at Gallery, where $40 per person includes a bourbon tasting.

Reservations required; call or email


Gallery Restaurant

10000 Ballantyne Commons Parkway