Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Quail Hollow deals, and more

Bring your Quail Hollow golf tournament ticket (or other proof of attendance) in to Upstream (Phillips Place) through Sunday and you’ll get 15 percent off your food price. Also up at Upstream: Lobster Mondays return. That’s four, mostly lobster-centric courses for $35. 704-556-7730.

Another Quail Hollow promotion: Chef Jim Noble has added a quail entrée at both Noble’s (6801 Morrison Blvd.; roasted smoked quail with ramp and cornbread stuffing) and Rooster’s (6601 Morrison Blvd.; grilled brace of quail). There’s also a new bar menu at Noble’s, and new specialty drinks at both places. And Sunday, Rooster’s will offer complimentary appetizers for diners watching the final holes of the championship.

And more:

  • Vintage Wine Cellar (12206 Copper Way in the Toringdon Shopping Center) has expanded its seating with a large communal table in the middle of the café, and added tables and chairs, plus lounge seating on the patio. Also new: “Sushi Tuesdays” for the summer, with chef Tom Landers preparing the fish, and beer, wine and sake specials to accompany it. 704-543-3977.
  • Among seasonal dishes showing up now at D'Vine Wine Cafe (Ballantyne Village): pan-seared soft shell crab with lobster and tomato sticky rice over blood orange reduction; corvino (fish) with black Thai rice and ginger sauce; and chocolate dessert sushi with macerated berries. The café has live entertainment four nights a week (“dancing is encouraged!”) and the place’s first wine dinner is slated for May 14, six courses paired with Trefethen wines. 704-369-5050.