Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Nickel & Dine

  • A buffet for $6 -- six bucks -- weekdays at the Hilton Charlotte Center City? Yep. Each day brings a salad bar and composed salads, a chef's choice hot sandwich of the day, a hot entrée, soup and assorted desserts. The menu for this week includes fried chicken with cheese grits and she crab soup June 17, and popcorn shrimp, a baked potato bar and New England clam chowder June 19. The buffet runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.; 222 E. 3rd St., 704-377-1500.
  • Providence Café offers a $19.95 theater menu before or after any Blumenthal or Ovens performance; among the choices are pear and Gorgonzola puff pastry with ginger-lavender honey, grilled mahi mahi; pulled pork barbecue; roasted half chicken and more. 110 Perrin Place; 704-376-2008.
  • Get half-price appetizers in the bar Sunday-Thursday with purchase of a drink at the Red Lion (2127 Ayrsley Town Blvd., 704-499-9829).