Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Two-Napkin BLTs and more

  • It's "Two-Napkin BLT" time at Rooster's, and it has new brunch and lunch menus. Also new: Both Rooster's and sibling Noble's have added Stone Seafood, based in China Grove, as a fish and seafood purveyor. Rooster's: 6601 Morrison Blvd., 704-366-8688. Noble's: 6801 Morrison Blvd., 704-367-9463.
  • June 27 will be Il Posto's last day at Phillips Place; menu items will appear at sibling restaurants Toscana (Specialty Shops on the Park by SouthPark) and MezzaNotte (at the corner of Providence and Sharon Amity roads).
  • Zink now offers sushi for lunch, and hosts a half-priced-sushi special from 5-7 p.m. each weeknight in the bar, lounge and patio. 201 N. Tryon St.; 704-444-9001.
  • Maddi's Southern Bistro serves "Big Maddi's Burgers" now: eight burgers ranging from a meatloaf burger with fried dill pickles to a pesto burger with fontina cheese and heirloom tomatoes. Also new: barbecue spare ribs from Grateful Growers in Denver each Tuesday night. Half a rack with sides costs $14. 16925 Birkdale Commons Parkway; 704-987-7762.