Slow it down with a five-course meal with wine pairings at Passion8 Aug. 19, which will also give diners the chance to hear from speakers from area farms, writers and an S.C. agriculture official. Cost is $100. Details here.
Tapas to tacos, foie gras to fries, Helen Schwab has written about food in and around Charlotte for more than 20 years. Her related experience includes traveling (pizza in Naples to pizza in New York), waitressing (she understands about tipping from both sides), journalism (a B.S. from Northwestern University), and cooking at home, the less said about which the better.