Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Dine out, help out

  • Morton's in Uptown does Philanthropy Week: Buy a three-course fixed-price dinner Oct. 6-10 for $75 and $25 of the dinner price and 10 percent of bottled wine purchases will go to the charity of the evening. Here's the lineup: Oct. 6: Classroom Central; Oct. 7: RAIN; Oct. 8: Second Harvest Food Bank; Oct. 9: USO of North Carolina; Oct. 10: Levine Children's Hospital. Reservations: 704-333-2602; 227 W. Trade St.
  • Wolfgang Puck Carolina Bistro begins school support Oct. 1 and runs through November: 20 percent of all sales to diners who mention "School Promo" go to the restaurant's three neighborhood schools: Providence Spring Elementary, Jay M. Robinson Middle School and Providence High. 5349 Ballantyne Commons Parkway; 704-708-5802.
  • Sole and Zen team with Levine Children's Hospital for "5 Days of Hope" Oct. 5-9. Five percent of the Dilworth restaurants' sales during those days will go to the hospital, in conjunction with the Hopebuilders 5K Run/Walk Oct. 10. Sole: 1608 East Blvd.; 704-343-9890. Zen: 1716 Kenilworth Ave.; 704-358-9688.