Andrew Blair’s hosts a philanthropic series March 23-27 to benefit Levine Children’s Hospital, with 10 percent of all dinnertime dining room sales in that period going to the hospital. 1600 Montford Drive; 704-525-8282.
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.