Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Lunch news

Luce now offers a $13 express lunch menu: Included is choice of soup or salad, choice of entree, and soft drink or iced tea, and all is ready in 30 minutes, or it's free. Among the options: pistachio-crusted salmon; spaghetti with vegetables and light cream sauce; prosciutto, mozzarella and tomato sandwich; grilled chicken; and more. 214 N. Tryon St. at Hearst Plaza; 704-344-9222.

Dolce Vita in NoDa is now open for lunch, with $5 panini (sandwiches) and more; recent choices include turkey and fig spread panini; corned beef sandwich; personal pizzas and cheese plates. 3205 N. Davidson St.; 704-334-1052.