Saturday, March 13, 2010

Win a mil, specials and more

  • Fill out a bracket -- for the NCAAs, not my fry tournament (though you can still vote on that until midnight March 15 here -- and you could win a cool million in cash. Go to Ruby Tuesday's Facebook page for details; you can register until 9 a.m. March 18.
  • At Global this weekend: tempura flash-fried veal sweetbread, served with asparagus, smoked shallot couscous, cauliflower custard and drizzled with parsley bacon sauce. 3520 Toringdon Way; 704-248-0866.
  • Lava Bistro hosts a four-course meet-the-chef dinner March 31 to introduce new executive chef Joseph Cornett and new owner Ralf Schnabel. $50; 8708 J.W. Clay Blvd.; 704-549-0050.