Monday, July 12, 2010

Free Pinkberry; other bits and pieces

Pinkberry will officially open at Phillips Place on July 23, but will do a grand opening event 6-10 p.m. July 22 at the store (6908-C Phillips Place Court), with free frozen yogurt, music and giveaways.

Carpe Diem and Noble's in Charlotte, Herons in Cary and Charleston Grill and Peninsula Grill in Charleston all made OpenTable's 2010 Diners’ Choice Awards for Best American Cuisine. The rating is done with feedback from diners who made reservations through its service, at restaurants who use its service. Interestingly, restaurants on the list include Thomas Keller's Per Se in New York, 10 different Capital Grilles, and five Missouri restaurants -- the most of any single state.

Andrew Coe digs into Chinese-American "brown sauce" -- what is it, anyway? -- for The Atlantic here.