Monday, December 13, 2010

Deals, deals

Kalu offers a $15 three-dish "omakase" deal 5-7 p.m. and 1o p.m.-closing in the lounge, a combination usually costing $30. Dishes will vary each night but will usually include dim sum, sushi and a grilled item. 704-910-4877.

Bring in five pounds of food to the Pizza Peel to donate to Second Harvest Food Bank in December and you'll get 10 percent off your check. The restaurant's goal is to raise 1,000 pounds. 4422 Colwick Road; 704-714-8808.

At sibling restaurants Nolen Kitchen (2839 Selwyn Ave.) and ilios noche (11508 Providence Road), one kid 12 and younger can eat free (from the kids' menu, including ice cream) every Monday, when with an adult who spends at least $10 on food.