Tuesday, March 22, 2011

"Firebird" sandwich, Foursquare, more

You can now get a “Firebird” sandwich at the Bechtler Café; food provider Porcupine Provisions has added it, chicken grilled with Middle Eastern spices on pita, along with a hot pastrami on rye and a romaine salad with grilled flank steak. The café now runs 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday and Wednesday-Saturday, with snacks and soft drinks on Sundays. 420 S. Tryon St.; 704-353-9200.

Matthews’ Santé, which turns 10 this month, has reopened for Saturday lunches, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., and now offers drink specials during the week. 165 N. Trade St.; 704-845-1899.

Diners who check in at Morton’s Bar 12-21 on Foursquare or Facebook Places in March get a complimentary Bar Bite appetizer when they buy a Power Hour beverage (selected $5 beers, $6.50 glasses of wine, $7.50 martinis). You can do it once a day and must show the bartender the check-in on your smartphone. 227 W. Trade St.; 704-333-2602.

Terrace Café offers something called the “Society of Business Wafflers”: If you have a business meeting there between 7 and 11 a.m. weekdays in 2011, whether it’s with one other person or a dozen, you’ll get a 15 percent discount.