Monday, April 25, 2011

Dine out, do good

Dandelion Market offers "buy one, get one free" lunches 11 a.m.-3 p.m. April 27, with 10 percent of sales going to RAIN (Regional AIDS Interfaith Network). 118 W. 5th St,; 704-333-7989.

Among Cinco de Mayo celebrations, Paco's Tacos & Tequila and Cantina 1511 (both in Dilworth and Stonecrest) will offer outdoor "Mexican beer gardens" and specials, including $5 margaritas. At Paco's, patrons wearing cowboy hats will get $5 off their dinners, and proceeds from Cinco de Mayo will benefit Pat's Place child advocacy center. 6401 Morrison Blvd.; 704-716-8226.

(Also for Cinco de Mayo: Charlotte-area Moe’s Southwest Grills are offering any burrito, chips and salsa for $3.)