Thursday, July 7, 2011

On tap: tomatoes, muffins

Harper's 12th Annual Tomato Fest is on now: locally grown tomatoes in tomato antipasto, crab and avocado stack; Duke's BLT Platter; hickory-grilled mahi topped with tomatoes, balsamic vinaigrette and pesto oil; and more. Carolina Place Harper's: 11059 Carolina Place Parkway; 704-541-5255.

Mimi's Cafe celebrates Bastille Day July 14 with new menus (including dishes such as cinnamon brioche French toast, "Le Grand Bleu Burger" and Provencal glazed shrimp and asparagus ravioli), a chance to win a trip to Provence and chocolate mousse muffins (two free with coupon and purchase, while they last on July 14). Details and the coupon are here. 10224 Perimeter Parkway; 704-509-5911.