Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Soup on Sunday, Year 12

Save Jan. 29 (11 a.m.-2 p.m.) for the 12th annual Soup on Sunday benefitting Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region. Soups come from a multitude of area restaurants, and you can buy pottery made for the event by local potters. It's held at the Philip L. Van Every Culinary Arts Center of Central Piedmont Community College, 425 N. Kings Drive (at the corner of Kings and 7th.)

General admission is $30 and gets you food and beverages ($10 for kids 7-12, free for 6 and younger), while the "soup lover's special" is $40 and you get a handmade pottery bowl as well. Details and tickets: hpccr.org. You can also buy them at the door or by phone at 704-335-4312.

Restaurants already on the list (with soups, if they've announced them):
Red Rocks CafĂ© (white bean chicken chili); 300 East (butternut squash with Gorgonzola); Zebra (truffled mushroom and lobster bisque); Sante (roasted butternut squash); Fenwick’s (tomato bisque and chicken with veggies and garden blend rice); Barrington’s; Harvest Moon Grille; Fran’s Filling Station; Crepe Cellar; Paco’s Tacos & Tequila; Midwood Smokehouse; Mama Ricotta’s; and Rodi.