Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Coming up

Ruth's Chris uptown (222 S. Tryon St.) offers a special Mardi Gras menu Feb. 16-21. Among the courses: crawfish and andouille gumbo; fried boudin ravioli; New Orleans surf and turf (bistro filet with creamy black pepper shrimp) and more. $55; 704-338-9444.

Keep an eye out for volunteers handing out samplings of a new King's Bakery sandwich sometime around March 1. The tasting will be uptown; the King's Bakery, sibling to the King's Kitchen, is on the Church Street side of the Kitchen, at 129 W. Trade St.

Georges Brasserie hosts a Fiddlehead wine dinner March 8, with Kathy Joseph of the winery on hand. Four courses; $90. 4620 Piedmont Row Drive; 980-219-7409.