Tuesday, March 13, 2012

Coming up: St. Pat's and dinners

East Blvd. Bar and Grill plans a special St. Patrick's Day menu, ranging from baked Scotch eggs with Irish whiskey and grain mustard sauce and bangers and mash to house-cooked corned beef brisket with cabbage and Guinness beef stew. 1315 East Blvd.; 704-332-2414.

The Pizza Peel hosts a Highland Beer dinner March 22 for $30. On the menu: ceviche with St. Teresa's Pale Ale; red mole with chicken, with Kashmir IPA and more. 4422 Colwick Road; 704-714-8808.

First in a 2012 wine dinner series at the Ritz-Carlton uptown (in the Urban Sip wine bar) will be a Falcor dinner March 23. Owner Mike Bee is slated to be on hand, and the menu includes warm duck confit salad with 2006 Le Bijou, Napa Valley; grilled center-cut filet with foie gras gastrique and 2005 H Block Cabernet Sauvignon, Napa Valley; and more. $125; 704-547-2244; 201 E. Trade St.