Passion8 Bistro begins a series of monthly dinners featuring the harvest of a particular farm with a four-course dinner April 25, with A Little Bit of Heaven Farm. $48; 3415 Highway 51 N, Fort Mill; 803-802-7455.
Tapas to tacos, foie gras to fries, Helen Schwab has written about food in and around Charlotte for more than 20 years. Her related experience includes traveling (pizza in Naples to pizza in New York), waitressing (she understands about tipping from both sides), journalism (a B.S. from Northwestern University), and cooking at home, the less said about which the better.