Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Jimmy V wine dinner

Upstream hosts a Clos du Bois wine dinner April 5, with a portion of proceeds going to the V Foundation, which seeks a cure for cancer and is named for named for former N.C. State coach Jim Valvano. (It was 30 years ago he and his team won the national championship, the college basketball moment of the 20th century, according to Sports Illustrated. If you're one of the few who've never seen his speech at ESPN's Espy awards, take 11 miutes to do it now.)
Among the dishes: pan-roasted halibut with preserved Meyer lemon and sea scallops with duck prosciutto. $75; 6902 Phillips Place Court; 704-556-7730.