Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Bits and crumbs

Bonterra hosts a Triple C beer dinner June 4, with five courses and pairings for $65. Among the offerings: peeky toe crab with hearts of frisee, with Saison; grilled lamb chops with wilted arugula and mango-bulgur salad, with Smoked Amber; and white and dark chocolate pate with toasted hazelnut meringue, with Chocolate Stout. 1829 Cleveland Ave.; 704-333-9463.

Mama Ricotta’s has a new executive chef: Dan Davis has come from New York, where he worked at Tabla and the Benjamin Hotel, among other places. He studied at Johnson & Wales in Charleston. Mama Ricotta's had its 20th anniversary last year. 601 S. Kings Drive; 704-343-0148.

BLT Steak at the Ritz Carlton now offers an Express Lunch Menu: Choose soup or salad and half a sandwich for $17. 110 N. College St.; 704-972-4380.