Wolfgang Puck Pizza | Bar at Phillips Place celebrates its first anniversary with a week of complimentary stuff: A glass of sparkling wine and a piece of "Italian-inspired cake" are offered May 6-11. 6706-C Phillips Place Court; 704-295-0101.
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.