Monday, November 11, 2013

Bits, Blue and a BOGO

As final exams approach, Chipotle (multiple locations) has an offer: Bring your student ID into any N.C. Chipotle and get BOGO (buy one get one) on burritos, bowls, tacos or salads 6-10 p.m. Nov. 12.

"Rhapsody at Blue" happens Nov. 17: It's a five-course dinner with wine and music "pairings" from Charlotte Symphony musicians, plus a silent auction, for $150. Among the courses: seared jumbo scallops over pumpkin risotto with 2011 Benziger Sonoma County Chardonnay and Andrew Fierova, French horn; and Wagyu ribeye roasted with a pepper crust and savory goat cheese and mushroom bread pudding, with 2009 St. Francis Sonoma County Cabernet Sauvignon and both Elizabeth Rennie, soprano, and Leo Soto, marimba. 206 N. College St. in the Hearst Tower; phone reservations to Sara Gibson at 704-714-5108.

Sullivan’s Steakhouse has a new lunch menu, with more quicker, lighter dishes, including sandwiches also available as lettuce wraps and a fixed-price meal ($18.50) called The Mixer. Among the new are an Asian Crunch salad (arugula, Napa cabbage, mango), lobster roll on buttered brioche bun and pulled chipotle chicken tacos. The Mixer is a choice of starter, entree and side from a lineup that includes the wedge salad, shrimp and lobster bisque, and porcini-shallot-crusted strip steak. 1928 South Blvd.; 704-335-8228.