Friday, November 8, 2013

UPDATED: Specials for veterans

On Nov. 10 (the Sunday before Veteran's Day), McCormick & Schmick’s honors U.S. military veterans with a complimentary lunch or dinner entrée from a special menu including fried shrimp, salmon, fish and chips, beef medallions and more. Verification of service is required. 200 S. Tryon St. and 4335 Barclay Downs Drive in Charlotte.

On Veteran’s Day itself, Nov. 11, FATZ Cafe (multiple locations) will serve a free entree to veterans and active duty military personnel: They can order any item up to $15 from the full menu. No purchase is required; show proof of service when ordering.

BLT Steak offers any veteran or member of the active military a 50 percent discount off the total check for parties of one or two, or a 25 percent discount for parties of three or more. 201 E. Trade St.; 704-972-4350.

On The Border (multiple locations) offers veterans and active military a free "Create Your Own Combo" feature.

Shoney's (multiple locations) will give a free All-American Burger to all veterans and troops on that day.

Offers require proof of military service.

And a recap: Brazilian grill Chima offers a buy-one-get-one-free offer on its rodizio (the all-you-can-eat meal) to veterans and active military with appropriate ID on both Nov. 11 and 12. 139 S. Tryon St.; 704-601-4141.