Eat at the Crepe Cellar Dec. 17 and 100 percent of the revenue (not profit -- all of it) will go to Second Harvest Food Bank. Tagline for the event (here on Facebook): "You do the eating. We'll do the donating." 3116 N. Davidson St.; 704-910-6543; www.crepecellar.com.
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.