Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Bits and crumbs and no problems

5Church introduces its summer tasting menu June 6, six courses for $60, offered nightly, with wine pairings available from Sylvain Mousset, the place's new wine director. Among featured items: chilled asparagus soup, chilled lobster with black lava salt, sous vide flank steak, and chocolate crumble caramel cake. 127 N. Tryon St.; www.5Church.com.

Aria hosts a six-course wine dinner June 11 with guest Alessandro Cellai. Among the courses: salt-crusted whole wild striped bass with 2012 Monastero La Pineta Pinot Nero; roasted pheasant and confit of pheasant leg with 2012 Monastero Campanaio; and more. $100; reservations by email to briana@sonomarestaurants.net. 100 N. Tryon St.; 704-376-8880.

Moe's Southwest Grill now has a location in Jamaica: at the Sangster International Airport in Montego Bay.