Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Dine out, do good -- for Charlotte kids

Dine Out For Kids happens June 17: It's the 15th anniversary of the event, in which restaurants donate a portion of the day's sales to Communities in Schools of Charlotte-Mecklenburg, which works to help at-risk students stay in school.

You can find out more about Communities in Schools -- which serves more than 6,000 students in 43 CMS schools, with 97 percent of kids it worked with staying in school last year -- at

A total of 88 restaurants are participating (as will the Charlotte Knights venues for the game of June 22):

Alexander Michael’s
American Burger Company
(SouthPark, Uptown)
Applebee's (Carolina Place Parkway, East Independence Boulevard, Piper Station, UNCC, Whitehall)
Bad Daddy's
(Ballantyne, Birkdale, Dilworth)
BRAVO! (Northlake)
(Birkdale, Blakeney, Dilworth, Foxcroft, Uptown)
Burger 21
Bytes Café
California Pizza Kitchen

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
City Smoke
Crepe Cellar
Dilworth Neighborhood Grille
(Huntersville, Metropolitan)
Eddie’s Place
Five Guys
(Arboretum, Ballantyne, Blakeney, Galleria Blvd, South Blvd, Steele Creek)
Harper’s (Carolina Place Mall, SouthPark)
HMSHost at Charlotte Douglas International Airport (that's Bad Daddy's, Beaudevin Wine Bar, Brookwood Farms BBQ, Burger King, California Pizza Kitchen, Chili's, Cinnabon, Explorer’s Lounge, Genghis Grill, Great American Bagel, Home Team Sports, Original Rum Bar & Grill, Phillips Seafood, Pinkberry, Quiznos, Salsaritas, Sbarro, Speedway Grill, Starbucks, Stock Car Café, Tequileria)
Johnny Burrito
Mama Ricotta’s
(Arboretum, Ballantyne, Blakeney, Carolina Place Mall, Lake Norman, Matthews, Olde Towne Village, Park Road Shopping Center, University, Whitehall)
The Melting Pot (Midtown, Lake Norman)
Mert's Heart & Soul
Midwood Smokehouse
Mimosa Grill
Nothing but Noodles
(Midtown/Elizabeth Avenue, Stonecrest/Rea Road)
Paco's Tacos & Tequila
(East Boulevard)
Sonny’s Real Pit Bar-B-Q (Arboretum, Tyvola Road)
Taste Café
Toast Café
TRUE Crafted Pizza
Village Tavern