Monday, October 27, 2014

Halloween food -- that isn't candy!

Morton’s offers a Halloween dinner Friday for $35: choice of Caesar or Morton's salad or baked five-onion soup; choice of filet mignon, chile-glazed salmon or chicken with side; choice of double chocolate mousse or Key lime pie. 227 W. Trade St.; 704-333-2602.

South End's Food Truck Friday goes "Truck or Treat" this week, adding a costume contest for kids and dogs, and ghost stories by the fire pit, we're told, at Camden Road and Park Avenue. Trucks planning to be there, 5-9 p.m., include Autoburger, Comfort Foods, Dan the Pig Man, Gourmet Goombahs, Maryland Crab, Papi Queso, Plated Palette, Smoke n Go, Southern Cake Queen, Spice Wagon, Sticks and Cones, Sugar Donuts and Tin Kitchen.

And at Artisan, the Art Institute's restaurant, diners get buy-one-get-one-25-percent-off at Tuesday lunch or Wednesday or Thursday dinner this week. Lunch runs 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; dinner is 6:15-7:45 p.m. 2110 Water Ridge Parkway; 704-357-5900 for reservations.