website's live now for the next Charlotte Restaurant Week, Jan. 16-25, with 124 places sprawled over eight counties (yes, it's a record) offering three courses (occasionally more) for $30, plus tax and tip.
You can check out menus and make reservations on the site, and check the Facebook and Twitter feeds (@queensfeast) for more info. Among the first-timers: The Flipside Cafe, Lumiere, Dogwood Southern Table & Bar and Eight Sushi Asian Kitchen.
Some participating restaurants will also do an AAA-member offer: If you present your membership card while dining there during the Week, you can buy a $50 gift certificate for half price.
The restaurants by general neighborhood:
Dilworth/South End: 131 Main, 300 East, Bonterra, Copper, Dolce, Fiamma, Fran’s Filling Station, The Liberty, Luciano's, Nan and Byron’s, Nikko, Sullivan's Steakhouse
Eastover/Myers Park: Lumiere, Napa On Providence, Primo
Elizabeth: The Cajun Queen, Carpe Diem, Passion8
Gaston County: Nick’s Steak and Taphouse, Old Stone Steakhouse, Rodi Med-American Grill
Hickory: Youssef 242
Lake Norman/North Meckleburg/Iredell, Lincoln counties: 131 Main, The 220 Cafe, Alton's Kitchen & Cocktails, BRAVO!, Campania Cafe, Chillfire Bar & Grill, Dressler's, Epic Chophouse, Firebirds, Jeffrey's Restaurant, Kabuto at Lake Norman, The Melting Pot at Lake Norman, Mickey & Mooch, North Harbor Club, Red Rocks, Trattoria Al Gusto, Twisted Oak American Bar & Grill
Matthews: Amor de Brazil, Café 157, Santé
Midtown: Dressler's, Maharani, Mama Ricotta's, The Melting Pot, Pisces Sushi Bar & Lounge, Vivace
Mountain Island Lake: Heirloom
NoDa: Heist Brewery
Plaza Midwood: Bistro La Bon; Fern, Flavors from the Garden; The Peculiar Rabbit
South Charlotte/etc.: 131 Main, Blackthorne Restaurant & Bar, BRAVO!, Firebirds, The Flipside Cafe, Gallery, Global, Lure Oyster Bar, Maestro's Bar & Bistro, Mickey & Mooch, New South Kitchen & Bar, Sky Asian Bistro, Stone Mountain Grill, Terrace Cafe at Ballantyne, Trattoria Antica, Trio, Villa Antonio, Vine American Kitchen, Waldhorn
SouthPark: AZN Azian Cuizine, BAKU, Brio Tuscan Grille, Café Monte, Chuy’s, Dean & DeLuca Wine Room, Del Frisco's, Dogwood Southern Table & Bar, Firebirds, Georges Brasserie, Harper’s at SouthPark, McCormick & Schmick's, Paco's Tacos & Tequila, Red Rocks Café, Ruth's Chris Steak House, Toscana, Upstream, Village Tavern, Wolfgang Puck Pizza | Bar
Southwest Charlotte: Food For Thought, Omaha Steakhouse
University area/Concord: Rocky River Grille, The Speedway Club
Uptown: @7th, 5Church, Aria Tuscan Grill, Bernardin's, BLT Steak, Blue, Brazz, Bubble Charlotte, Caffe Siena, The Capital Grille, Chima, Coastal Kitchen & Bar, e2 emeril's eatery, Eight Sushi Asian Kitchen, Enso, Evoke, Fahrenheit, Fleming's, Luce, Malabar, The Mandrake small plates + wine, McCormick & Schmick's, Mimosa Grill, Morton's, Osso, Red Ginger, Ruth's Chris, Texicali, The Wooden Vine