Take those munchkins out on the town tonight ... for free.
Noodles & Company is hosting "Tuesday family nights" tonight (and also Aug. 31, Sept.7, and Sept. 14), which means kids 12 and under get to eat free, from 5 to 9 pm.
Kids will get a free meal of noodles and a drink, and perhaps also a cookie or Rice Krispy Treat, as Noodles & Company will be sampling those items during family nights.
2201 South Blvd
8016 Providence Road
Looking for an alternative happy hour? Stop by Earth Fare in South Park for their Grapes and Hops event from 5:30 to 7:30 pm, Tuesday, March 16.
Wine and beer specialists will be pouring their favorite drinks, and the free event will feature Jazz music and hors d'oeuvres.
Earth Fare South Park
721 Governor Morrison Street Ste 110
Charlotte, NC 28211
If you want to try something different from the usual Uptown happy hour scene, check out The Wine Shop at Foxcroft down in South Park. The store not only sells wines by the bottle at wholesale prices, but they serve a multitude of wines by the glass, along with cheese, small plates, and desserts.
The Wine Shop is relaxing and comfortable with soft brown chairs around high-top tables and a little bar area serving up wines on tap. When I stopped by on a Wednesday after work, it was relatively quiet, so it was easy to carry on a conversation, which was nice. Service was attentive without being overbearing and the staff knew a lot about the wines. For $18, you can pick a sampling of three cheeses to enjoy with your wine check out these photos:
Wine Shop, 3/10/10
Happy hour at Zink American Kitchen means $2 select beers, a slider bar from 4 pm to close, and 1/2-price sushi from 5 to 7 pm, Monday through Friday. Here's what it all looks like:
Bar Bites Slider Menu
(available in bar only, Monday - Friday, 4 pm - close)
1 for $2.50
3 for $6.00
5 for $10.00
Daily beer special for just $2 more
Buttermilk Fried Chicken Slider with Pepper Jack cheese, Zink Ranch
American Wagyu Burger with Herb Aioli
Pulled Pork Slider with Carolina slaw
Street Side Tacos: Braised Pork, Beef Short Ribs, Spicy Braised Chicken, or Citrus & Ancho Mahi Mahi
(Monday Friday, 5 pm - 7 pm)
½ price in the bar and patio
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