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Drinking sweet tea from a sippy cup satiated your appetite as a kid, but as a grown-up, you need more substantial vittles to curb your cravings for Southern cuisine. At Sweet Tea's Restaurant and Catering, pay $10 for $20 to spend on food and drink, and quell those hankerings: Start off with down-home appetizers like fried green tomatoes or honey wasabi deviled eggs. Then, nosh on faves like country-fried steak, chicken and dumplings, or shrimp and grits -- all served with at least one side, such as mac and cheese or collard greens. Have Sweet Tea's cater your next event when you pay $25 for $50 to spend on catering services (or put that $50 toward food and drink, as well). Or, for $50, get $100 to spend on catering services only. Based in Pineville, the team from this biz will travel to select surrounding areas to provide your bash with eats worthy of being hailed from this side of the Mason-Dixon. Want more? Check out Sweet Tea's Restaurant and Catering on Facebook.
Pay $5 today and you'll get $10 to spend on food and drink from China Cafe, powered by Takeout & Delivery from LivingSocial. When cravings for chili-laced General Tso's chicken, tangy and tender Hunan beef, and sweet-and-sour pork set in, scholars and locals call upon this Chinese food outfit for salvation. Get underway with steamed dumplings or the crispy fried egg rolls, and then decide between gravy-topped chicken egg foo yong; mixed vegetables over rice; and moo shoo pork, crêpe-like pancakes filled with hoisin sauce and flavorful hunks of pork.
With a menu as inventive as this Plaza-Midwood restaurant's name, The Peculiar Rabbit is sure to elicit an initial curiosity, followed by a stream of rave reviews: • $20 for $40 to spend on food and drink • Serves classic English dishes infused with locally sourced Southern ingredients • Sister restaurant to Jackalope Jacks A Go-To Neighborhood Spot Boasting three floors, complete with a rooftop patio affording diners with a gorgeous view of the Uptown skyline, The Peculiar Rabbit serves gastropub/new American cuisine. Come in for brunch on Saturday or Sunday, and order up an omelette, eggs Benedict, or shrimp and grits, to name a few. Or, stop in for lunch and get a burger, shepherd's pie, or chicken and dumplings. For dinner, indulge in the braised rabbit leg, cider-braised pork belly, or PBR mussels and fries. Featured in Creative Loafing, this Plaza-Midwood spot also maintains 24 beers on tap -- stored at its first-floor bar and lifted to its second and third floor bars via dumbwaiter. Want more? Check out The Peculiar Rabbit on Facebook.