Restaurant events around the area this week include Wednesday night’s Outlaw Bash at Brickhouse Tavern, a ribbon cutting (and free frozen yogurt) at Red Mango in Davidson Saturday, and another in a series of guest bartender nights at Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse, this month featuring Davidson Mayor John Woods. Meanwhile, Toast Cafe has officially opened its second location – in Charlotte’s Dilworth neighborhood.
Outlaw Bash at the Brickhouse, Wednesday, Nov. 2, 5 p.m.-1:30 a.m., Brickhouse Tavern, 209 Delburg St., Davidson – Appearance by World of Outlaws winged sprint car drivers Steve Kinser, Donny Schatz, Kerry Madison and others from 5-7 p.m. Live music and entertainment from 9:30 p.m.-1:30 a.m. Live broadcast of radio show Winged Nation from 7-9 p.m. Information: Call 704-987-2022.
Guest bartender Mayor John Woods, Thursday, Nov. 3, 7-10 p.m., Flatiron Kitchen + Taphouse, 215 S. Main St., Davidson – Davidson Mayor John Woods is this month’s celebrity bartender, pouring beer in exchange for tips to the Ada Jenkins Center, a regional community services center on Davidson’s west side. He’ll be pouring some of the new beers on tap, including: Flat Rock Hopstar, American IPA, Smithton, Pa.; Palm Amber, Belgium Amber, Belgium; Southern Tier Unearthly, Imperial IPA, Lakewood, N.Y.; Shiner Bock, Bock, Shiner, Texas; and SteenBrugge Tripel, Belgium Tripel, Belgium. Flatiron info.
Red Mango ribbon-cutting and grand opening, Saturday, Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m., Red Mango, Davidson Commons Shopping Center, Griffith and Jetton streets, Davidson – Grand opening for the frozen yogurt shop, which opened earlier this month. Mayor John Woods cuts a ribbon at 10:30, then customers get free frozen yogurt 11-2.
Toast Cafe now open in Dilworth – Toast Cafe, which has its flagship store on Main Street in Davidson, opened its second location on Oct. 24 at 2400 Park Road in Charlotte’s Dilworth neighborhood. They’re open Monday through Friday from 7am to 3pm, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 2:30pm. Dinner hours are coming soon. Call Toast of Dilworth at 704-215-4166 for more information. The menu is the same as Davidson, available online: toastcafeonline.com
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