Mom's 70th is coming up, and I'll be in town visiting. I used to live in Charlotte, but it's been quite a while. I want to take Mom out to a fancy place, but where?
We're still several months out, so plans are nowhere near firm. My brother might be putting something together which will make all this moot. There's also a possibility that the dinner will include my brother, his wife, and two kids, one of whom is a rambunctious 6-year-old. Maybe, maybe not, so I'd like suggestions for both scenarios.
Mom's tastes aren't fancy, but she would appreciate going to a fancy place. Money isn't a concern, really. If it were here in DC, I'd probably hit one of those nouvelle-Southern places like B. Smith's
or maybe Cashion's Eat Place
, you know, fancy but not imtimidating. Maybe just a nice steak house.