365 Things to Do in Memphis #114: Dine Out For Life

Posted by Holly Whitfield | April 23rd 2019 2719 0

Go ahead and make your dinner plans for this week – assignment #114 on the 365 Things to Do in Memphis list is to participate in the annual Dine Out For Life week, which benefits the local Friends For Life chapter.

Here’s how it works: on the last week in April every year, Friends for Life releases a list of local restaurants who have been generous enough to offer some of their proceeds as a donation to Friends for Life. You go eat, and you’re giving back.

For 2019, Dine Out For Life Week is April 22 – 28. You eat at one of the participating restaurants, and a portion of the proceeds goes to the Friends for Life group, which works to prevent the spread of HIV and help those affected by HIV/AIDS live well.

Here’s the list. Special shout-out to Fratelli’s Cafe inside the Botanic Gardens, which will donate 75 percent of their all their sales during lunch to Friends for Life.

RESTAURANTS DONATING 75% OF SALES
(Excluding bar sales and beverages unless noted)

Fratelli’s Cafe at the Botanic Gardens – Lunch – All Week – All Sales

 

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RESTAURANTS DONATING 50% OF SALES
(Excluding bar sales and beverages unless noted)

Libro at Laurelwood – Brunch – Sunday, April 28
RP Tracks – Dinner – Thursday, April 25

RESTAURANTS DONATING 25% OF SALES
(Excluding bar sales and beverages unless noted)

Dru’s Place – Food Sales Only – All Week, Every Day
Raw Girls, Inc – Date TBD
The Second Line – Lunch – Monday through Saturday

Sunday, April 21
Zebra Lounge – Sing Along – Sunday, April 21

Monday
Interim – Dinner – Monday, April 22
Rawk’N Grub – Lunch & Dinner – Monday, April 22
Restaurant Iris – Dinner – Monday, April 22

Tuesday
Alchemy – Dinner – Tuesday, April 23
Beauty Shop – Dinner – Tuesday, April 23
Majestic Grille – Lunch & Dinner – Tues. April 23 (and Wed April 24)

Wednesday 
Deli On The Square – Lunch – Wednesday, April 24
Andrew Michael Italian Kitchen – Dinner – Wednesday, April 24
Beauty Shop – Dinner – Wednesday, April 24
Catherine and Mary’s – Dinner – Wednesday, April 24
Hog and Hominy – Lunch & Dinner – Wednesday, April 24
Majestic Grille – Lunch & Dinner – Wed April 24 (and Tues. April 23)
Mollie Fontaine Lounge – Weds., April 24 and Thurs., April 25
The Gray Canary – Dinner – Wednesday, April 24

Thursday
Mulan Asian Bistro CY – Lunch – Thursday, April 25
Cafe Society – Lunch and Dinner – Thursday, April 25
McEwen’s On Monroe – Thursday, April 25
Mollie Fontaine Lounge – Weds., April 24 and Thurs., April 25

Friday
Midtown Crossing Grill – Dinner- Fri, April 26 (and Sat, April 27 All Sales)

Saturday
Midtown Crossing Grill – Dinner-  Sat, April 27 All Sales (and Friday)

Sunday
Grecian Gourmet – Lunch – Sunday, April 28

Restaurant Iris


Author: Holly Whitfield

I write about what’s going on with Memphis music, food, arts, events, sports, people, and culture. Memphians love Elvis and barbeque with a passion that must be seen to be believed, but there is so much more to this place.

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  1. Amanda Kohr says:

    We've got two more late-comers to add!
    The Beauty Shop Restaurant – 25% of food & non-alcohol at dinner
    Mollie Fontaine Lounge – 25% of food & non-alcohol at dinner

    Dine Out, Fight AIDS!

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