Catering to pizza and steak lovers, new restaurants are expanding the citys menu.
Two new Benginos Pizza locations have opened, serving pizza, subs and wings.
The one at 511 E. Dupont Road, in the former Hungry Howies Pizza, is open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily.
The location at 5825 Maplecrest Road, the former Marcos Pizza, is open 4 to 10 p.m. daily.
Quaker Steak & Lube, 407 Coliseum Blvd. W., has an official opening date: 3 p.m. Aug. 10.
The restaurant, part of a national chain, has renovated the former Don Pablos. It will also have bar and patio seating.
The menu will feature steaks, steak burgers, ribs, wings (with a choice of 20 sauces), flatbreads, sandwiches, salads, soups and desserts.
It also has a childrens menu.
Taste of world at wine workshop
Sample six wines from around the world during a tasting workshop Aug. 11 at the Continuum Art Gallery, 125 W. Wayne St.
Dan and Krista Stockman will discuss regional pairings – including those from Austria, Chile and New Zealand – and give tips on finding new wines.
The workshop, catered by JK ODonnells, begins at 7 p.m.
Advance registration ($35) is required.
To register, call IPFWs Division of Continuing Studies at 481-6619 or go to www.ipfw.edu/dcs.
Peony Tea House celebrates 5 years
Raise your teacup to Peony Tea House, 503 W. Wayne St., which will celebrate its fifth anniversary Aug. 6.
From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., enjoy cucumber, watercress and egg salad tea sandwiches; a variety of teas; cheddar cheese puffs; and scones, pastries and other baked goods.
The meal is $15.12, which includes tax and gratuity.
Reservations are required; call 426-4832.
Regular hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays to Fridays. Reservations are recommended.
Halls Tavern at Coventry, 5745 Coventry Lane, will have a single-malt scotch tasting with appetizers from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday. Admission is $30. Cigars will be for sale. Reservations are required; call 459-2893.
La Margarita, 2713 S. Calhoun St., temporarily will be closed from Monday to Aug. 9, while owner Leo Ochoa is on vacation. It will reopen at 11 a.m. Aug. 10.