(333 N. Charles St.,  962-8560), where lunch is being served 11
, Monday through Friday. Plates, founded by Dogwood owners Bridget and Galen Sampson, offers professional, hands-on experience plus life-skills counseling and case management for folks in transition from addiction, incarceration, or homelessness.
The Sampsons have been hands-on in both the restaurant and the non-profit, of which Galen Sampson is also Head Chef-Trainer, so it makes sense that they need to juggle both restaurant hours and their time. But if you liked the Dogwood's lunches, don't despair. In an e-mail, Bridget Sampson confides that "Chef Sampson has shared all of his Dogwood lunch recipes with Plates."