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Publican's Food Drive; Jewel Reducing Plastic; Connect With Rustic House; Arami's Japan Relief

WEST LOOP—Bring canned goods and non-perishable items to the Publican this Saturday between 1:30 and 3:30 during their spring food drive for Greater Chicago Food Depository. Everyone who donates will gets snacks from the Publican and Hannah's Bretzel along with beer from 3 Floyds, and you'll get entered into a raffle to win a series of dinners for two at Publican, avec and Blackbird. [EaterWire]

EVERYWHERE—Hate plastic bags? Jewel is doing its part to reduce waste by using single bags instead of double bagging and encouraging shoppers to bring their own. [CBB]

LINCOLN PARK—Follow the progress of Jason Paskewitz's Rustic House on the just-launched website and Twitter feed for the restaurant. [EaterWire]

WEST TOWNArami has partnered with Tenzing Wine & Spirits to support the Japanese American Service Committee. Starting tomorrow and running through the end of April, proceeds from each glass of premium Shichi Hon Yari Junmai sake will go to JASC's earthquake relief fund. [EaterWire]

Rustic House

1967 N Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60614 312 929 3227 Visit Website


1829 West Chicago Avenue, , IL 60622 (312) 243-1535 Visit Website

The Publican

837 West Fulton Market, , IL 60607 (312) 733-9555 Visit Website

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