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Three Aces Fundraiser; Aviary's New 'In the Rocks;' More

TAYLOR STREET—On Sunday night, Three Aces will hold a fundraiser for bartender Raquel LeDuc, who was the victim of an attack and was shot in the abdomen last month. She's doing well, but has a pile of medical bills. Pop by between 9 p.m. and 2 p.m. There will even be a Death's Door Punch Off. [312DD]

FULTON MARKETCharles Joly has started tweaking the cocktail offerings at The Aviary. First up: He modified the popular In the Rocks, which had been inspired by an Old Fashioned. Now it's an adapted version of a Vieux Carre with a Peychaud's Bitters ice sphere, rye whiskey, sweet vermouth, proof Cognac and Benedictine. [Facebook]

RIVER NORTH—It's Wine on Wednesday tonight at MK from 6 to 9. For $25, enjoy pours of various California wines like Nickel & Nickel '08 Syrah, Dumol '10 Viognier and Schramsberg '09 blanc de blancs, with small bites. [EaterWire]

VARIOUS LOCATIONS—The Lynn Sage Foundation's In Good Taste campaign to raise funds for breast cancer research takes place throughout October at more than 140 restaurants around Chicago, like Boka, Chicago Cut, Tiny Lounge, the Publican, Gemini Bisto, Quartino and many more. [EaterWire]

The Aviary [Photo: Barry Brecheisen]

Three Aces

1320 W Taylor Street, Chicago, IL 60607 312 243 1577 Visit Website

mk The Restaurant

868 N Franklin Street, Chicago, IL 60610 312 482 9179 Visit Website


1729 North Halsted Street, , IL 60614 (312) 337-6070 Visit Website

Tiny Lounge

4352 N Leavitt Street, Chicago, IL 60618 773 463 0396 Visit Website


2075 North Lincoln Avenue, , IL 60614 (773) 525-2522 Visit Website

Quartino Ristorante & Wine Bar

626 N State Street, Chicago, IL 60611 312 698 5000 Visit Website