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Haute Sausage Opens Storefront; Firecakes' Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie Doughnut; More

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LOOP—Haute Sausage, the out-of-the-ordinary gourmet sausage truck (of which there are currently three), has now opened a physical location that seats 24 guests. Dishes include Boerewors Chakalaka (beef and lamb sausage with Chakalaka, a spicy, South African mix of onions, tomatoes and beans). Plans are in the works to host pop-up dinners with guest chefs. [Zagat]

RIVER NORTH—Firecakes' Jonathan Fox has unleashed a new pumpkin cake donut covered in sugar with pumpkin puree, pie spices, topped with pumpkin pie filling and candied pecans, dubbed The Old Fashioned Pumpkin Pie. The donut is $2.97 daily until there are no more left. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—October's "Taco for Strength" at Mercadito features Tom Van Lente's (TWO) duck confit tacos with tomatillo salsa, pickled corn, and ricotta salata. Order for lunch ($12.50 for three) or dinner ($16.50 for four) and five percent of the sales are donated to Share Our Strength. Call 312-329-9555 for reservations. [EaterWire]

WEST TOWN—Duran European Sandwiches will donate 50 percent of its total profits to the Chicago Artists Coalition this upcoming weekend. Stop in Saturday, November 2 from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. or Sunday, November 3 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. to grab a sandwich and support Chicago's artist community. [EaterWire]
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335 S. Franklin St., Chicago, IL

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