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Two Hosts UN86'd Benefit; West Town Bakery's Doughssants & Coffee Giveaway; More

WEST TOWN—Two will host a benefit dinner this Sunday, September 8 for the industry charity UN86'D. Two's chef Tom Van Lente, along with Aaron Thebault (Girl & the Goat), Derek Simcik (Atwood Café) and John Manion (La Sirena Clandestina) will join together on passed appetizers for the dinner's cocktail hour and then each prepare a course on their own (which will all come from one whole Mangalitsa pig). The dinner is $90 per person (including beer and cocktails), doors open at 5 p.m., dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. Reservations can be made by calling 312-624-8363. [EaterWire]

RIVER NORTH—West Town Bakery will give away 500 of their new fall flavor doughssants and 500 small cups of Passion House Coffee Roasters coffee this Friday, September 6 beginning at 7 a.m. until they're gone. Pastry Chef Chris Teixeira's doughssants will be available in three flavors (S'mores, Apple Butter, and Pumpkin Cream Cheese) and will go on sale the day after for $4 a piece. Visit West Town Bakery's walkup window on Ohio street to get yours. [EaterWire]

NOBLE SQUARE—If you're going to this weekend's A.V. Fest/Hideout Block Party (September 6 & 7), you've probably been wondering what food options will be available to you. Wonder no more as food trucks The Slide Ride, Tamale Spaceship, Taquero Fusion, Bridgeport Pasty and Big Star will be on site. Also cooking on the festival grounds will be Goose Island Brew Pub, Urb Garden and County BBQ, as well as ice cream from Jeni's. $70 two-day passes and single-day tickets for both days still remain. [AV Club]

ELSTON CORRIDOR—Speaking of the Hideout Block Party, nearby Ada St. will be hosting the musicians playing that weekend. So if you ever dreamed of sharing a drink with Neko Case, Mavis Staples or The Walkmen, perhaps this weekend will turn that dream into a reality. [EaterWire]


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