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Table 52 Brunch To Help Family Equality; Dolphin Shooting Instigating Changes; More

Plus, Chicago restaurants on new Travel Channel show; Carnivale's tequila dinner.

Table 52
Table 52

GOLD COAST—To counter the negativity from recent remarks by fashion designers Dolce & Gabbana regarding gay parenting, celebrity chef Art Smith and his husband Jesus Salgueiro are celebrating all families this Sunday, March 22 at Table 52. From Noon until 3:00 p.m. for that day's brunch service, Smith will match every dollar spent with a dollar donated to the charity Family Equality. [EaterWire]

BUCKTOWN—In light of the recent fatal shootings at Dolphin Nightclub, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is seeking swift action be taken against bars where violence occurs. Emanuel is looking to have businesses shut down immediately and indefinitely in these instances, only allowing them to re-open after appeals or approved action plans that would increase safety and security. Dolphin is the latest Chicago nightspot to come under fire for violence after the closing of Funky Buddha Lounge and troubles at Nouveau Tavern. [Tribune]

DVR ALERT—Food TV host Adam Richman is back with a new Travel Channel show, Man Finds Food, an episode of which will focus on Chicago. Richman will visit Scofflaw, Phil's Last Stand, A Tavola and La Sirena Clandestina to try off-menu items. Man Finds Food premieres Wednesday, April 1 with two back-to-back episodes from 8:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. (Chicago will be the second half-hour). [EaterWire]

FULTON MARKET—Carnivale is hosting a tequila tasting dinner next Wednesday, March 25. The menu, from chef Rodolfo Cuadros, will feature four courses served with tequila pairings. Call 312-850-5005 for more information. [EaterWire]


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