Eat, drink and contribute.
BUY ONE, TAKE ONE, GIVE ONE. Through Wednesday, buy a classic pasta at any Maggiano’s restaurant and you’ll not only get one free, but Maggiano’s will make a meal donation to Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity.
BE SWEET TO THE KIDS. Through Dec. 31, every sale of mini key lime pie, $8, or another selected dessert at C-House of the Magnificent Mile benefits the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago. The hospital will receive $1 for each dessert sold.
GREAT STEAK. Donate $25 to the Greater Chicago Food Depository in the “Great Chicago Steak Out,” and you’ll get an entry in their raffle for a chance to win dinner at one of Chicago’s great steakhouses every month for a year. The fundraiser is sponsored by the Chicago Private Dining Steakhouse Group, which includes Benny’s Chop House, The Capital Grille – Chicago, Carmichael’s Chicago Steak House, The Chicago Firehouse, David Burke’s Primehouse, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, Ditka’s, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Winebar, Gibson’s Bar & Steakhouse, The Grill on the Alley, The Grillroom Chophouse & Winebar, Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, Lawry’s The Prime Rib, Mastro’s Steakhouse, Michael Jordan’s Steak House, Morton’s The Steakhouse, The Palm Restaurant, Phil Stefani’s 437 Rush, Ruth’s Chris Steak House, Shula’s Steak House, Smith & Wollensky, Stetson’s Chop House, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, III Forks and Wildfire Steaks, Chops & Seafood.