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Eight Acts of Kindness From Restaurateurs Post-Sandy

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In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, chefs, restaurateurs, and shop owners all over the city have offered food and whatever help they can to the people in their communities. Here's a roundup of some recent kind acts from the restaurant world:

1) A Facebook update from The Drink in Brooklyn:

2) The truffles are gone, but Andrew Carmellini feeds his neighborhood with other food:

3) Chef/restaurateur Sam Hazen of Veritas writes in:

Veritas is closed due to the power issue, but our wines are aging well and we cannot wait to re-open. The saving grace was Mark Pastore from LaFrieda Meats, who was kind enough to take our meats, not to mention send us boxes as well to pack them, send a refrigerated truck, have his driver help us load the truck, bring them back to their warehouse, store them in the walk-in, and deliver them back when we open back up. That is a purveyor and chef relationship that will make any chef smile. Thank you Pat and Mark.

4) The team from Num Pang gave away sandwiches earlier today:

5) The owners of Fort Defiance hosted a communal cookout yesterday with their friends at Home/Made:

[Photos: Lockhart Steele]

6) Lonestar Taco headed downtown to feed the people in the South Street Seaport today:

7) The chefs and owners of Northern Spy. Food Co. cooked their remaining food and served it to the community for free on Tuesday:

8) Brooklyn's favorite kitchen supply store is planning a trip to the Rockaways tomorrow:

Know of any other restaurant world do-gooding? Send that info to the tipline.

· All Coverage of Hurricane Sandy [~ENY~]

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