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Wine on Wheels Fundraiser; Sweet Chick Launches Brunch

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WEST VILLAGE ? On Saturday May 4, a whole bunch of sommeliers?including Michel Couvreux from Per Se and Jordan Salcito from the Momofuku family?will be pouring at Le Du's Wines on Washington Street as part of a fundraiser for the nonprofit Wheeling Forward. The event features hors d'oeuvres, a silent auction, and more, for $50 in advance or $70 at the door. Tickets available at the store or online. [EaterWire]

WILLIAMSBURG ? Chicken and waffles newcomer Sweet Chick is launching brunch this weekend. The brunch menu will have a number of Southern dishes like shrimp and grits, pork hash, and a waffle with ricotta and honey. [EaterWire]

NOLITA ? Speaking of Southern things, Birmingham, Ala. chef (and 2012 Beard winner for Best Chef: South) Chris Hastings will be at City Grit on Saturday, May 4, for a Southern seafood dinner. Tickets are $95. [EaterWire]

SHACK ATTACK ? For Burger Week, Eater National talks to Shake Shack CEO Randy Garutti on the growing chain's expansion. On what he and Danny Meyer ask themselves in making decisions: "Would you make the same decision if you were one restaurant? That keeps us being the anti-chain, it keeps us thinking small and using our culinary heritage. Decisions that affect this place need to be decided on as if it's only this place. This is the Upper East Side Shake Shack and decisions need to make sense here. And that makes it hard to grow." [Eater National]

Le Du's Wines

600 Washington St., New York, NY

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