MURRAY HILL — On Labor Day Salvation Taco is throwing an "End of Summer Fiesta" on its rooftop. There will be drink specials like $10 sangria and frozen margaritas, plus snacks like sticky rice tamales and elotes. The roof opens for drinks at 2 p.m., but the food won't be available until 5:30 p.m. Meanwhile downstairs, Salvation Taco will also be serving the weekend brunch menu starting at 11 a.m. [EaterWire]
EAST VILLAGE — Porsena Extra Bar is hosting its last taco night of the summer this Sunday. From 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m. get a choice of two tacos for $7 from a menu that includes fillings like duck confit mole verde and fried shrimp. [EaterWire]
NOLITA — The Cleveland is hosting a three-course meal to celebrate the fall releases from Donkey and Goat Winery. The menu has yet to be determined, but will include some dishes from the regular menu as well as some plates made specially to pair with the wine. Dinner is $70 per person, and $5 of that goes to benefit The Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals. [EaterWire]
FREAKOUTS — Charlie Trotter allegedly threw a bunch of teenage photography students out of the now-shuttered Charlie Trotter's in Chicago, after having given them permission to use the space as a gallery. The students claim that, among other things, Trotter used "gay slurs" and locked all their equipment and photographs in the gallery. Eater National has the full story, and a news clip of the possibly drunk Trotter trying to explain himself.
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