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Where to Eat Out For Sandy Relief in New York City

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12_34122012_10_hasmaps%20%281%29.jpegRestaurants all over New York are raising funds for the Red Cross and other relief organizations in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. Some eating and drinking establishments are also collecting canned goods and other supplies, to aid the recovery in the Rockaways and other hard-hit areas. Here's a map of where to eat to support the relief effort, and restaurants that are accepting donations. Please, by all means, if you know of a restaurant to add to this map , send that information to the tipline. Eater will update this map all week.

Note: Some of these offers were only available over the weekend. They have been moved to the bottom of the list, but are preserved here for posterity.

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Highlands will host a Hurricane Sandy benefit this Saturday, November 10 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. All profits from the bar will go to New York Cares Hurricane Response. Highlands will also host a silent auction that afternoon.

Union Square Cafe

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Union Square Cafe is now offering a seasonal aperitif called "The SoPo," which is made with apple brandy, pear, vermouth, and cardamom-infused whiskey. All proceeds from the drink will go to benefit City Harvest's Hurricane Sandy relief effort. The drink is $14.50, and it will be served until next Tuesday.

Frank Prisinzano's restaurant will be collecting coats during the weekly Thursday night aperitivo happy hour (6 p.m. to 8 p.m.) to distribute to Sandy victims. Also, all profits made from the cocktail sales during that happy hour will go to the Bowery Mission, and cash donations will be accepted as well.

Guy's American Kitchen * Bar

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KEWLNESS: Next Monday and Tuesday (November 12 and 13), Guy’s American Kitchen and Bar will donate 50 percent of all proceeds to the American Red Cross. Watch a video from Guy Fieri here.

Empellon Taqueria

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Empellon is donating $1 from each margarita ordered to Hurricane Sandy relief. The bar is also serving a special FU Sandy cocktail, with $2 going to Sandy relief.

Radegast Hall & Biergarten

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Tonight and tomorrow night, from 4 p.m. till close, Radegast will donate proceeds from the following beers to the people of Breezy Point: St. Feuillien, La Trappe Dubbel, Radeberger, Hovels, Blanche De Bruxelles, and Hofbrau.

Carmine's

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Carmine's is offering a special "Carmine’s Cares" cocktail right now. The restaurant is donating $1 from every drink sold to the American Red Cross’s Hurricane Sandy relief effort. The deal is good from now till next Tuesday.

Jimmy's No. 43

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Jimmy's No. 4 will be hosting an election night party tomorrow night, where guests can donate $10 at the door for $5 domestic draft beers all night. The $10 donations will go to benefit the Red Cross.

Shake Shack

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From now till November 11, every Shake Shack location will be offering a special black-and-white cookie-inspired "Rally Shake" for $5.50. Shake Shack will donate $2 to the Red Cross for every shake sold.

This Must Be The Place

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Andrew Tarlow's restaurant group is accepting donations at Thus Must Be the Place, the art space above Marlow & Sons (on the third floor at 81 Broadway). One of the team members writes in: "We have been sending carloads of stuff to the Rockaways and will continue to support relief efforts wherever and whenever we can. We will have a matching program soon for donations with our staff and guests." Right now the organizers are looking for volunteers, especially people with cars with gas who can head out to the Rockaways. In terms of supplies, they're looking for: ready to eat food that can be distributed easily (like sandwiches and granola bars), candles, batteries, flashlights, winter gear, towels, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, diapers, water. Marlow & Sons is also one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

The Queens Kickshaw

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The Queens Kickshaw will donate 100 percent of its profits from this Thursday to the Red Cross.

On Monday, November 5, Jen Carroll, Kevin Sbraga, Dale Talde, and Angelo Sosa will cook a meal at Anejo Tequileria in Hell's Kitchen to raise money for the Red Cross. The dinner will include four courses (one from each chef), with cocktail pairings. The price is $100, and all of the proceeds will go to the Red Cross. Make a reservation by emailing rsvp@anejonyc.com or by calling 212-920-4770.

Seersucker

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On Monday, November 5, Seersucker will host an "Eat Pork, Help New York" to benefit the Red Hook Initiative. The kitchen will be serving roast pork sandwiches with green tomato barbecue sauce for $10 a pop, eat-in or take out, and the team will put out a jar for more donations. Owner Kerry Diamond tells Eater: "It will be a super casual night since we're usually closed on Monday nights. Chef Rob Newton will bartend and staff from Seersucker and Smith Canteen will be helping out." All of the proceeds will go to the Red Hook Initiative.

On November 7, George Mendes, Marco Canora, Seamus Mullen, and Andrew Carmellini will prepare dishes at a benefit at Aldea called NYC FoodFlood. Tickets for this five-course meal are $300, and guests are invited to donate whatever else they can on top of that. All proceeds wil go towards local communities in need. In the days following the dinner, these chefs will prepare hot food and drive it out to the outer-borough neighborhoods that were hit hard by the storm. Email nycfoodflood@gmail.com to make a reservation.

Diner is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Arthur on Smith

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Chef Joe Isidori writes in: "Arthur on Smith and By Brooklyn are spear heading a great cause....We have united all of our locals businesses to start spreading the word so we can raise some money for Red Hook." The name of the charity is "South Brooklyn Unites." Arthur on Smith will be donating 10 percent of all profits today, and 100 percent of the profits from all Sixpoint & Red Hook Winery sales Monday through Friday to the cause. Click on the flier for a full list of participating shops and businesses.

The Meatball Shop

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The Meatballers just started a "balls for blankets" initiative. If bring a blanket to any location of The Meatball Shop, you will get a free order of "naked" meatballs. The blankets will be distributed to Hurricane Sandy victims in the NYC area.

Park Avenue Autumn

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Chef Kevin Lasko and writer Jen Murphy will host a special dinner on Sunday, November 11, to raise funds for their hometown of Point Pleasant, NJ. The suggested donation for this four course meal with wine pairings is $150, with all proceeds going to Point Pleasant. Baldor, Strassburger Meats, and Empire Merchants have all donated products for this dinner.

The Meatball Shop

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The Meatballers just started a "balls for blankets" initiative. If bring a blanket to any location of The Meatball Shop, you will get a free order of "naked" meatballs. The blankets will be distributed to Hurricane Sandy victims in the NYC area.

The owner of Kilo writes in: "Today and tomorrow we will be donating all of our gross profits to Hurricane Sandy relief organizations via the Red Cross."

The Meatball Shop

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The Meatballers just started a "balls for blankets" initiative. If bring a blanket to any location of The Meatball Shop, you will get a free order of "naked" meatballs. The blankets will be distributed to Hurricane Sandy victims in the NYC area.

Telepan

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On November 5, Telepan will host a dinner in the restaurant's PDR with all proceeds going to benefit the Mayor's fund for Hurricane Sandy Relief. The meal will feature four-courses of Telepan classics, plus wine for $200. Call 212-580-4300 to make a reservation.

Chez Moi

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The owner of Chez Moi writes in: " We are donating all profit of tomorrow’s sales to the Red Hook Initiative. We will have a band playing Gipsy jazz music from 7 to 11 p.m."

Nitehawk Cinema

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Nitehawk is accepting donations for the Red Cross all this week. The owners will match funds dollar for dollar. Nitehawk is also one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Casa Pomona

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Casa Pomono will host a dinner to benefit New York Cares' Hurricane Sandy Relief Fund on November 5 at 7 p.m. Guest chef Fabrizia Lanza will prepare the meal with executive chef Jodi Bernhard. The dinner, which includes wine pairings, is $75. Email info@casapomonanyc.com to make a reservation.

Pies 'n' Thighs

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From the restaurant's Twitter account: "Pies 'n' Thighs is donating $1 of every chicken and pork box this month to Red Cross for #Sandy relief. Let's do this." One of the team members also tells Eater: "We're collecting nonperishable food donations, water, and other supplies for those in the Rockaways. We're also collecting blankets for Hoboken." Pies 'n' Thighs is also one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

This popular new East Village Thai restaurant will donate 20 percent of the proceeds from all meals on Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday nights to the Red Cross. Chef Hong Thaimee notes: "New York is home for us. It is important that we support and help our neighbors and those who are in need...This is our chance to serve others and give back."

Cafe Colette

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Cafe Colette is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Brooklyn Brewery

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On Monday evening, Brooklyn Brewery will host a party for its new beer, which is called There Will Be Black. Garrett Oliver and his crew are asking guests to bring either a $10 donation for hurricane relief, or one of the items on the Brooklyn Kitchen's supply list for the Rockaways.

Gwynnett Street

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Gwynnett St. is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

The Brooklyn Star

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The Brooklyn Star is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Yorkville Creperie

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From the restaurant's Twitter account yesterday: "@yorkcreperie is OPEN for business! We are also collecting donations from the #UES to donate to #sandyrelief #sandy #donations"

All locations of Chop't above 24th Street are offering a special promotion for people that have donated to the Red Cross: show that you donated, receive a free drink or a snack.

Hot Bread Almacen

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Hot Bread Almacen is offering pay-what-you-can bread now through the next week. Also, the bakery is donating bread to organizations that can pick up the loaves themselves. E-mail rachael@hotbreadkitchen.org to arrange a pick-up.

Best Pizza

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Best Pizza is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Shake Shack

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From now till November 11, every Shake Shack location will be offering a special black-and-white cookie-inspired "Rally Shake" for $5.50. Shake Shack will donate $2 to the Red Cross for every shake sold.

Maison Premiere

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Maison Premiere is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Shake Shack

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From now till November 11, every Shake Shack location will be offering a special black-and-white cookie-inspired "Rally Shake" for $5.50. Shake Shack will donate $2 to the Red Cross for every shake sold.

Parish Hall

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Parish Hall is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.

Tuffet is one of many North Brooklyn restaurants participating in Dine out Williamsburg on November 8. Part of the gross sales that night will go to benefit the Red Cross's Sandy relief effort.