A good cause is around the corner to satisfy your taste buds and conscience.
On August 28, Carpenter’s Shelter will host their biggest summer event — their Cook-off Pop-up at ALX Community (201 N. Union Street). The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. and showcases offerings from about 20 area restaurants with proceeds benefiting the nonprofit, which provides temporary housing and support for more than 600 families and individuals every year.
Advance tickets cost $20 for kids and $50 for adults, and at the door cost $25 for kids and $75 for adults.
The Jones Point Band will provide live entertainment, and the evening will include raffles and silent auctions.
Participating restaurants include:
- Wagon Wheel Truck
- Hard Times Cafe
- Mia’s Italian Kitchen
- What The Chef
- GreeneStreet Sweets
- Summers Flavors
- Misha’s Coffeehouse and Roaster
- Pork Barrel BBQ
- Union Street Public House
- The Warehouse
- Whiskey & Oyster
- King’s Ransom
- Anna Sudha Community Kitchens
- Bittersweet Catering
- Cocolita Mexican Cuisine
- Ruby’s Jamaican Kitchen
- Nando’s PERi-PERi Chicken
- Monterey’s Pizza
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