When it comes to hurricanes, there’s no such thing as an East-West rivalry. So a collection of seriously top-notch restaurants in Seattle are banding together to cook a “New York feast” to benefit the place whose “vibrant and diverse food scene” makes it close to their hearts. For $75 (with all proceeds going to the American Red Cross for hurricane relief), participating restaurants will each cook a dish from their favorite New York eatery. Attendees get to try them all. Participants so far include Canlis, Dahlia Lounge, Hot Cakes, Lark, Madison Park Conservatory, Ma’Ono, Maria Hines Restaurants, Monsoon, RN74, Salumi, Skillet, Spur, and Staple+Fancy. Tini Bigs and Woodford Reserve will be making (you guessed it) Manhattans. The organizers at Tom Douglas Restaurants say menus should be online later this week.
New Jersey transplant Rachel Flotard of Visqueen and 638 Records will perform with friends, and there will be a “short and sweet” live auction. The event will be from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Nov. 20 at the Palace Ballroom, and tickets are available here.
If you know of other local Sandy fund-raisers, feel free to share them in the comments!