Chef Iliana de Vega, together with guest chef Gabriel Ibarra, executive chef from Cappy’s, Cappyccino and La Fonda on Maine, will host a dinner next Thursday night (9/28) at her restaurant, El Naranjo (85 Rainey St.), to raise money for relief efforts in her native Mexico following the devastating earthquake of last week.
The three-course dinner, along with mezcal, tequila and wine pairings, is $75 per person, and all proceeds will be donated to Citibanamex Compromiso Social which seeks to aid in Oaxaca and Mexico City earthquake relief. All funds raised will be matched dollar by dollar by Citibanamex Compromiso Social.
For more information or to RSVP call 512-474-2776 or through elnaranjorestaurant.com.
- Pueblo Viejo is accepting relief supplies to take to Morelos, Mexico
- Hyde Park taco truck Vaquero Taquero is using social media to direct customers to reputable relief organizations
If you know of other restaurants, bars or food trucks raising or collecting money or goods for relief efforts in Mexico, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.