Dining Out for a Cause: Upcoming Fundraisers for Haiti
It was just days after a massive earthquake devastated Haiti that local restaurateur and Haitian TiGeorges LaGuerre held a fundraiser at his Echo Park chicken eatery, and in the days and weeks after many other Los Angeles restaurants have followed suit. While last weekend food truck enthusiasts had their pick of ways to eat and donate thanks to a 25-truck gathering at the TLofts in West L.A., this weekend and next there are plenty more opportunities to dine out for a cause.
Saturday January 30
This Saturday (and next) Nola Ice [website] will be donating 50% of their proceeds to Project Medishare. Co-owner Jillian DeFrehn was born and raised in Miami, a city with a profound connection to Haiti, and DeFrehn tells us that the crisis there has "hit a soft spot," which is why she's "trying to do what [she] can from over 3000 miles away!" You can chill out with their New Orleans style sno-ball treat, or warm up with their hot chocolate.