The Hump Restaurant Closes, Limited Edition Wine and The Big Raffle in Today's Eater's Digest
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This is the last week to get to Joe's Farm Grill to take advantage of great food specials and to be entered in The Big Raffle. Watch "Real Deal Fast Food" on the Food Network (the episode featuring the Gilbert restaurant airs again on March 26 at 7 pm), and then pay them a visit and participate in Triple-D Trivia Week.
Fill out the trivia quiz and if you get all of the questions right, you will be entered in The Big Raffle. The Drawing takes place Saturday, March 27th, the grand prize is a $1000 gift card good at Joe's Farm Grill and Joe's Real BBQ.
From now until April 25, The Capital Grille is offering an exclusive Artist Series Cabernet Sauvignon hand-selected by master Sommelier George Miliotes. Artist Dean J. Baer's "At Peace" painting will grace the label of every bottle. $25 of every bottle purchased will be donated to Share Our Strength, a national charity committed to ended childhood hunger in America. For more information, visit The Capital Grille's site here.
Since being accused of selling whale meat, Santa Monica restaurant "The Hump" has closed its doors after a 12 year run. The team that produced the Oscar winning documentary "The Cove" brought the accusations after visiting the elite eatery and sending samples to the University of Oregon, where tests confirmed that what they were served was indeed not only whale but horse as well. Click here to read to full story.
Hooray for springtime colds! If you fall into the category of people who can go all winter without being sick but the second it hits 80 degrees you get a cold, this is for you. Thylehogichi (which is short for Thyme, lemon, honey, ginger, chili tea) will be sure to have you feeling good as new in no time, or at the very least clear your sinuses while you're drinking it.
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