Latitude Restaurant Group is hosting a fund-raiser for Hurricane Katrina victims. On Thursday, all Latitude restaurants (Mikado Downtown, Mikado Cottonwood, Kampai, Harry's at the E-Center, Hapa Grill Park City and Ichiban Sushi) will donate 100 percent of their sales to the American Red Cross. latituderg.com
Dairy Queen has teamed up with Children's Miracle Network to encourage customers to wear their hearts on their sleeves — or in this case, their wrists. Beginning Oct. 1, participating Dairy Queen restaurants nationwide will offer "Kids Helping Kids" glow-in-the-dark bracelets at $1 each to benefit Children's Miracle Network, a nationwide organization of hospitals that treats 17 million children a year. The bracelets also will be for sale through the end of the year at www.thedqlab.com.
The Union Jack, a British specialty foods store, reopened last week at 652 S. West Temple. The store, formerly called the British Pantry, underwent a changing of the guard with new ownership and a new name. Among the goodies imported from across the pond are British brand chocolate (Cadbury, Galaxy, Mars, Nestle), Walkers "crisps" (roast beef-flavored potato chips) and English tea.
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