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Food events to benefit Italian earthquake victims

All profits from the bar and dining room at the Il Palio restaurant in Chapel Hill on Sept. 1 and 2 will be donated to the Italian Red Cross.
All profits from the bar and dining room at the Il Palio restaurant in Chapel Hill on Sept. 1 and 2 will be donated to the Italian Red Cross.

A couple Triangle restaurants are holding events to benefit the Italian earthquake victims.

Two hundred and ninety two people died in last Wednesday’s magnitude-6.0 earthquake; 242 were from Amatrice or nearby Accumoli.

Here are the details:

▪ All profits from the bar and dining room at the Il Palio restaurant at Siena Hotel in Chapel Hill on Sept. 1 and 2 will be donated to the Italian Red Cross. The menu feature an array of special dishes hailing from the regions in Italy affected by the earthquake, like the classic pasta Amatriciana from Matrice. Bacco Selections will also offer wine tastings, and 100 percent of Bacco Selections wine sales will support the Italian Red Cross. Guests can make reservations at ilpalio.com or at 919-918-2545.

▪ Raleigh’s Capri Restaurant will be selling pasta Amatriciana from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 4. The pasta will be $10 a plate, and will include a soda or wine for $5 a glass. Proceeds will be donated to the Italian Red Cross. Donations will also be accepted. Capri Restaurant is Northridge Business Park, 6325 Falls of Neuse Road, Raleigh, 919-878-4424, caprirest.com

Weigl: 919-829-4848;

Twitter: @andreaweigl

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