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Summer Social Night-Of Eats

Cara Staff

The Cara Summer Social presented by Slalom, Advanced Group, and The Beebe Family is coming up fast and we want to ensure you stay well-fed during our signature foodie event. Our night-of eats are now on sale from the same restaurants and chefs that will take part in our virtual event, along with a few other restaurant friends. Place your orders early for pickup ahead of our Summer Social on Thursday, August 27. Click here to join our virtual social event of the summer!!

Haymarket Pub & Brewery

737 W. Randolph, Chicago

Haymarket prides themselves on their famous made-from-scratch pizza dough, which is a combination of red winter wheat, San Francisco Bay salt, love, and time. This meal kit gives you all the ingredients for two tavern-style spicy pepperoni pizzas and a six-pack of the Haymarket SpeakersWagon® Pilsner – a crisp, straw-colored lager. Follow along with Chef Christopher and make your pies during our virtual Cara Summer Social!
Price: $35 with 15% of proceeds going towards Cara
How to Order: Click here to order.
Order Deadline: DEADLINE EXTENDED! Order Thursday, August 27 for pickup before 5 pm.

Dimo’s Pizza

Wicker Park: 1615 N. Damen Ave., Chicago
Wrigleyville: 3643 N. Clark St., Chicago

Dimo’s believes that pizza can only be as relevant, radical, and creative as the people who make it, support it, and love it. That’s what makes them a standout pizza shop with a mission to champion unity, development, and justice.
How to Order: Click here to order online or call 773-525-4580. 20% of orders will be donated to Cara when you use code CARASOCIAL online or mention while ordering by phone.
Order Deadline: Orders accepted the night of Summer Social for pickup or delivery.

Split-Rail

2500 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago

Enjoy a high-end take on comfort food from the comfort of your home with this West Town staple’s famous fried chicken and all the essential sides, sauces, and more.
How to Order: Click here to view their menu online. 20% of orders will be donated to Cara only for orders placed by phone at 773-697-4413. Simply mention this order is for the Cara Summer Social when ordering. Pickup only.
Order Deadline: Orders accepted Thursday, August 27 for pickup between 4 pm and 8 pm.

Santa Masa

2949 W. Belmont, Chicago

Choose from a selection of homemade tamales from this new Tamaleria in Avondale from Chef Danny Espinoza. A Chicago staple, you can mix and match from Tamales Verdes de Pollo (green chicken), Tamales Rojos de Pollo (red chicken), Tamales de Rajas (poblano and queso), or Vegan Tamales (poblano). Additional menu items and sauces are also available. These tamales will pair perfectly with the Eggplant Ceviche Chef Danny will walk you through in our virtual Summer Social (pictured above).
Price: $1.50 each or 12 for $15 with 10% of sales going to Cara
How to Order: Click here to order.
Order Deadline: Wednesday, August 26. Curbside pickup or delivery available (additional costs for delivery depending on area) starting Monday, August 24.

Girl & The Goat

820 W. Randolph, Chicago

This ready-to-cook meal kit is started in the kitchen of legendary Chicago Chef Stephanie Izard and finished in yours. This kit includes 1 braised pork shank with Herb Yogurt, Smoked Tomato, and Rhubarb Chimichurri. Also includes Girl & the Goat’s iconic Green beans with a bottle of This Little Goat Southeast Asia sauce. AND as a bonus, chocolate chip cookie dough to make your own cookies! Follow along with Chef Stephanie as she walks you through her iconic green beans during the virtual Cara Summer Social.
Price: $65 with a percentage of profits going towards Cara
How to Order: Click here to order.
Out of towners can click here to order the kit for 4 people.
Order Deadline: Wednesday, August 26 at 9 am. Pick up on August 25, 26, or 27.

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Dimo’s Pizza

Wicker Park: 1615 N. Damen Ave., Chicago
Wrigleyville: 3643 N. Clark St., Chicago

Dimo’s believes that pizza can only be as relevant, radical, and creative as the people who make it, support it, and love it. That’s what makes them a standout pizza shop with a mission to champion unity, development, and justice.
How to Order: Click here to order online or call 773-525-4580. 20% of orders will be donated to Cara when you use code CARASOCIAL online or mention while ordering by phone.
Order Deadline: Orders accepted the night of Summer Social for pickup or delivery.

Split-Rail

2500 W. Chicago Ave., Chicago

Enjoy a high-end take on comfort food from the comfort of your home with this West Town staple’s famous fried chicken and all the essential sides, sauces, and more.
How to Order: Click here to view their menu online. 20% of orders will be donated to Cara only for orders placed by phone at 773-697-4413. Simply mention this order is for the Cara Summer Social when ordering. Pickup only.
Order Deadline: Orders accepted Thursday, August 27 for pickup between 4 pm and 8 pm.

On Finding Your Best Friend

Cara Staff

One of the greatest joys in life is making a best friend; especially when you become friends as close as Cara alumni LaTanya and Deirdre. The two are inseparable and both attribute their success – in recovery, while at Cara, and now in their career – to having each other to lean on. We hope their story will inspire you to call your best friend today.

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