Sushi for Santa/Angel's Hands Foundation Benefit takes place Dec. 11, 7:30-11:30 p.m., at EnergySolutions Arena. Local chefs will roll out a variety sushi in this third annual fundraiser. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door for all you-can eat sushi. A silent auction also helps raise funds for AHF, with a mission of improving the quality of life for families facing rare diseases. Today the foundation supports Utahns with more than 90 different conditions ( or

Acme Burger, 275 S. 200 West, has launched these new menu items: a cheeseburger spring roll appetizer, skewered Muscovy duck breast with orange plum sauce, and bleu cheese and bacon potato chips (

Jamba Juice locations are offering oatmeal for $1 through Friday, if you bring in a coupon printed from the Web site, The oatmeal, served with brown sugar crumble and a choice of toppings, is regularly around $2.95.

The Mariposa at the Silver Lake Lodge in Deer Valley is offering a two-for-one tasting menu special through Dec. 17. The tasting menu is regular priced at $86, or $75 for the vegetarian option. Reservations are necessary (435-645-6715).

Bambara, 222 S. Main, is offering a three-course "Clara's Dream" menu to celebrate performances of "The Nutcracker" at Capitol Theatre. Entrees include braised beef short ribs with truffle risotto, duck confit ravioli, and Nutcracker gnocchi. Price is $33 for adults and $12 for children. The restaurant will open early, at 5 p.m., each night there is a performance. Reservations are recommended (801-363-5454 or

The adjoining Hotel Monaco has arranged for special "Spark Winter Fun Package" rates, which includes a $25 food credit and free in-room movie with popcorn (801-595-0000 or

Whole Foods shoppers in the Rocky Mountain region have raised more than $478,000 in meals through the grocery chain's Grab & Give program. The stores will donate the meals to local food banks. The program continues through Dec. 31 at local Whole Foods markets.

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