"Alice in Wonderland" was the whimsical theme for this year's 21st annual
More than 70 restaurants participated, including Rosebud,
Live music from Chicago cover bands Dr. Bombay and South of 80 performed with co-host Ryan Chiaverini ("Windy City Live") jumping onstage at one point to sing along. DJs Justin Jacobson and Rock City, and celebrity rocker
Benefiting Chicago Gateway Green, the evening was co-hosted by ABC-Ch. 7's Valerie Warner and Chiaverini, and co-chaired by Corri McFadden and Donald J. Storino.
Freelance writer Candace Jordan is involved with many local organizations, including some whose events she covers.
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