Uchi restaurants across Texas are holding auctions to raise money for the Greater Houston Community Foundation, which is helping with Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. People have the opportunity to bid on a 10-course, beverage-paired meals for 12 at Uchi Houston and Dallas and Uchiko in Austin. The November 6 meal in Dallas will be prepared by chef de cuisine Alex Astrant, the November 13 dinner at Uchiko will be prepared by concept chef Kaz Edwards, and chef de Cuisine Lance Gillum will prepare the dinner on November 20. Bidding starts at $4,000 and is currently taking place on Hai Hospitality’s website.

Hama chili at Uchi and Uchiko. (Contributed by Logan Crable)