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Local coffeehouse to donate portion of cocktail sales to mental health services in Anthony Bourdain’s honor

Posted: 4:12 PM, Jun 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-06-08 23:28:05-04
Local coffeehouse to donate portion of cocktail sales to mental health services in Anthony Bourdain’s honor

NORFOLK, Va. - World-renowned chef Anthony Bourdain tragically died Friday, and one local coffeehouse wants to honor his memory with his favorite drink.

Cure Coffeehouse will donate a portion of sales from Friday night's "Negroni Night" to The Chas Foundation, a local nonprofit that helps connect those struggling with mental illness with the resources and support they need.

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In the wake of this morning’s devastating news of Anthony Bourdain’s passing, we will be donating a portion of this evening’s “Negroni Night” cocktail sales to @thechasfoundation who helps connect those in crisis directly to the local resources they need. —- The negroni was one of Bourdain’s favorite cocktails, So join us tonight as we raise a glass to remember a trailblazer of culinary and cultural exploration who’s life and work inspired so many. ——————————————- If you or someone you know is struggling, please call 1-800-273-TALK (8255) Or text “HOME” to 741741 for free crisis support in the US. Event from 6-9pm.

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Bourdain was particularly fond of the negroni, an Italian cocktail garnished with an orange peel.

The event is from 6-9 p.m.

Cure Coffeehouse is located at 503 Botetourt Street in Downtown Norfolk. There is also a location at 113 N. Church Street in Smithfield.

If you or someone you know needs help, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. The free crisis hotline is available 24/7.