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Dozen Cronuts Sell for $14K; Roy Choi on 'Dream School'

NEW YORK CITY— Last night, Cronut king Dominique Ansel sold a box of 12 Cronuts for a whopping $14,000 at a charity auction for City Harvest. The opening bid for the treats started at $100; Ansel, who got an auctioneer's assist from Questlove, was on-hand to escalate bidding during City Harvest's annual Bid Against Hunger event. GrubStreet tracks down the buyer, a City Harvest board member who shared her spoils with other attendees. [EaterWire]

LOS ANGELES— Chef Roy Choi is among the celebrities appearing on an upcoming episode of the Sundance Channel's Dream School, a documentary series that sees experts in different fields creating a "dream school" for at-risk students. Choi's episode — which re-imagines "Home Economics" — airs on Monday, October 28 at 10p.m. More information here. [EaterWire]

BOSTON— The Boston Red Sox are celebrating their re-entry into the World Series with upped concessions at Fenway Park: Stadium food provider ARAMARK has added dishes like a hot pastrami sandwich, Italian beef sandwich, and a lobster roll with New England clam chowder, now available throughout the World Series. [EaterWire]

[Photo: Zack ZeDon/courtesy City Harvest]

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