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Friday, October 16, 2009

Daniel Berkman dinner/concert, October 24

An underground restaurant in the east bay has been happening for over 3 years, serving up amazing gourmet cuisine and pairing this with world renowned musicians, making the world a healthier place, one mouthful and one earful at a time.....

Pumpkin menu! 4 courses of pumpkin dishes for this one and as always, an amazing virtuoso musician to feed your ears after the delightful meal. For this evening, we have Daniel Berkman, an amazing kora player! Daniel has been studying this West African harp for many years in Senegal, Gambia and Mali.

Saturday, October 24
8 pm
location: Private residence in oakland, CA
limited seating for 20
$55/person, byob
reservations are needed! please contact phil at philipgelb dot com for reservations

first course
pumpkin miso soup with enoki mushrooms

second course
pumpkin gnocchi with walnut sage sauce

third course
baked delicata squash stuffed with pistachios, vegetables and herbs
wild mushroom ragout
roasted brussel sprouts with yuzu

Daniel Berkman - kora

buckwheat blinis stuffed with pumpkin "cream"
spiced apples
vanilla ice "cream"
toasted walnuts

yeah it is vegan and yeah it will blow your mind!

note: by pumpkin i am referring to the whole pumpkin/squash family. So each dish will use different varieties such as kabocha, pie pumpkin, butternut, acorn, delicata, etc.

We were mentioned in the recent article on vegan supperclubs in the last issue of Vegnews magazine

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