Dinner for the Doggies 12/12

November 18, 2008 on 9:13 am | In Announcements |

It’s on again! Join us at Sweetpea Bakery for a 4 course dinner to benefit Portland’s Family Dogs New Life Shelter, an non-profit no-kill dog shelter for, but not limited to, pups who are at risk of going to doggy heaven before their time.

Wild and free. Ish.

Once again, we will transform Sweetpea into a candlelit bistro and you will be waited on hand and foot by Herbivore, Food Fight and Scapegoat staffers.

This month’s dinner is inspired by the cuisine of Jamaica. It might be cold and rainy in Portland, but let’s keep our bellies warm and cozy and lounging in the sun.

This was from a test run for Jamaican night, yours will be plated much fancier

Appetizer
Plantain Rice Paper Rolls
Rice noodles, sweet plantains and toasted pumpkin seeds in a fresh rice paper roll with chili dipping sauce

Soup
Jamaican Curry With Roti Bread
Sweet potatoes, kidney beans and baby limas in a rich Jamaican spiced coconut curry served with flat bread for dipping

Entree
Jerk Tofu And Yucca
Marinated and grilled jerk tofu a green beans served over mashed yucca and topped with a fresh mango salsa

Dessert
Pumpkin Rum Bread Pudding
A lush and spicy pumpkin bread pudding spiked with rum, served warm with vanilla ice cream

Ginger Tea will be served. Please bring your own beer and wine.
When:
Friday, December 12th. Please arrive between 7:30 and 7:45 for a reception with Family Dogs volunteers. Dinner will be served at 8pm. Note the new dining time! Some found 9 pm to be too late.

Where:
Sweetpea Bakery
1205 SE Stark off SE 12th Ave
Google Map

Ticket Prices
Since seating limited, you must buy tickets in advance to attend the night’s festivities. Tickets are a sliding scale, from 40 to 100 dollars. Diners who pay 60 dollars or more will also be receiving a really neat bag of holiday goodies that will include fresh baked cookies. 100% of the proceeds go to the Family Dogs shelter.

To Purchase Tickets
To purchase tickets, paypal 40 to 100 dollars to postpunkkitchen@gmail.com. Print out your thank you email, this will be your ticket when you arrive to the dinner. Please put “December Dinner” in the subject. Thanks!
Seating
If you are buying tickets for more than yourself, please put their names in the paypal comments and a table will be arranged for you. If you would like to sit with people in addition to the ones you are purchasing tickets for, please put their names in the comments as well, and let me know that you want to sit with them. If you are flying solo, you may end up sitting with strangers at the community table. But we promise that they will be fascinating strangers.

Allergies And Substitutions
Please email us with any dietary needs you have and we will do our best to accommodate you.

Alcohol
Please bring your own beer and wine.

Any other questions? Just email us! postpunkkitchen@gmail.com. Thanks!

I know this is a doggy dinner, but how cute does Kirby look in the wild?

And here is a link to past dinners, in case you are not entirely convinced yet.

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  1. that’s an amazing menu. And I love this idea!

    Comment by lisa (show me vegan) — November 18, 2008 #

  2. I wish I was in Portland so I could go to this!

    Comment by Megan — December 10, 2008 #

  3. That was the best dinner I’ve had in a long time! Outta sight food made and served by wonderful people, I couldn’t ask for more. All four courses were great, but I especially loved the spring rolls and the bread pudding. I’m gonna bring a bunch of omnivorous friends next time.

    Comment by Bernard — December 13, 2008 #

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