Slow Foods Glades to Coast, our local chapter of the global organization dedicated to spreading the word and supporting food grown in our own backyards, is planning yet another of its scrumptious dinners at Lola's in Hollywood. If you haven't attended these events, foodies, you are really missing the slow boat. Under the aegis of leader Diane Campion, not only has the food been marvelous but the company is a lot of fun: a bunch of witty, enlightened, and knowledgeable folks who not only can talk about clam farming and orange groves but know their history and geography and wine to boot. It ought to go without saying that four courses with hors d'oeuvres and drinks at this price ($59, including tax and tip!) is a steal. Check out the menu below, and call now to reserve.
Date: Thursday, July 9, 2009
Time: 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Location: Lola's on Harrison
2032 Harrison St, Hollywood
Tropical Slow Food Menu
Watermelon-Organic Mint Saketini
Spicy Local Mango-Ginger Martini
Yucca-Rock Shrimp Croquettes
Maytag Blue Cheese Stuffed Dates Wrapped in Puff Pastry
Grilled Peaches Wrapped with Mint and Prosciutto
Chilled Florida Avocado Soup with Local
Organic Cilantro Crème Fraiche
"Cracked" Conch Salad with Local Jalapeno, Coconut, Key Lime
Swank Farms Heirloom Tomatoes, and Red Bibb Lettuce
Herb Marinated Grass Fed Flat Iron Steak, Boniato and Sweet Potato Au Gratin
Sauteed Swank Farms Rainbow Swiss Chard and Green Peppercorn Sauce
Local Orange Angel Food Cake with Caramel Sauce
Passion Fruit and Mango Compote
$59 INCLUDES TAX AND GRATUITY
ALL MAJOR CREDIT CARDS ACCEPTED.