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Filipino Summer Kamayan {Pop Up} Dinner
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    Post #1 - April 23rd, 2015, 3:06 pm
    Post #1 - April 23rd, 2015, 3:06 pm Post #1 - April 23rd, 2015, 3:06 pm
    After spending some time overseas in Philippines with family this past November, I also took some time to work with a few local restaurant chefs to deepen my love of Filipino culture and cuisine. As a result, I'm offering a special dinner and extending an invite to LTHForum members to share some Filipino favorites. Hope to see some familiar and new faces!

    https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-fil ... 6686064468

    Join us for another delicious Filipino dinner where Chef Joelen Tan of What's Cookin, Chicago will take you on a culinary journey through the tropical flavors of Philippines. This is unique family style dinner event which will be served as a kamayan, a native way of eating in the islands - perfect for the summer! Attendees are also welcome to BYOB.

    Limited seating is available so reserve your spot early!

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    Presented by What's Cookin, Chicago
    SATURDAY JUNE 6, 2015
    6:30pm - 9:00pm
    Cocktails & Appetizers ~ 6:30pm
    Kamayan Family Style Dinner ~ 7:30pm
    $40 per person

    THE LIVING ROOM
    2423 North Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60647

    Tickets are $43.19 (with Eventbrite fees) for an all-inclusive dinner that includes the menu of appetizers, cocktails, kamayan menu and desserts listed below.... and BYOB is also welcome!

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    COCKTAIL MENU
    Sisig Lettuce Wraps
    Toasted Garlic Corn
    Dalandan Citrus Cocktail

    KAMAYAN MENU - all served atop a river of garlic fried rice, set on banana leaves...

    Sinigang Shooters - sour tamarind broth garnished with a stalk of steamed baby bok choy

    Longanisa Links - native Filipino pork sausage with hints of garlic & onion

    Adobo Prawns - soy & vinegar braised head-on prawns with carmelized onions, garlic and peppercorn; served with spring onions, cherry tomatoes, sweet shrimp paste and egg

    Java BBQ Beef Sticks - tender beef kabobs glazed with a sweet Asian bbq sauce

    Lumpiang Shanghai - crispy rice paper rolls stuffed with savory ground beef; served with sweet chili sauce

    Cucumber Mango Salad - slices of cucumber, red onions, cherry tomatoes & fresh mangoes, tossed in a ginger & soy dressing

    FOR DESSERT
    DIY Halo Halo Station- the Filipino version of Hawaiian shaved ice, in which you can customize to your tastes with a variety of tropical fruit mix ins, topped with ice cream

    Mango Flan - delicate egg custard infused with mango and laced with caramel
  • Post #2 - May 27th, 2015, 12:26 pm
    Post #2 - May 27th, 2015, 12:26 pm Post #2 - May 27th, 2015, 12:26 pm
    Bump - adding a visual of a 'kamayan dinner' :)

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