One of the advantages of being a green blogger is all the great events you get invited to. I tend to only share the serious stuff, so I'm going to make an effort to share a little bit more from my green social life.
Just a few weeks ago I was invited to the uber cool Zeno Supper Club in Venice, CA. It has become a tradition in the past few years, and now (hopefully) with chef extraordinaire Lee Anne Wong at the helm it will also become a TV show.
Lee Anne feels that some of the best flavors come from locally and (as much as possible) organically grown produced.. what's good for the environment is good for the palette, it turns out. The food was out of this world, and all the ingredients were sourced from local growers and butchers. Here's the spread:
Organizer Shanti Sosienski also worked hard to make the event as close to zero-waste as possible. A single, half-empty bag of trash was proudly on display as the only refuse from nearly a week of cooking and prep work. All attendees are also required to bring their own plates, flatware and glasses to eliminate disposables.
The price of admission is only $15 (which seems way to cheap!) and both proceeds (and leftovers) go to the local food bank.
You'll be hearing a lot more in the coming weeks about the Low-CARBon diet. Zeno Supper Club proved that it doesn't have to fall short in terms of flavor. You can check out the ZSC website for recipes and more info.
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