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Slow Dining Adventure at Alice’s Restaurant

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Join Slow Food South Bay for another “Slow Dining Adventure!”

Get an insight to our regional food web and learn how to tap into it, how to strengthen it.

This time we will dine together at Alice’s Restaurant in Woodside. They are using grass fed beef and organic produce, both locally grown.

Alice's Restaurant

Our menu:
Farmer’s Burger and Fries:
100% grass fed, free-range beef from Markegard* Family Ranch, San Gregorio. (Check out this video about the Ranch.)

Kale Salad:
Kale harvested from SMIP* Ranch Produce off Skyline Blvd, dressed in an avocado vinaigrette, topped with parmesan cheese and pine nuts.

Dessert:
Home-made Blackberry Pie with ice cream.

Note: a vegetarian option will be announced soon.

Dinner date: Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Dinner served at: 7pm

Arrive early to order your drink and get to know each other.

General admission: $30
Slow Food members: $27

$5 per ticket will go to Slow Food South Bay.
Price includes tax.
Price does not include gratuity.
Price does not include drink. All drinks to be ordered and paid for at the bar.
Menu subject to change due to produce availability.


Pre-payment is required, pay here through Brown Paper Tickets:

http://slowfoodsouthbay-alicesrestaurant.brownpapertickets.com

 

Location:
The back porch at Alice’s Restaurant
17288 Skyline Boulevard Woodside, CA 94062
(650) 851-0303

http://www.alicesrestaurant.com/

(Bring warm clothing, the porch can be chilly even tho they have heat lamps.)

Presenters will be:
– Chef Rufino and others from Alice’s Restaurant
– Doniga from Markegard Family Ranch

They will talk about how it all began, how it works – from growing the food, to planning the menu. We will get an insight to our regional food web and learn how we can tap into it, how we can strengthen it.

Edible Silicon Valley editor and owner, Kerri Stenson, will join us, too! …taking photos and writing an article for her magazine about our event, and our Slow Dining Adventures.

Slow Food leaders will be at the table to share with you what we are up to, what we know about our local food shed.

NOTE: Regular seating is still available in the restaurant during this event.

*Markegard Family Ranch leases approximately 3000 acres, and about 1,000 of those acres are POST- owned lands.
http://www.markegardfamily.com/
Peninsula Open Space Trust:
http://www.openspacetrust.org/whatwesave/farmers/markegard.html

Markegard Family Ranch

*SMIP Ranch Produce: *SMIP is an acronym for “sic manebimus in pace,” Latin for “so we shall remain in peace.”
This is a private 5-acre farm, supplying Michelin-starred restaurants.
http://bacchusmanagement.com/
https://www.facebook.com/SmipRanch

SMIP Ranch Produce

Questions: Call or write to Joni Sare, Slow Food South Bay leader, at: jonisare@gmail.com, 925-381-8498