Be ready to slurp on Sunday October 2nd when the folks behind OPENrestaurant team up with ~CHEZ PANISSE CAFÉ~ for a night of ramen, NorCal-style. This fundraiser ramen dinner will support OPENharvest, OPENrestaurant’s latest project, and several food producing communities affected by the March tsunami and earthquake in Japan.
The chefs at Chez Panisse will prepare a three-course menu starring pork and vegetable ramen with a decidedly Northern California outlook. Also on the menu are crispy Monterey Bay squid salad, toasted rice ice cream with yuzu marmalade, and a pint of Magnolia beer or glass of wine.
The ramen dinner is the last leg in a series of fundraisers for OPENharvest, the latest work from OPENrestaurant. The OPEN team will travel to Japan during the rice harvest season and work with Tokyo-based Food Light Project to document the stories of some of Japan’s great food producing communities and highlight traditional and sustainable food producers. Then it all comes together at the two-day OPENharvest event at Content restaurant in the Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo on November 2nd and 3rd. Sounds pretty cool, right?
Tickets for the ramen dinner are $50 online. If you can’t make the dinner, you can still support this latest OPEN project at Kickstarter. 6:30pm-10:30pm, Chez Panisse Café, 1517 Shattuck Ave. at Vine, Berkeley.
Sunday Oct 2, 2011
Chez Panisse Café
1517 Shattuck Ave. at Vine, Berkeley