A Taste of Afghanistan
Tuesday, October 17th, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CDT
St. John Restaurant is located at 1117 Decatur St. in New Orleans' French Quarter. Doors open at 4:00 pm and event lasts until 7:00 pm. Tickets are limited and can be bought in advance or purchased at the door.
This special evening will feature a tasting menu of home cooked dishes by Afghan refugee chefs who will be present to introduce their food, culture and experience as new community members resettled in New Orleans.
Tickets include a welcome cocktail and a tasting menu highlighting the Afghan national celebratory dish, Khabuli Palao (veg and non-veg), Mantu (beef dumplings), Borani Banjan (Roasted eggplant casserole) and Bolani (Afghan flatbread).
Event proceeds will benefit Home is Here NOLA, a local nonprofit with a mission to cultivate community-based systems of support with newly arrived immigrants in Louisiana and the Gulf South. Home is Here NOLA will be on-hand to provide refugee-related information and resources to all interested attendees.
Tickets ($35) are available in advance or at the door.
Tuesday, October 17
4:00 - 7:00 pm
1117 Decatur St. New Orleans
Learn more about Home is Here NOLA’s work and how you can get involved at: www.homeisherenola.org