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Vegan Pizza Party! March 1, 2010

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This is going to be a benefit for Doctors Without Borders, so please bring a donation!
We will also be making a couple of gluten-free pizzas.

Pass it on to your friends!

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Something’s a brewing… February 18, 2010

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Hey folks, been a while since I’ve posted something… so here goes!

I’ve been taking a break from hosting the secret cafe through the winter seeing as it probably wouldn’t have been a great time for turnout, and I’ve been totally busy.

BUT, SPRING BREAK is just around the corner, so I’m working on an event for sometime in Mid-March. I’ll post the rest of the details soon.

I’m thinking PIZZA PARTY! What do you think?

 

Dinner at the Deli October 20, 2009

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Here’s the menu for next month’s dinner, which will be at the Deli (441 N Killingsworth Ave).

This is going to be the first dinner we’re hosting and we will be serving a 3-course meal from 5 until 9 pm.
Please bring some friends and a $5-10 donation. E-mail burritosliketoparty@gmail.com to make a reservation!

We are donating proceeds from this dinner to the Blackrose Collective Infoshop.
Be sure to check out our shop and pick up some good reads and some free stuff!
It’s at 4031 N Mississippi Ave.

Okay, firstly, your choice of…

SPINACH SALAD
with raspberry vinaigrette and topped with chopped walnuts.

NACHOS
Corn tortilla chips topped with a spicy cashew-jalapeno nacho cheeze.

Secondly…

NOT MAC AND NOT CHEESE
Brown rice elbow macaroni mixed with a creamy cashew and nutritional yeast cheeze sauce and topped with chopped green onions.

THREE-BEAN AND TEMPEH CHILI
Sauteed onions, garlic and peppers mixed with spicy tempeh and kidney, black and pinto beans. Topped with vegan sour cream and chopped green onions and cilantro. Served with a slice of gluten-free cornbread.

PIZZA BOMBAY
Indian-style flatbread pizza with sauteed and curried onions, spinach and lentils.

RAW POLENTA WITH MUSHROOM RAGOUT
Cashew and corn polenta topped with a mushroom and herb ragout.

Thirdly…

HOMEMADE PUMPKIN PIE
with a gluten-free crust and topped with coconut whipped cream.

RAW CASHEW & COCONUT PUDDING
Pureed cashews, dates and  fresh coconut.

AFFOGATO
A big scoop of vanilla coconut bliss served with a shot of espresso.

 

Thanks! October 12, 2009

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Hey folks, thanks to everyone who came to the brunch show yesterday!

We raised $150 to donate to the legal defense of the Elliott Free State arrestees! Great job, Portland!

I’m excited for the next secret cafe, which will be our first dinner. It’s happening on Sunday, October 8th.

I will pose the rest of the details and the menu in the next couple of weeks. Take care until then!

 

Punk Brunch! September 26, 2009

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Whoa! Hey! Okay!!!

October is quickly approaching and I’ve been working to get this thing together!

Our next brunch is going to be on Sunday, October 11th and the secret is out!

This brunch is going to be a benefit and there are going to be a couple of bands playing in the basement afterward, there’s a poster with all of the info below. All proceeds are going to some kids who were arrested this last summer for blockading logging roads in Oregon! They’ve got a ton of legal fees and we’re hoping to help alleviate some of that (though I’m not sure we can come up with a few million bucks?)!

We’re asking folks to donate $5 – $20 for this show, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Here’s the tentative menu for this month’s brunch:

TOFU McVEGAN! (Think “Sausage McMuffin”)
Okay, totally gross and totally awesome all at once!
Buttered English muffins filled with tofu, “sausage” and “mozzarella” slices, pressed and grilled on a panini grill.

BREAKFAST BURRITO
Tofu scramble, soy-chorizo and spicy homefries, all wrapped in a large flour tortilla and grilled on a panini grill.

HOMEMADE GRANOLA
Oats, coconut flakes, and lots of seeds, mixed with maple syrup and baked! Served with not-milk of some sort, or soy yogurt, and topped with fresh berries!

GLUTEN-FREE WAFFLES
We did these before and they came out lovely! A mix of brown rice, tapioca and buckwheat flour, a little sugar and other goodness. Topped with powdered sugar and fresh berries.

We’re also going to have some freshly-baked pastries, orange juice and coffee!

Okay, hope I see you then! Take care of your bad self in the meantime.

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Fresh Tomatoes August 21, 2009

Filed under: Third Vegan Brunch — brunchatmyhouse @ 12:05 am

We’ll be using some fresh tomatoes from our gardens in some of next month’s dishes. Here is a sneak peak:

Fresh Tomato

Fresh Tomato

sprinkled with a pinch of salt and sprigs of fresh thyme

sprinkled with a pinch of salt and sprigs of fresh thyme

 

September 13th – MEXICAN BRUNCH! August 20, 2009

Filed under: Third Vegan Brunch — brunchatmyhouse @ 4:04 am

Hey everybody! Thanks to all the sweet folks who came and had breakfast a few weeks ago, it was a really nice day to hang with you all. Our next cafe is going to be a Mexican Brunch (menu below), and I think it’s sounding damn appetizing about now.

Bring some of your friends and family and we’ll be sure to try and have lots of good stuff ready for you!

It’s going to be at the same place at the same time: 10 AM – 2 PM.
Also, we ask for a sliding scale donation of $5 – $10.

Get on the e-mail list to get information about location and directions: burritosliketoparty@gmail.com

CHILEQUILES
Sauteed zucchini squash, tomatoes, roasted corn and black beans simmered in a chile verde sauce and then tossed with homemade corn tortilla chips.

HUEVOS RANCHEROS
A homemade corn quesadilla and Mexican-spiced tofu scramble, topped with fresh salsa and served with a side of black beans and spicy home fries.

MEXICAN-SPICED TOFU SCRAMBLE
with sauteed onions, garlic, zucchini, poblano and red peppers, and roasted corn… served with a side of spicy home fries and homemade corn tortillas.

BREAKFAST BURRITO
A spicy tofu scramble with tempeh chorizo*, spicy home fries and fresh tomatoes… wrapped in a large flour tortilla and served with a side of spicy home fries.

SOY-NUDO
A spicy Mexican soup with sauteed onions and peppers, fresh corn, white hominy and soy curls… served with a side of fresh lime, cilantro and chopped onions.

We’ll also be having coffee, tea and orange juice to drink!

*Our chorizo is made with house-smoked tempeh and lots of mexican spices, try it!