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Cultural Cuisine: Chinese/Indian Fusion

 

Event Details

Date: 06/05/17 Cost: $25 Time: 6:30 PM Location: Brooklyn

For our last Cultural Cuisine dinner of the academic year, we are trying something new: a restaurant that blends the food of two different countries into one completely unique experience! Come join us at The Chinese Club, a new restaurant in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, that offers a delicious fusion of Indian and Chinese flavors. The owners of the restaurant have agreed to meet our group and talk about the origins of this special restaurant, which was described in The New York Times:

''The family history that has inspired this Chinese-Indian restaurant goes back to the days of the Raj. Stacey Mehta Lo, who owns it with her husband, the chef Salil Mehta, was born in Darjeeling, India, where her great-grandfather ran the Chinese Club, a 'refuge for Chinese expats,' as she put it.''

The menu for the evening is designed especially for our One To World guests.

Appetizers (served family style)
*Wings on Fire: lollipop chicken wings, served with spicy mayo
*Lettuce Wrap: sautéed minced chicken, cooked with pineapple, sweet chili, and bell peppers
*Chinese Bhel Salad: Indian-Chinese style crispy noodle salad with avocado (vegetarian)
*Aloo Chat Indian Street Snack: tangy, crispy potatoes, served with crispy noodles (vegetarian)

Entrees (choose One)
*Sizzling Manchurian Chicken: cooked with chili, cilantro, ginger, garlic, soy, served with jasmine or brown rice 
*Manchurian Vegetables: authentic Indian vegan dumplings, made with carrots, cabbage, bell peppers, spring onions and corn starch, cooked in a spicy ginger sauce, served with jasmine or brown rice   
*Tandoori Kung Bao Chicken: cooked with celery, peppers, peanut, and onion, served with jasmine or brown rice
*Chili Garlic Fried Rice: cooked with onion, bell peppers, chili sauce, peas, carrots. Accompanied with a choice of chicken, vegetables, or seafood (includes a mix of shrimp, squid, and scallop)
*Calcutta Chili Garlic: egg noodles and broad rice noodles, cooked with chili paste, bean sprouts, onion, and lime. Accompanied with a choice of chicken, vegetables, or seafood (includes a mix of shrimp, squid, and scallop)

Dessert (served family style)
*Hong Kong-Style Classic Egg Waffles
coconut ice cream, styled as a parade float, atop a Chinese bubble waffle speared with Pocky Sticks and littered with Fruity Pebbles


Drinks (choose One)
*Indian Sodas: choice of Limca, (similar to Sprite) or Thumbs Up (similar to Coca-Cola) imported from India


Date: Monday, June 5th 

Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM (approx.)

LocationThe Chinese Club, 208 Grand Street, Brooklyn, NY 11211- see map here

Cost:* $25 (includes meal & tip)

Registration Deadline: Friday, June 2nd

Contact: Zeïneb Boughzou, Enrichment Programs Global Fellow, here or at (212) 431-1195 ext. 26

*All program fees are non-refundable.