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Union’s Second Annual Grain Dinner with Chef Bruce Kalman and Chris Bianco

June 29, 2015

What:
On Monday, July 20th, Chef Bruce Kalman will be teaming up with Chris Bianco from the seminal Pizzeria Bianco in Phoenix for a family-style, charitable dinner at Union Restaurant that pays tribute to the humble grain.
 
Guests of the dinner, which will commence at 6:30 pm for the evening’s single seating, will enjoy a shared meal of dishes that celebrate the bounty of California ingredients, including different grains that are locally-sourced and milled from Grist & Toll. The menu, which will be dictated by ingredients and produce procured that day, will be supplemented with wine pairings from Union’s Wine Director George Pitsironis.
 
Following the family-style feast, attendees will watch a partial screening of “The Grain Divide,” a documentary that explores and responds to growing concerns about modern wheat and grains amidst a landscape where the American staple has been villainized. A free link to the full documentary will be provided for diners to watch after the meal.
 
Proceeds from the $200 per person dinner will go toward Pasadena Community Gardens to help build the non-profit’s next garden.
 
When
Monday, July 20th
6:30 pm – Family-style dinner (One seating only)
8:30 pm – Screening of “The Grain Divide
10:30 pm -Dinner to conclude
 
Price
$200 per person (includes dinner, wine pairings and screening of “The Grain Divide” / tax + gratuity not included)
 
Menu
Family-style presentations of antipasti, housemate charcuterie, grain salad, handmade pasta, a main course, and dessert utilizing ingredients sourced from Pasadena-based miller Grist & Toll and the local LA farmers’ market.
 
Reservations
For reservations call (626) 795-5841.
 
Where
Union Restaurant
37 E Union St., Pasadena, CA 91103
(626) 795-5841
unionpasadena.com
 
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