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Food from the Diaspora

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Sunday, December 3, 2017 - 14:00
The Arcade
800 Olive
St. Louis

Join us as we celebrate food inspired by the African Diaspora

The African diaspora refers to the communities throughout the world that have resulted by descent from the movement in historic times of peoples from Africa

Our menu is inspired by the food created in the these afro-communities 

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00 Nigerian Bruschetta

Suya Marinated Beef Steak with fresh Tomato Relish on Crostini 

VEGAN: Suya Spiced Pine Nuts with fresh Tomato Relish on Crostini 

01 Afrian Mezze Plate

Roasted, Pickled & Fresh Vegetables, AfroBrazilian Black-Eyed Pea Fritter

Senegalese Black-Eyed Pea Hummus, Trio of Hot Sauces


02 Creole Seafood Chowder

Sweet Potato Chowder, Blackended Shrimp, Cajun Scallops

Crispy Pancetta & Andouille Susage Bits and a Friend Green Tomato

VEGAN: Sweet Potato Chowder, Blackened Hearts of Palm, Cajun Wild Mushrooms
Toasted Nori & Pinenut bits & a Fried Green Tomato

03 Trinidadian Sunday Lunch

Green Season Marinated Stew Chciken, Baby Spinach & Okra Callaloo, 

Charp Cheddar Macaroni Pie, Long Grain Rice & Rum Gravy

VEGAN: Boiled then Carmelized Green Banana, Baby Spinach & Okra Callaloo Puree
Vegan Mac & Cheese, Long Grain Rice & Rum Grav

04 Not Your Granny's Carmel Cake

Butter Cake with Buttermilk Caramel Icing Orange Citrus Salt, Molded Vanilla Cream Cognac Macerated Raspberries a swipe of Dark Chocolate

VEGAN: Vegan Cake with  Coconut Butter Carmel Icing, Orange Citrus Salt,

Molded Vanilla Nut Cream, Cognac Macerated Raspberries a swipe of Dark Chocolate




Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Yes, this event is a 21+ event due to the beverage pairing with each course.

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Our event will take place on a Sunday, which allows all guest to park at metered spaces free of charge. Please make note and abide by street signs.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

You can contact us at 

What's the refund policy?

All sales are final, but you can transfer your ticket to another person to atend. Please see ticket transfer guidlines below.  

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, A printed ticket is not reuired forr admission. Once you have reserved a seat you will then have 24hrs to make a payment to sercure your reservation. After reciept of payment you and your guest will be added to the guestlist.  

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

Yes, Tickets are transferable, but not refundable. If you would like to transfer your ticket to another guest please contact us at and provide:

1. The current ticket holders name

2. The updated guests name

3. Dietary restrictions for the updated guest

 Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes.  We will try our best to acommodate last minute changes, but we can not gaurentee the ability to cater to all dietary restrictions without prior notice. It is strongly suggest for guests to transfer tickets using the ticket transfer method above so that we have curent dietary information for all guest.


800 Olive, St. Louis, MO 63101

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