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Chocolate Odyssey



Foodscapes and SERES invite you to experience









JANUARY 29 6:30pm

The Posner Center
1031 33rd Street 
DenverCo 80205

For the first time ever, SERES and Foodscapes come together to bring you this unique dining experience that aims to inspire action, discussion and thought.
Come and join us for a sensory journey of cacao that will inspire discussion, action and thought on the issues of food and culture.  
Chef Roger Feely of Soul Cocina will create a multi-course meal using chocolate as the ingredient in focus.  This event at the Posner Center is the launch of the new Soul Cocina project called Foodscapes.



MENU
Crispy Cumin Cacao Garbanzo Beans
Red Beet Fritters • Oaxacan Mole • Confetti Squash • Radish Leaf Rice
Dark Chocolate Almond Pot De Creme • Persimmon • Pommegranate
Hand Made Little Take Home Chocolates


About the hosts and their passions...
Foodscapes is a project that explores the journey of ingredients from seed to table. The journey is documented in live space through creative expression at events and within workshops using culinary arts, storytelling, dance, music and theatre. The journey will also be documented in virtual space through creative expression on-line via a web-series using video, photography, poetry, sound and more. We also record snippets of the sounds created on the journey (tractors, train rides, sizzle of oil on the grill, slapping of tortillas against palms...) to use as the sound samples to build the musical score/audio collage.
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SERES mission is to create a new generation of future makers, supporting the emergence of local leaders by educating and empowering young people to launch and lead environmentally sound programs. SERES work seeks to create impact by empowering vulnerable communities to address our most critical issues starting with the least likely source: the youth. As the voices of the future who will be left with a legacy of unresolved environmental, social and economic problems, SERES recognizes that engaging with and involving this generation is essential in the development of smart solutions that lead us towards healthy, thriving and sustainable societies.
SERES current focus is on youth and young adults in Guatemala and El Salvador, where there are 15 million people – more than 60% of the population – aged under 30 years of age. Our goal is to harvest this untapped potential and use it to create positive change for good.
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Have questions about A Chocolate Odyssey? Contact Soul Cocina



Behind the scenes of a Soul Cocina pop up

Dia De Los Muertos Vegan Feast This Saturday





It has been a while since we have cooked a meal at La Victoria, our San Francisco home base.

It brings us great pleasure to announce that we will be cooking a very special vegan meal for our annual Dia de Los Muertos feast!

With just two days away, I recommend that you reserve your seats online.  There will only be one seating and space is very limited.

When: 
Saturday Nov 2nd
7pm - 9:30
(seating begins at 6:50 and no tables will be seated after 7:45)

Where: 
La Victoria Mexican Bakery
2937 24th st, San Francisco, CA 94110

Cost: 
$50 night of at the door

The menu is filled with handmade creations that we have been practicing to perfect over the years.  You will recognize a few Soul Cocina classics, as well as some new and exciting items.

Expect to taste a variety of hand made moles, huaraches filled with local pumpkin and a vegan version of chiles en nogada!

View the full menu below

As usual, the meal will have a musical element.  This time our friend from the neighborhood The Genie will perform a rare acoustic set. You may know this wizard of the scratch guitar for his eclectic and mystical electric sets.  On Saturday, The Genie will go raw and unplugged to share the soul of his musical inspirations.  The Genie will be right at home at his local panaderia.

Our next dinner will be a series of meals in New Orleans in Spring 2014.

To get Soul Cocina prepared meals delivered to your doorstep, visit www.lukeslocal.com


Comal Charred Padron Peppers • Crispy Cumin Garbanzos • Grilled Delicota Squash • Cactus Pear Mole Manchamantel 

Organic Blue Corn Pumpkin Huarache • Mushroom • Yellow Mole

Cactus Sopes • Roasted market veggies • Radish Leaf & Pumpkin Seed Mole Verde

Roasted Poblano Pepper • Cauliflower Walnut Sauce • Pomegranate 

Mole Negro • Beet Fritters • Confetti Squash • Hoja Santa Rice

Milk Chocolate Almond Custard • Fortune Churros • Persimmon 

Tickets available at:  https://www.eventbrite.com/event/9040447221

I leave you with music from Boogat





BACK ALLEY BURMESE




A Multicultural Activist’s Kind of Party
Feast for Immigrant Rights!


Back Alley Burmese


A special Burmese four course street food tasting menu fundraiser for InSolidarity's delegation to Haiti to support BAJI's organizing




Friday June 21 6:30pm - 9pm


Magic Curry Kart, InSolidarity, BAJI and Soul Cocina present:


at a clandestine outdoor location somewhere between Sutro Tower and the Bay Bridge in San Francisco

menu items include luscious bowls of Khoa Suey, Parsels of Burmese Tea Leaf Salad and Spicy Samosas

Vegan, vegetarian and omnivore options

with music by Micropixie and The Genie 



In support of the international and cross-cultural organizing of the Black Alliance for Just Immigration and InSolidarity.

InSolidarity is an international education project designed to build global citizenship in low-income youth of color.  With a passion for food, that began in high school Mr. Anthony of Soul Cocina has combined his passion for good food and food justice by studying food, culture and the use of whole food and traditional cooking methods from across the world.  Together, Soul Cocina and InSolidarity share a passion for the connection between cuisine, culture and change and will host workshops and events to share this connections with the Bay Area!


For more information feel free to contact InSolidarity at insolidarityinfo@gmail.com.
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CUMBIASAZO!

CumbiaSazo is back




 

Our beloved CumbiaSazo party is back from deep hibernation and ready to bring amazing cumbias & tropical bass to the dancefloor! Come thru for the first edition of 2013. Get down and support labor/immigrant justice organizations in Chicago.

Music by DJs:

// CHAPULIN // www.facebook.com/peoplesdjs

// BLANCATELI // www.daleshine.com

// SOUND CULTURE // www.soundculturechicago.com

// AFROQBANO // www.sonicdiaspora.com

// SLOMO // www.facebook.com/leftistloungechicago

// ITZI NALLAH // www.fexevents.com

// MOS - INTELEKTO // https://www.facebook.com/Villapalooza.LittleVillageMusicFest

Very special guest Chef:

// SOUL COCINA // www.soulcocina.com /www.facebook.com/thesoulcocina

$5 Donation at the door (no one turned away). Cash Bar and Other Items for Sale. 18+, 21+ to drink. Free buttons & hugs as always!

((Facebook Event))

We will be fundraising for three organizations:
// LATINO UNION OF CHICAGO // www.latinounion.org
// CHICAGO FAIR TRADE // www.chicagofairtrade.org
// UNDOCUMENTED ILLINOIS // www.goo.gl/UiWNG

Celebrating their borndays with us are: Eric Rodriguez, Martin Macias and Isaac Silver.

THE RIBCAGE Loft Space - 3036 N. Lincoln Ave #3B
Regrettably, this space is not accessible.
http://theribcage.net/

Plenty of street parking on Lincoln. Walking distance from Brown and Red Lines. 


here is a little Cumbia mix to warm you up for Friday night!

And here is another DJ Rajah cumbia mix from the Cumbia Clandestina Series of 2008
Tune: Cumbia Soul: Cumbia Clandestina pt III

Look forward to shrimp tostadas, little empanadas with Soul Cocina dipping sauces and more!

Georgian Grub



Satellite Republic at The Punchdown in Oakland this weekend

Chachapuri or Xachapuri looks a little similar to Turkish Pide with an egg cracked onto the center top filling partially through the baking process. Хачапури по-аджарски = Kcachapuri with egg? I wish I knew what these guys were saying, cause they seem to be having fun making Хачапури по-аджарски.
SATELLITE REPUBLIC from 12FPS on Vimeo Sergei Parajanov has an interesting life story to go along with his amazing filmography. Sergei Parajanov was born in Tblisi, Georgia
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The trio LeMo consists of Hub Rosene of the United States Anna Houter of Germany and Saba Iordanishvili of the Republic of Georgia.

Groundhog Day Vegan Feast



Soul Cocina returns to La Victoria for a special night of vegan cuisine on the wonderful day that the groundhog appears to see her shadow.

two seatings
6:30pm and 9pm
La Victoria Mexican Bakery
2937 24th St, San Francisco, CA

Smoked Potato and Gallegan Kale Soup 

Roasted Beets • Cara Cara • Parsnip chip • Epazote Walnuts • Cactus Pear Vinaigrette 

Guacamole de Molcajete • Fried Plantains

Winter Vegetable Soup • Chile Morita • Sweet Potato Scallion Fritters

Cactus Sopes • Cumin Roasted Purple Potatoes • Mole Amarillo • Pickled Vegetables 

Fortune Churros • Chocolate Almond Custard • Satsuma Orange 

Please arrive at 6:30pm if you purchase 6:30pm slot
Please arrive at 9pm if you purchase 9pm slot

BYOB



And since the groundhog will determine our wait for spring, let's revisit the DJ Rajah Spring Cleaning Mixtape



Esse Marido É Meu by Miss Zav feat Miss Diddy
Mundo Libre by World Hood
Odio Acumulao by Original Fat
Del Mondongo (ft. Boogat, Heavy Soundz, Paranoize) by Alquimia Verbal
Wailering in the Moonshine by Mad Zach
El Reino De Bomba by DJ Tzinas
Gracias by Munchi
Dale Mas Claps (new MSTR) by Sabo & Melo
Estilo Acapulco by El Remolon & Boogat
Take Dat! By SaBBo & Yuvi Gerstein
La Guial De La Foto by Tarik
K Le Pase by Dj Dus
Mas Fuego by T.O.K.
Shotta (Steryotype RMX) by Munchi feat Mr Lex
Lola (Ging Danga) by Maluca & PartySquad
Pyar Baile by DJ Rekha feat Zuzuka Poderosa
Obuu Mo by EL
Dinheiro (Maga Bo RMX) by MC Cidinho
Wan Polisa by KiT (Kuenta i Tambú)
Decolator by Chief Boima
El Critica by Maga Bo
Soy La Cumbia (Thornato Remix) by Pedro Ramaya Beltran
Dance Bad (Rude Bwoy Version) by Stagga
Colony Collapse (Beats Antique remix) (feat. Nova) by Filastine

Primavera Menu at Baru, New Orleans Monday April 30



Soul Cocina returns to New Orleans for one night to cook a very special Mexican Menu. 

We will serve some of our famous vegan dishes as well as dishes for all you meatheads with slow cooked Rabbit confit (scented with orange, cinnamon and ancho chiles), homemade green chorizo (pork belly and pork shoulder sausage spiked with fresh green chillies, clove and cilantro)

We will be serving this feast at the beautiful Uptown neighborhood Latin hotspot Baru Bistro and Tapas on Magazine Street.

As always, everything will be prepared fresh and by hand by chef Roger Feely.

Smoked Green Garbanzos ~ 5 VEGAN

Soul Cocina Pickled Veggies ~ 5 VEGAN

Sour Flour Mollete • Soul Cocina Chorizo Verde • Queso Fresco ~13
Sour Flour Mollete de Rajas • Salsa de Tomatillo ~9 VEGETARIAN

Rabbit Confit Chilaquiles ~14
Soul Cocina Chile De Arbol Totopos w/ Grilled Veggies ~10 VEGAN

Panucho de Pollo Pibil ~12
Cumin Scented Purple Potato Panucho • Pickled Onion • Achiote ~10 VEGAN

We recommend 2 – 3 dishes per person.


WHAT:
A Celebration of Mexico via Handmade Regional Cuisine using the bounty of the Bayou's Springtime ingredients by Soul Cocina 



WHERE: 
3700 Magazine st.New Orleans, LA 70115

WHEN: 
Monday April 30 7pm - 9:30pm


Facebook RSVP

Streets of Bombay dinner at Dodo


7pm & 10pm
954 W Fulton St, Chicago

Menu

Bhel Puri

Goat Curry Pao • Mango Pickle
or Pav Bhaji

Pani Puri • Sprouted Fenugreek • Blood Orange

Aloo Gobi Samosa • Tamarind & Mint Chutney

Pork Sorpatel Kati Roll • Chicharrones • Guasacaca
or Holy Cow Kati Roll • Plantain • Kala Chana • Braised Dandelion Greens • Pickled Onions

Royal Faluda Kulfi

Real Food • Hand Made

Dodo will present a bar menu to add to the theme!

Reserve your spot today for 7pm and 10pm
Tickets available on eventbrite
Here is a breakdown of the menu:

Bhel Puri?
Soul Cocina has been serving bhel puri at Indian weddings and street food festivals for a while now. Puffed rice is dressed with fresh mint and tamarind chutneys and tossed with boiled potatoes, green mango, crispy fried lentils and roasted peanuts among other fun ingredients. This sweet, salty, tangy, spicey, crispy, luscious treat is served in Indian newspaper, just like on the streets of Mumbai.
Goat Curry Pao • Mango Pickle? What's that all about?
We slowly braise goat legs with fire roasted tomatoes, ginger, garlic, aromatic spices and chiles in banana leaves. The meat that falls off the bones and the sauce that we make from thickening the braising liquid with almonds, onions and sesame seeds is served with Soul Cocina mango pickle on a Goan style Portuguese Pao bread.
Pav Bhaji?
Pav Bhaji is a popular street food sandwich in India made with tomotoes and onions cooked down with other veggies and spices to make a succulent filling. Our version is Vegan!

Pani Puri • Sprouted Fenugreek • Blood Orange?
We make our own golgappas at Soul Cocina to ensure a crisp and fresh vehicle for our tangy tamarind water and spiced garbanzos. We sprout fenugreek seeds and add fresh blood orange segments to the mix. For folks that are familiar with this staple of Indian street food, they will be excited to sample this exciting version. For newcomers to this treat, one bite and they'll be hooked!
Aloo Gobi Samosa • Tamarind & Mint Chutney
Potatoes and cauliflower roasted with coriander and fennel are wrapped in a handmade pastry spiked with ajwain. With traditional mint and tamarind chutneys, this street food classic is a sure shot.
Pork Sorpatel Kati Roll • Chicharrones • Guasacaca?
The Adobo Hobo in San Francisco took their famous Filipino sisig and wrapped it in a taco with chicharrones. We were inspired by this and have decided to make a kati roll from the Goan pork dish, sorpatel, and wrap it in a paratha, just like a Calcutta kati roll. We make our own chicharrones with a process that involves boiling, dehydrating and frying, then we dress these tacos with guasacaca, the ubiquitous Venezuelan late night street food condiment made from avocados.
Holy Cow Kati Roll • Plantain • Kala Chana • Braised Dandelion Greens • Pickled Onions?
Our vegan kati roll is filled with Plantains and black Indian garbanzos (kala chana) and dandelion greens braised with brown cardamom and ginger. Plus Soul Cocina lime pickles.
Here are some videos I shot at ACE and Cidade de Goa of chefs making parathas.

San Jueves: Thursday Soul Suppers

Soul Cocina at La Victoria Thursday Nights
Menu for Thursday February 18th
La Victoria Bakery
2937 24th St @ Alabama St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 642-7120 6pm-9pm

Tune: Feria de Los Jueves en Lules by The Peronists


Totopos de Pato
~Orange and Cinnamon scented Duck Confit & hot and crispy tortilla chips tossed in Chile de Arbol Salsa w/ Queso Anejo

Roasted Beat Salad
w/ Spiced Candied Pecans, Pomegranate Gastrique, Dandelion Greens and house Queso Fresco

Tostada de Coctel de Pulpo
~Crispy tortilla topped with citrus marinated octopus, blood orange, cara cara orange, local olive oil, spearmint & watermellon radish

Pork Belly Tacos
w/ Avocado, Tomatillo Salsa & Jalapenos Curtidos

Panucho de Pollo Pibil
~handmade tortilla filled w/ black beans from Rancho Gordo, topped w/ organic slow cooked achiote-garlic chicken, habanero salso and pickled red onions

Enchiladas Pipian
~Dela Cotta Squash, Queso Fresco & Fire Roasted Chilaca Chiles wrapped in Cactus Tortillas and smothered in Green Mole made from radish leaves, cilantro and pumpkin seeds


Special Dessert

Valentine's Soul Cocina Sunday Dinner @ Little Baobab

SOUL COCINA VALENTINE DINNER
Little Baobab
3388 19th St @ Mission St
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415) 643-3558

6pm - 10pm


Octopus salad with cara cara and blood oranges, mint, radish, sumac, and z'taar lavash and Palestinian olive oil powder

Lamb meatball shakshuka w/ Israeli cous cous and garlic confit

pork belly special

Black Sea Bass Moqueca with basmati rice and parker house roll

Kala Chana Methi
Slow cooked black Indian garbanzos with braised fenugreek leaves, lacinto kale and dandelion greens served with pomegranate tamarind chutney, papadams, crispy spiced kala chana and basmati rice

w\ special dessert

Taking a break from the cameras at Precita Park this Sunday for another feast at Baobab





Get some tunes by the Bay's Princess of Soul Joyo Velarde here.
And check out hte 5th Annual Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Benefit @ Fish Restaurant

Party at La Victoria Bakery Feb 13

poster by Philip Clark

To celebrate the debut of hand made products from Wholesome Bakery and Slow Jams at La Victoria Bakery.

Come find out what's cooking at La Victoria Bakery on 24th street at Alabama. There are some new chefs and grass roots start ups joining the La Victoria Familia this year. "Sweet corazon De La Mission" on Valentine's eve, Saturday Feb 13th will be the first of many special events at La Victoria celebrating the local community of culinary and musical artists.

FEB 13, VALENTINE"S EVE will mark the debut of products by Wholesome Bakery and Slow Jams at La Victoria Bakery. Soul Cocina will serve dishes from his upcoming weekly menu at La Victoria Bakery at "Sweet Corazon de la Mission"

Live Music:
LoCura Trio
Diana Gameros

Works from Antonio Del Mar and Claudio Nalerio

Food by:
La Victoria
Venga Empanadas
Wholesome Bakery
Soul Cocina
Slow Jams
ForageSF
Urban BBQ
Evil Jerk Cart
Lumpia Cart
Gumbo Cart
Sour Flour
The Spice Lady
House Kombucha
Peace Meals
...& more

WHERE:
La Victoria Bakery
2937 24th Street @ Alabama

WHEN:
February 13th
6pm - 10pm

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Local artist Philip Clark will be selling the "Corazon de La Mission" posters for $10 at La Victoria Saturday night

Soul Cocina Family Meal at Little Baobab

Sunday January 17th
Little Baobab
3388 19th Street San Francisco @ Mission
6pm till later


Panucho de Pollo Pibil $7
Garlic-Achiote Chicken, Shaved Radish, Pickled Onions, Habanero Salsa & Avocado sit atop a Fresh Tortilla filled with Ayacote Negro Beans

Blood Orange, Wild Fennel and Beet Salad $7
With Homemade Queso Fresco and Local Olive Oil

Quesadilla de Nopal with Salsa de Venas $8
Hand made Cactus tortillas filled with Queso Oaxaqueno and Roasted Cactus

Halibut Ceviche $8
Local Halibut in Lime and Chile served with Plantain Chips

Birria de Chivo $13
Slow Cooked Goat from Marin Sun Farm in a Savory Broth served with Tortillas

Chiles En Nogada $11
Roasted Pasilla Peppers filled with Homemade Queso Fresco and covered in a Walnut Cream topped with Local Red Walnuts and Pomegranate Seeds

Posole $11
A Pork and Hominy Stew served with shaved Radish and Cabbage served with Tortillas

Mole de Pollo $12
Made from Scratch and Served with Local Rice and Heirloom Vaquero Beans from Rancho Gordo

Winter Squash & Mustard Greens Enchiladas Pipian $11
Hand Made Tortillas, Green Pumpkin Seed-Radish Leaf Mole, Roasted Squash, Braised Greens, Queso Fresco

Chocolate Aztec Cake with Coffee Froth and Caramelized baby Banana $8
Made with Soconusco Single Origin Mexican Chocolate and De la Paz Coffee

Tune: La Negra Tomasa by Pepe Arevalo y Sus Mulatos


Tune: Cumbia Bass Mix by DJ Santero

OUSTIDE IN Holiday Party with LITTLE SKILLET



A holiday fundraiser for Casa De Las Madres and St Anthony Foundation

Tuesday Dec 22
330 Ritch Street
6pm - 1:30am

This party is an 18 and up event!

brought to you by

Little Skillet - Fabric8 - Papalote - Soul Cocina - Cento - Wholesome Bakery

Street Food
Top Local DJs
Art
Holiday Vendors
Family Party Vibe

FOOD BY:
Chai Cart
Slow Jams
SinigangSF
Chile Lindo
Lumpia Cart
Soul Cocina
Adobo Rollo
Gumbo Cart
Pizza Hacker
Adobo Hobo
Evil Jerk Cart
Brazilian Bites
Cookie Wag SF
That Guys Fries
Bike Basket Pies
Creme Brulee Cart
Gobba Gobba Hey
Wholesome Bakery
Good Foods Catering
El Porteno Empanadas
The Bay Area Soul Food Lady


DJs:
Mind Motion (cream of beat)
Chuey Gomez (kmel)
Doc Fu (red wine)
Umami (peaches,FML)
Selector Kirk (Sweaterfunk)
MR E (Papalote Hi Fi)
Cutso ( fingerbangerz)

Live Painting by Marcus Murray

RSVP on the
Facebook page

September 27th, Call to Flavor

Eat the rich, feed the poor.
mark your calendars.
Sunday September 27th 12Noon to 3pm
For Exact Location check Soul Cocina on Twitter
A benefit for St Anthony Foundation

Bacon Potato Chips
Toasty Melts
The Gumbo Man
Adobo Hobo
Pizza Hacker
Bike Basket Pies
Wholesome Bakery
Gobba Gobba Hey
The Sweet Cart
Lumpia Cart
Urban Nectar
Magic Curry Cart
Brazilian Bites
Smiten Ice Cream
& Soul Cocina

Plus Yoga For Kids at 1pm

Tune: Don't Joke With a Hungry Man by Quantic

Tune: Hungry Ghosts (feat. Wire MC & ECD) by Filastine

Tune: Belly Full feat. Kardinal Offishall, Steele & Baja (Dry Eye Crew) by J. Period and K'Naan

Check out some great art here.

The event should be as fun as my debut with the SF street carts at "Street Food for Singles"


....or as fun as pizza in Dolores Park.