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International Dinner Series

2019 International Dinners (Upcoming):

Inland Curry is hosting a pop-up dinner series featuring international cuisines with guest cooks from Spokane's refugee and immigrant communities.

 

Iraqi Night

Our dinner series continues on November 22nd with a celebration of Iraqi cuisine and culture featuring guest cook, Fadhaa.

Date: November 22, 2019
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25 ($5 for kids ages 5-12)

For ticket information, visit https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4430002

Tentative Menu:

Chicken Tikka
Tepsi (Iraqi vegetable casserole)
Biryani
Lentil Soup
Fattoush Salad
Dates and Coconut

 

Previous Dinners:

Tastes of the World, Sounds of the East

Date: October 13th
Time: 5:30 p.m. (dinner) and concert to follow
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $40 ($10 for kids ages 5-12)

This dinner featured international cuisine from Afghanistan, East Africa, Iraq, Jordan, Nepal, and Syria, and was followed by a performance by Partho Sarothy, one of India's top sarod maestros and senior disciple of Pandit Ravi Shankar, along with Abhijit Banerjee, the well renowned tabla maestro, and Somnath Roy on ghatam.

 

Colombian Night

Date: August 30th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Big Barn Brewing (16004 N Applewood Lane, Mead, WA 99021)
Cost: $25

Menu:

Ajiaco (chicken soup with potatoes, corn, peppers, capers, cream, and avacado)
Arroz Mixto (mixed rice with chicken, sausage, and peas)
Plantains
Salad
Rice Pudding

 

Mexican Night

Date: July 19th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Big Barn Brewing (16004 N Applewood Lane, Mead, WA 99021)
Cost: $25

Menu:

Mexican Rice
Frijoles Puercos (Cuban beans)
Pork Adobo
Tamales
Flan

East African Night

Date: June 8th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25

To reserve seats, please email inlandcurry@gmail.com.

Menu:

Doro Wat
Fufu
Sambosa
Somali Salad
Somali Rice
Injera Bread
Lamania

Albanian Night

Date: May 18th
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25

Menu:

Japrak (Grape leaves stuffed with rice)
Byrek (Fillo dough stuffed with spinach and cheese)
Sallate me domate dhe kastraveca (salad with tomatoes, cucumbers, feta cheese, olives)
Turli (Vegetable stew with eggplant, peppers, tomatoes, and potatoes)
Qofte & Qebap (Albanian meatballs)
Grosh (Bean stew)
Pilaf (Rice)
Kadaif (dessert)

 

Afghan Night

Date: April 27
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25

To reserve seats, please email inlandcurry@gmail.com.

Menu:

Qabili Pilau
Bamya
Mantoo
Chapli Kabab
Chicken Dopiaza
Ferney
Green Tea

 

Kenyan Night

Date: February 8th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: The Community School (1025 W Spofford Ave, Spokane, WA 99205)
Cost: $25

To reserve seats, please email inlandcurry@gmail.com.

Tentative Menu

Chicken Pilau
Beef Stew
Maharagwe Ya Nazi (Coconut Bean Soup)
Cabbage and Kale
Mushenye (mashed sweet potatoes and beans)
Chapati (homemade flat bread)
Basmati Rice
Kenyan Tea

 

Syrian Night

Date: January 11
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25/person ($5/kids 5-12); No Walk-Ins 

Guest chef: Nabil Alzouabi.

Menu: 

Russian Salad
Falafel
Shawarma
Indian Kabob
Rice
Baklava
Juice

 

2018 International Dinners

Bhutan Night

Date: November 2
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian  Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25/person ($5/kids 5-12); No Walk-Ins 

Bhutan Night featured guest cooks Pingala and Mitra.

Menu: 

Chai and snacks
Dal (lentils)
Saag (spinach)
Jackfruit and Potato Curry
Chicken Curry
Potato and Vegetable Achar
Carrot Pudding

Jordanian Night

Date: September 22
Time 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25 per person

Jordanian Night featured guest cook Maisa

Menu:

Beef Kabobs
Chicken and Chickpeas with Rice
Rice and Vegetables
Tabbouleh with Hummus
Pudding

Kurdish Night

Date: July 28th
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane

Menu:

Freekeh (Green durum wheat with chicken and cashews)
Sumaghiyyeh (Beef stew with eggplant, chickpeas, onions, garlic, and mint)
Roasted Vegetables
Roasted Magda with Tomatoes
Rice Pudding
Fruit

 

Peruvian Night

Date: June 9th
Time 6:00 p.m.
Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of Spokane (4340 W Fort George Wright Dr)
Cost: $25 per person

"Peru Night," with guest cook Yoni, featured an amazing spread of traditional Peruvian cuisine, which included:

Starters:

Ceviche
Quinoa soup
Causa rellenas (potatoes, avacados, shrimp)

Main Menu: 

Lomo saltado (beef, potatoes, onions, tomatoes, rice)
Aji de gallina (chicken, potatoes, rice)
Beans

Dessert:

Rice and milk
Fruit
Almond coconut cake

Kenyan Night

Date: April 21st
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Location: Westminster Congregational Church (411 S. Washington)
Cost: $25 per person

"Kenyan Night," with guest cook Maureen, featured  cuisine from three of Kenya's tribal regions: Luhya, Luo, and Coast Province.

Menu:

Beef Pilau
Tilapia Stew
Mushenye (mashed sweet potatoes and beans)
Maharagwe Ya Nazi (beans cooked in coconut milk)
Cabbage and Kale
Chipatis
Basmati Rice
Kenyan Tea

Afghan Night

Our second dinner, "Afghan Night," was held in February, and was a celebration of Afghani cuisine with guest cooks Zakia and Najia. Guests enjoyed dishes including Qabali Pulao (rice and vegetables), Biryani (chicken with rice), Do Piaza (Beef curry), Bamia (Oakra), and Maast (Afghani yogurt).

Nepali Night

Our first dinner--"Momo Night"-- took place at The Spokane Woman's Club on January 12th, and featured Nepali  cuisine with guest cook Pingala Dhital. Attendees learned how to make Nepali dumplings ("momos"), and enjoyed several authentic vegetarian dishes from Nepal. You can see photos from the night on our Instagram page.