International Dinner Series

Our Upcoming Dinner:

Russian Night

Our International Dinner Series is currently on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but once we’re able to congregate in groups again, we will celebrate Russian culture and cuisine with guest chefs Yekaterina and Viktor. Stay tuned!

Date: TBD
Location: TBD
Cost: $25/person
Menu: TBD

Our Previous 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

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

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)

Dessert: Rice and milk
Almond coconut cake

Kenyan Night

Date: April 21st
Time: 6:00 p.m.

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
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.