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Saturday, November 2, 1pm: Dia de los Muertos with Monica Mannion
Saturday, November 2, 1pm: Dia de los Muertos with Monica Mannion


 
Price $110.00

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Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) is a two-day festival that takes place every November 1 and 2. Although celebrated throughout Latin America, the occasion is most strongly identified with Mexico, where the lives of the deceased are celebrated (not mourned!) with parties, traditions, and yes, food and drink! Join Monica Mannion for a Day of the Dead lunch featuring traditional dishes such as ensalada calabaza caramelizada (caramelized sweet potato salad); mole de Olla (Mexican traditional stew of xoconostle, mixed vegetables and beef submerged into a broth of chile guajillo and chile pasilla); and pan de muerto y cafe con chocolate (Day of the Dead traditional sweet bread served with an aromatic Mexican coffee and chocolate). Monica Mannion’s cooking trajectory is a full circle. Born in Mexico City, she attended the Cambridge Cookery School in the UK and found herself living in Shanghai, where she became the private chef for a Mexican diplomat. Monica’s connection to Mexican cuisine is deeply personal, and it’s her mission to expose her audience to the wide diversity of her homeland’s cooking, beyond the ubiquitous Tex Mex and Texicali fare that we all know. To get you fully immersed in the spirit of things, Monica will transform the COOK space into an ofrenda, a shrine built to remember and honor those who have passed, complete with traditional flowers, candles and more. Plus, what’s a fiesta without a margarita, right?