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First Course: A Nordic Inspired Porridge PopUp

  • Sawmill Studio 3403 Piedmont Avenue Oakland, CA, 94611 United States (map)


3/26/17 11am or 1 pm

Each reservation includes a hand-thrown ceramic bowl made by Oakland potter Sarah Koik (yours to keep) filled with one serving of porridge plus a hand-dyed napkin/tea-towel (also yours to keep!) and a small cider or chai. 

Nordic inspired porridge made by chef and Rooted Food founder, Kristen Rasmussen de Vasquez. All produce locally sourced. Vegetarian and gluten-free options available. Choose from:  

-Millet and chicken tamari: Seared radish, crackling and wood sorrel sauce. 

-Buckwheat, greens and goat gouda: Soft-cooked egg, crispy shallots, and pea shoots.

-Heirloom mixed-grain and rhubarb-apple crisp: Cardamom, yogurt, molasses and bay nut. 

Bespoke table setting available for purchase on the day of the event includes custom cast metal spoons by jeweler Christy Natsumi, a set of cloth napkins/tea-towels hand embroidered by Nadia Lachance and beeswax candles made by Lauren DiCioccio. Spoons, linens and candles are extremely limited editions, made specifically for this one-time collaborative table setting and communal meal. 

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