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Carts And A Cold One Cook Off — Sunday, August 1, 2010

event poster for Carts & a Cold One

Coming Right Up At Ninkasi Brewery–Sunday, August 1, 5pm to 8pm.

Every wonder which of our local food carts offers the best meals?  Ever yearn for a cool beer to help wash down that freshly prepared sandwich just emerging from the dark recesses of the food wagon?

Here’s the answer to your deepest desires–Slow Food Eugene and Ninkasi Brewery bring you “Carts and A Cool One.”  This is a cook off between cart vendors from all over the area.  The vendors’ dishes will consist of at least 75 percent locally grown products.  Proceeds of the event go towards the School Garden Project, the Farm to School Program, and sending local delegates to Terra Madre.

Each tempting 3-bite sample will be paired with an ale carefully selected by Ninkasi’s experts.  You will be able to note how the distinctive melange of malt and hops in each ale interacts with the subtle nuances of the cart vendor’s delicacies.

Or, you can plunge in, eat your fill, sip a cold one, and find a shady spot to enjoy the fine summer Sunday evening.

The choice is yours.

Your only task will be to vote for your favorite cart.  Ninkasi has donated the grand prize.  The winner of this cut throat, no holds barred, slam down is an ad in the Eugene Weekly.  There will be claw marks everywhere.

Here are the details:

DATE:  Sunday, August 1, 2010

TIME:  5pm to 8pm

PLACE:  Ninkasi Brewing Patio, 272 Van Buren Street, Eugene, Oregon 97402 · (541) 344-2739

TICKETS:  $15 packet–in advance from Brown Paper Tickets.  Tickets will be available Friday, July 23.
$18 packet–at the door
$4 for individual tastes (only available at the door).  Only packet holders will be eligible to vote.
Please bring cash for ticket purchases at the door.  No checks.

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