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MENU, THURSDAY, DEC 18
Chef: Anne Lee

Salad: Shaved Brussells Sprouts and Fennel Salad, Persimmon, Pomegranate, Toasted Almonds, Creamy Blood Orange Miso Dressing.

Soup: Creamy Smoked Parsnip and Cauliflower Soup, Puff Pastry, Beet Jellee, Pistachio, Parsley, Local Olive Oil

Main: Walnut Pesto Risotto with Sweet Green Peas, King Oyster Mushroom Scallops, Crispy Fried Potato Nest, Chives

Dessert: Traditional Holiday Pie Trio, with a Twist! Apple Cinnamon Pie Pop Tart. Spiced Pumpkin Pie Mouse with Coconut Whipped Cream. Pecan Pie Turtle with Graham Cracker Cookie, Pecan Praline, Bourbon Caramel
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Menu is subject to change.
All menu items are plant based (Vegan)
Scent pairing by Institute of Art and Olfaction to be announced!
Chef: Anne Lee Huffman // Scent Pairing: Saskia Wilson-Brown

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We’re also teaming up with the Atwater Village based food collective and art space Thank You For Coming again! Thank You For Coming is a collectively-run restaurant that is home to an artist-in-residence program. They are incredible people at an incredible place! And, the evening will be hosted by the delightful Phyllis Navidad.

Don’t miss it! It will sell out fast.

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Date: Thursday, December 18, 7:30pm
Location: Thank You For Coming: 3416 Glendale Blvd, LA, CA 90039
Limited seating, tickets required
Purchase at: smellyourdinner3.brownpapertickets.com

Cost:
Dinner and Scent Pairing $65.00
Wine Pairing: $25

Stop and Smell Your Dinner Winter Feast

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GET YOUR TICKETS NOW! We are already selling them quickly.

Stop and Smell Your Dinner – Holiday Edition, Dec 18

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Castle Gourmet & Institute for Art and Olfaction Present

Stop and Smell Your Dinner – A vegan scenting pop-up dining experience –
the Holiday Edition!

Featuring four Holiday inspired courses from Chef Anne Lee creatively paired with complimentary aromas by The Institute for Art and Olfaction

Chef: Anne Lee
Scent Pairing: Saskia Wilson-Brown

Thursday, December 18th, 7:30pm.
Dinner: $65, Limited seating available.

Press:
LA CANVAS http://www.lacanvas.com/scent-pairing-castle-gourmets-stop-and-smell-your-dinner/
TIMEOUT http://www.timeout.com/los-angeles/food-drink/stop-and-smell-your-dinner
LA WEEKLY http://www.laweekly.com/los-angeles/stop-and-smell-your-dinner/Event?oid=5096678

Get tickets now!

EastSide Food Fest – Vendors and Guests announced!

VENDORS AND SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES ANNOUNCED FOR THE EASTSIDE FOOD FESTIVAL!
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MENU & SCENT PAIRING

HOLY MOLY! (Errrrr i should say Mole) MENU for Friday’s STOP AND SMELL YOUR DINNER announced!
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~ First Course ~ Caramelized Yam, Savory Poached Pear, Burnt Grape, Cardamom Coconut Cream, Curried Red Wine Reduction
~ Scent Paring: Cade / Hinoki / Lavender ~ A subtly burnt juniper and hinoki wood blend, softened with high elevation lavender.

~ Second Course ~ Indian Summer Caprese Salad – Baby Heirloom Tomato, Watermelon, Mozzarella Spheres, Walnut Pesto Dressing, Local Olive Oil, Balsamic
~ Scent Paring: : Lemongrass / Paradisamide ~ A blend of bright bitter lemongrass with guava and rhubarb.

~ Main Course ~ Otoño de Verano Tamal – Millet Tamale, Fall Pumpkin, Chili, Green Pistachio Mole, Quince Black Beans, Avocado Cream, Crema, Pomegranate Pico de Gallo, Corn Flake
~ Scent Paring: Cumin / Cilantro / Triplal ~ A bold aromatic cumin complemented with a fresh, green, leafy cilantro.

~ Dessert ~ Ginger Peach Ice Cream, Brown Sugar Crumble, Salt Caramel, Green Tea
~ Scent Pairing: Methyl Cycle Pentenolone / Dewfruit ~ A sweet caramelized maple and coffee blend, with a surprising melon undertone.

Annoucing the EASTSIDE FOOD FESTIVAL – November 9th

WE ARE THROWING A PARTY!!! A FOOD PARTY!!!!
Chef Anne Lee
has been busy lately… but not just making food! She is producing a seriously awesome new food festival – the EastSide Food Fest that is going down in Silverlake in November. Not only will there be 25 of your favorite LA Eastside restaurants participating as vendors, there will be tons of other great things going on – food demos, discussion panels, raffle prizes, awesome beverages… Sign up for the mailing list for more info at www.EastSideFoodFest.com to get all the juicy details as they are released.

EastSide Food Festival, Sunday, November 9th

EastSide Food Festival – Sunday, November 9th

Tickets at Brown Paper Tickets

Presented by Castle Gourmet with Mack Sennett Studios and Food is the New Rock

For full information, visit www.EastSideFoodFest.com

Our Second Scent Pairing with Art and Olfaction – October 3rd

Castle Gourmet Dining, The Institute for Art and Olfaction and Thank You For Coming present ‘Stop and Smell Your Dinner’- a scented, four-course popup dinner.

We’re excited to bring you our second scented dinner collaboration with your local favorite perfume non-profit – the Institute for Art and Olfaction . Chef Anne Lee of Castle Gourmet Dining returns teaming up with IAO’s Saskia Wilson-Brown to create illuminating, complementary scent pairings.

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If you came to our last collaboration dinner, you know what happens when you pair up excellent food and some seriously considered scent: Sensorial magic.

As if that weren’t enough: We’re also teaming up with the Atwater Village based food collective and art space Thank You For Coming. Thank You For Coming is a collectively-run restaurant that is home to an artist-in-residence program. The evening will be hosted by the delightful Phyllis Navidad.

Don’t miss it! It will sell out fast.

Date: Friday October 3rd, 7:30pm
Location: Thank You For Coming: 3416 Glendale Blvd, LA, CA 90039
Limited seating, Tickets Required: smellyourdinner.brownpapertickets.com
Cost: $65.00

Stop and Smell Your Dinner pix

Thanks again to everyone that came to STOP AND SMELL YOUR DINNER.

It was off the chain.

We have some pix up, and you should check them out. And please come to our next event… details coming soon!!! (CLICK FOR PIX)

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Scent Pairing pop-up MENU Announced

STOP AND SMELL YOU DINNER – a scented pop-up dining experience is fastly approaching! We’ve been hold up in the labratory finalizing the perfect scent pairings for each of the 4 courses offered at Stop and Smell your Dinner. Scent pairing by the Institute for Art and Olfaction’s Saskia Wilson-Brown. This is one not to be missed! Reserve now, only a few seats left. email Reserve [at] CastleGourmetDining [dot] com

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MENU

Castle Gourmet’s Stop and Smell Your Dinner scented pop-up experience MENU (scent pairing not listed)

Salad – Edible Garden – Edible Soil, Red Beet Carpaccio Sous Vide, Roasted Golden Beets, Edible Pebbles, Mustard, Cucumber Dill Gelée, Lemon Crème Fraiche, Seasonal Greens and Herbs

Soup – Chilled White Almond and Garlic Gazpacho, Burnt Mushroom Dust, Red Grapes, Cucumber, Chive Oil. Served with Phyllo Crisp, Cherry Gelée, Avocado Puree, Parsley

Entrée – Fried Squash Blossom, Eggplant and Squash Timbale, Heirloom Tomato, Local Olive Oil Cubes, Tomato Caviar, Basil 

Dessert – Ojai Lavender Blueberry Ice Cream, Lemon Cookie, Infused Berries, Sugar Tuile

Stop! And Smell Your Dinner!

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 Castle Gourmet is very excited to announce a super fun pop-up dining experience… Stop and Smell your Dinner. An interactive, scented Pop-Up dinner featuring a four courses created by Chef Anne Lee, paired with aromas and essences by the Institute for Art and Olfraction and hosted by Phyllis Navidad. 

Seating will be very limited, and reservations required. Please inquire at [email protected]

Menu to be announced

Dinner and Fragrance Experience $65

Optional Wine Pairing $25

Chef Anne Lee hopes that every meal is not just a meal, but an experience!