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Vegan Dinner at Banzo 3

  • Sep 17, 2013 · 6:30 PM

Duplicate Events: Tuesday, Sept. 10 & Monday, Sept. 16 

Our completely vegan dinner will be served buffet style. Everything is gluten free except the pita bread.

Falafel: Freshly fried. Made with garbanzo beans, herbs, and spices.

Hummus: Chickpeas with tahini, olive oil, and a special blend of spices.

Chopped Salad: Cabbage, seedless cucumber, tomatoes, red onion, parsley, and mint.

Majadra Rice: Jasmine rice, lentils, caramelized onions, and cinnamon.

Roasted Carrots: Slowly-roasted carrots with cardamom, cumin seeds, and sautéed onions.

Whole Wheat & White Pita Bread

Malabi: Coconut milk custard with strawberry syrup and coconut flakes.

Water is included. Beer, wine, and soda will be available for an extra charge.

The $15.00 fee includes the tax, tip, and everything mentioned above (except the noted beverages). That breaks down to about $11.00 for the meal, plus tax, tip, and a little to cover the and PayPal fees.

RSVP/Payment Info:
Pre-payment is required to RSVP (see exception below). automates this process when you pay via PayPal. If you want to pay by check, contact me and I will give you my mailing address. I will manually update your RSVP as soon as I receive your request, but since our events fill up quickly, out of fairness to other group members I will remove the RSVP if the check is not received within four business days.

Special honor system exception: If you have been in the group for a while and have a history of attending and paying for events without any problems you can contact me about paying me at the event. This accommodation is provided as a convenience -- you are still responsible for paying even if you do not attend

Important Note: I will manually update the RSVPs of people who pay by check or use the honor system, but it's possible the event will fill up before I check my email. If that happens I will add you to the waiting list.

Fee Disclosure:
The $15.00 fee includes a little extra to cover PayPal's fees (74 cents) as well as's $144 annual cost.

Refund Policy:
If you cancel on or before Sunday, September 15th you will get a full refund. There are no refunds for cancellations after the deadline or if you do not show up to the event. If something comes up at the last minute you are welcome to find someone else to attend instead of you. The reason refunds are not given after the deadline is that I agree to pay for everyone who has paid me at that point.

What about kids?
Kids 8 and under pay $7.50. Young children who will only nibble off of your plate can attend at no charge. Please note in the comment section of your RSVP if kids will be joining you.

This is a vegetarian group. Why is the dinner vegan?
This group has members who are vegetarian, vegan, and just interested. Everyone is welcome. I think it's important for our events to have a menu that not only has something for everyone, but where everyone can eat everything.

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  • Jessica H.

    Yum! Delicious food! Thanks for organizing Dave!

    September 18, 2013

  • Maria Michele N.

    great food! i didn't care for the buffet style -- i like family style better -- but i'm happy with whatever works for the restaurant. i'll definitely go back to Banzo !

    September 18, 2013

  • Stephen L

    Good dinner. Plenty of good, tasty food. Love buffet style of doing these. A little cramped, but essentially a private dining room. Nice conversation. Will probably go back--even though it's not near any other place I usually go. Thanks for your efforts, Dave, the divine organizer.

    September 17, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Would love to attend. Worked late. Sorry. Looking forward to the next time. ;) To all my Vegans.

    September 17, 2013

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Additional notes: See the details of the refund policy in the event description.

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