You're invited to an evening of gourmet vegan dining, and a delightful opportunity to meet VSH's August lecturer, Dr. Melanie Joy!
Govinda's Vegetarian Buffet and
the Vegetarian Society of Hawaii present
Carnival in Rio!
A Vegan Culinary Journey to Brazil
Guest of Honor Melanie Joy, Ph.D., Ed.M.
author of Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs and Wear Cows
5:30 to 8:30 p.m.
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Govinda’s Vegetarian Buffet
51 Coelho Way, Honolulu, HI 96817
$18, ages 8-12, $10, ages 0-7 free
To RSVP (please note that this is separate from your Oahu Vegan Meetup Group RSVP) and pay by August 12, 2013
Please call [masked] or email [masked].
(some walk-ins possible)
Carnival in Rio!
Brazilian Vegan Buffet Menu
Pick up your forks and enjoy festive dishes, all vegan and gluten-free, from the land of the samba!
Table top appetizer
Starter: Feijao de Coco, coconut bean soup, creamy and rich in flavor
Feijoada, the national dish of Brazil,
Slow-simmered black beans with traditional herbs and spices served over a warm polenta
Almondegas Ao Molho de Tomates,
Veggie balls cooked in a spiced tomato sauce
Arroz Brasileiro, Brazilian rice, savory herb and tomato rice
A Brazilian vegetable dish made with sweet potatoes, spinach, potato and chayote
Green Garden Salad with Herb Dressing
Doce de Banana, sweet bananas, bananas cooked in a caramel sauce
Docinhos de Abobora, pumpkin candy
Broinhas, sweet corn cookies
Served with a refreshing Pineapple Mint Tea
Bring your friends and family for relaxing outdoor dining as the sun sets in verdant Nuuanu Valley!
Proceeds will go towards continuing Govinda's mission of promoting and bringing healthy vegan/vegetarian meals to the students and faculty at the University of Hawaii at Manoa.
Please come early to be seated with other Oahu Vegan Meetup Group members. Otherwise, come at any time during the event just to enjoy the food (buffet will be served until the end, although early arrival will assure the best variety of dishes)!
Keiki and their adult friends will have fun at the free activities table!