OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY

OSU Groups Offer Music and Food at “Soul Food Cafe” Celebration

02/13/2012

Oregon State University’s department of University Housing & Dining Services will host the fifth annual “Soul Food Café: a journey through culture and cuisine,” in celebration of Black History Month, on Wednesday, February 22 from 5 to 8 p.m. at McNary Dining Center.

The celebration is one of many in the Journey Through Culture and Cuisine series and is being held in conjunction with OSU’s Black History Month.   Soul Food Café will honor African-American cultures and foods and will feature live entertainment and spoken word performances.

Tickets cost $8 and will be available at the door, or in advance from any of the University Housing & Dining Services dining centers.  Dinner will be served from 5 to 7:30 p.m., with entertainment continuing until 8 p.m.

The menu will feature carved Virginia ham, southern fried chicken, tofu Creole, collard and mustard greens with ham, candied yams, bananas foster, New Orleans style beignets and other regional culinary favorites. 

The event is sponsored by University Housing & Dining Service in collaboration with the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center, the Black Student Union, and the Ujima Education Office.