Go Eat Give - Destination Dominican Carnival
Saturday, February 22, 2014 from 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM (EST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Go Eat Give brings an authentic Caribbean style Carnival experience to Atlanta this February! Celebrate the festival with a mega buffet dinner, learn about Dominican culture and dance the night away to merengue and bachata rhythms.
Meet the main characters of DR Carnival including Diablo Cojuelo (The Limping Devil), Roba la Gallina (Steal the Chicken) and Se me muere Rebeca (Rebeca is dying). Live music by DJ Rafi.
Mr. Daniel V Taveras, Lab Policy Manager at Coca Cola will share his experience of growing up in the DR and celebrating the Carnival with his family and friends. He will tell you the difference between Dominican and other Caribbean carnivals. You will come to know about traditional customs, costumes and their significance.
Menu includes Tostones (green plantains), Maduros (sweet plantains), Moro (rice & beans), Mofongo (smashed green plantains), Ensalada Mixta (mixed green salad), Pollo Guisado (chicken stew), Rabo Guisado (ox tail stew), Camarofongo (shrimp in garlic sauce), Berenjenas Rellenas (stuffed eggplant), Molondrones con coco (okra in coconut sauce) and for dessert, Arroz con Leche (Dominican style rice pudding).
Dress code: Carnival Style colorful costumes or Masks are encouraged
Ticket includes buffet dinner, speaker and entertainment. Cash bar. Free parking.
Portion of proceeds benefit Go Eat Give, 501(c)(3) registered nonprofit organization that raises awareness of different cultures through travel, food and community service.
Sponsored by Klinke Immigration LLC, an Atlanta based law firm that handles complex family and humanitarian immigration cases, while striving to take the intimidation out of complex immigration laws."
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Go Eat Give
Go Eat Give is an Atlanta based nonprofit that encourages people to learn about different cultures through food, travel and community service. We host monthly "destination" events where you can experience the cuisine and culture of a far off land; volunteer vacation trips around the world; and lots of fun articles on our web site.