James Murphy, Wylie Dufresne, And Others To Headline Le Grand Fooding's Campfire Session Next Month
On September 17 Le Grand Fooding will host what it's calling the Campfire Session at the Elizabeth Street Garden downtown; there'll be dishes designed by LCD Soundsystem's James Murphy and WD-50's Wylie Dufresne, DJ sets by Nancy Whang and DJ Mehdi, and performances by Sondre Lerche and Hanni El Khatib. Tickets don't go on sale to the general public until September 1, but thanks to a Sound of the City presale you can get an early-bird ticket through the Le Grand Fooding site. Tickets are $50 and include food and entertainment, as well as three half-sized cocktails; $15 from each ticket goes to Action Against Hunger International. The full lineup is below.
Food: BEEF AND CHIVE SALAD by JAMES MURPHY (DFA Records, NYC) & chef INAKI AIZPITARTE (Le Chateaubriand, Paris) SOCK-IT-TO-FRIED CHICKEN "WARNING: TASTES LIKE CHICKEN" TOFU served with apricot crack sauce, endives 'n' black-eyed pea hummus, coconut honey biscuits by MUHSINAH (The Golden Girl, DC) & chef DANTE GONZALES (Dante Fried Chicken, LA) CHEF'S CHOICE by chef WYLIE DUFRESNE (WD-50, NYC)
Cocktails: WESTSIDE by SASHA PETRASKE (Milk & Honey, NYC) IRISH BUCK by RICHARD BOCCATO (Dutch Kills, NYC)
Sweets: ARTISAN ICE CREAM by VAN LEEUWEN (NYC)
Music: SONDRE LERCHE (Mona Records, NYC) HANNI EL KHATIB (Downtown Records, L.A.)
DJ: NANCY WHANG (DFA Records, NYC) DJ MEHDI (Ed Banger, Paris)
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