Dinner event announcement from our friends at Whole Foods Market

South By Pacific Northwest From Around Here

8-course Dinner 

Thursday, August 28 at 6:00 p.m. 

Velvet Underground Dining Experience (VUDE).

Chef Anne Haerle, the culinary mastermind behind Whole Plate at Whole Foods Market Interbay, is passionate about merging the native ingredients of the Pacific Northwest with her Southern biscuits-and-gravy roots. The event menu will reflect the modernist flair she adds to her dishes to augment the natural flavors on the plate.


A Little Bite
Late Summer Crostini with Slow-Roasted Balsamic Peaches, Willapa Hills Bacon and Bleu Cheese, and Toasted Pecans

Meats, Cheeses, and Pickles
Assorted Offerings from Mt. Townsend Creamery, Olympic Provisions, Salt Spring Island Cheese, Firefly Kitchens, Unbound Pickling, and Simple and Crisp

From the Garden
Coffee-Roasted Beet Salad with Field Greens, Shaved Fennel, and Crushed Hazelnuts in a Brown Butter Vinaigrette

Swimming Upstream
Wild Mushroom Cracked Faro “Grits” Topped with Barron Point Oysters, Crispy Bacon, and Fresh Corn
Yard Bird
Rosemary-Garlic Fried Chicken in a Buttermilk Biscuit with a Spicy Remoulade

So Meaty
Carolina-Style Sweet and Sour Short Ribs with Red Cabbage and Kale Slaw

Sweet Treat
Northwest Blueberry-Basil Cobbler with Ruby Jewel Vanilla Bean Ice Cream

Coffee and Chocolate
Café Lladro and Hand of God Café Unico
Selection of Treats from Theo’s Chocolate, Jon Boy Caramels, and Fran’s Chocolates