Pliny the Elder, a Roman naturalist, left to the annals of history his lengthy, detailed and sometimes bombastic work, ‘Natural History.’ It is a veritable marshland of superstitious advice and pontification, however not above questioning its own contents:
Monthly Archives: January 2013
Jennifer June Strawn is in residence for one more week + making superstitious food for the Best of the Rest: Abundance, Protection, Wisdom and Love: Lucky Black-Eyed Pea Stew (Wednesday + Thursday) Kale and Tomato Soup for the Promise of Love (Friday + Saturday) Rosemary Cornbread for Prosperity Side of Potatoes and Cabbage for Protection… Read more »
We are hosting a Residency Interest night in our space on Monday 1/28 at 7pm to talk about our residency program in depth and give examples of ideas and projects that would work well in our space. We’ll also be answering questions and talking about other ways to get involved with Thank You For Coming…. Read more »
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Chorizo + leek + white bean soup – $4 Coffee cake – $3 Tortilla espanola (potatoes + eggs + herbs), served with crunch salad – $6 Coffee + tea – $2 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
New drawings by Jennifer June Strawn for her book tied with this month’s Superstition & Sustenance residency project:
Join us this Sunday, January 27th, 4PM, at Thank You For Coming for an artist’s talk in conjunction with Jennifer June Strawn’s residency project “Superstition & Sustenance.” The artist, Jennifer June Strawn, will discuss the history and psychology of superstition as it relates to culture, evolution, philosophy, narrative, art, and food. Assisting in the discussion… Read more »
Artist-in-residence Jennifer June Strawn makes food and takes actions this week for Fecundity, Romance and the Promise of Love. Click to read more.
Jennifer June Strawn is in residence + making food for Fecundity, Romance, and the Promise of Love: Kale and tomato soup with white beans Ginger fried rice Spicy chocolate pudding Fecundity cake Ginger verbena tea Rose petal tea More info here!
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Apple beet potato nutmeg soup – $4 Egg scramble – $4 (Add chorizo for $1) Kale + mustard + bean sprout side salad – $3 Coffee/tea – $2 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Curried potato-apple-kale soup – $4 Brown rice w/pickled vegetables and fried egg – $4 Kale side salad – $3 Silver Dollar Pancakes with spiced cream and orange – $4 Super Juice Shot for your health, wisdom & longevity – $1 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT… Read more »
Jennifer June Strawn is in residence + making food for Health, Longevity, Wisdom, and Methods of Divination (vegan and gluten-free): Khao Soi Noodle Soup – $8 ($4 for half) Kale and Mustard Greens Salad- $5 Raw Coconut Cream Pie – $4 Spearmint Tea – $2 Sage Tea – $2 Egg White and Corn Divinations –… Read more »
Sunday, January 20 at 4pm at Thank You For Coming — Join us as artist-in-residence Jennifer June Strawn offers a cooking demo centered around the mythology and lore of the coconut. She will discuss superstitions that involve coconuts and show us how to crack a coconut to make coconut milk from scratch! This workshop is… Read more »
Thank You For Coming hosts Fruit & Flour’s inaugural Pie of the Month Club event in the New Year on January 29th from 7-10pm. RSVP for your slot and then come eat some delicious Lemon Tart with Rosemary Infused Crust in great company. Check out the website at fruitandflour.com for more information, or email Sarah… Read more »
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! DUMPLING PARTY. $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
Today’s Menu is delicious! Come by between 11-3 for yummy treats including: Sweet Polenta- $2 Seitan Chard and Fried Egg- $4 West African Peanut Stew- $4 Hot Cross Bun with Jam and Whipped Cream- $2 Side of Brussel Sprouts- $1.50 Beet Elixer- $2 Cream Cheese Cookies of Deliciousness- $1 Prices are a suggestion, you can… Read more »
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Eggs, cheese + sweet potato hash w tomato jam – $4 Peanut butter soup w roasted garlic + honey cream – $4 Fennel salad w local oranges, raisins + almonds – $4 Rice pudding – $2 Green juice/tea/coffee – $2 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT… Read more »
Inspired by the universal desire for protection, this week’s menu is designed to keep you safe from a variety of negative influences. Consider the Doctrine of Signatures, or the ancient notion that “like cures like.” Densely-leaved RED CABBAGE and BRUSSELS SPROUTS, with their well-covered cores; the hard shell and thick, protective husk of a WALNUT;… Read more »
Jennifer June Strawn is in residence + making food to Protect us against evil and other unwanted influences: The Red Dish (vegan) – $9 Caramelized Brussel Sprouts (vegan) – $5 Side of Potatoes and Cabbage (vegan) – $4 Hot Cross Buns – $2 Shortcake with Apple Lemon Ginger Compote & Rose Geranium and Bay-Scented Whipped… Read more »
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Potlikker noodles w mustard greens + chorizo – $4 Dal + rice – $3 Roasted garlic + peanut soup – $4 Mustard greens salad w apples + almonds – $4 Green juice/tea/coffee – $2 Papaya cream dream – $3 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU… Read more »
Sunday Supper tonight — sliding scale $5-10. We eat FAMILY STYLE 6-10pm.
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Brown rice bowl w/black eyed peas, pickled vegetables, peanut sauce – $5 Mustard green salad w/acorn squash + seeds + fennel – $4 Rice pudding w/lucky almonds Tea/Coffee/Lemonade – $2 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Carrot soup served w/toast – $3 Brown rice bowl w/fennel salad, quick pickled cabbage, soy-sauce braised mustard greens + fried egg – $6 Side of black eyed peas for GOOD LUCK – $2 $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
We are open for lunch 11am-3pm today! Risotto Tomato soup with cornbread Kale Special Surprise Dessert, Maybe! $PWYW: Prices are just suggested — PAY WHAT YOU WANT!
-Black-eyed Pea Stew (v): brothy black-eyed pea stew poured over fresh kale and parsley and served with rosemary cornbread — 9.00 -Yellow Dal with Money Rice (v): spicy and hearty split yellow dal with potatoes and rice prepared according to a prosperity ritual — 5.00
Jennifer June Strawn is in residence + preparing superstitious foods to bring us Prosperity, Abundance and Good Fortune (for the New Year): Black-eyed Pea Stew (vegan) – $9 Yellow Dal with Money Rice (vegan) – $5 Stewed Greens (vegan) – $5 Rosemary Cornbread – $2 Prosperity Pot Liquor (vegan) – $1 Rice Pudding – $3… Read more »