From Oct 31-Nov 13, La Nacional, 239 W 14th St, is hosting The Art and Politics of Eating with an exhibition of my artwork and two events, including the premiere of The Great British Chilli. The opening is on Oct 31, 6-8pm, entry free, please join us for a glass of wine.
Oct 30, 7-10pm, there will be a Spanish Grapes screening, wine and tapas evening La Nacional:
Oct 30, 7-10pm Spanish Grapes screening, wine and tapas. Trailer – https://vimeo.com/157257779
Tickets $85 – http://bit.ly/2zaB66G
Includes: six wines, four tapas, two DVD’s – “Spanish Grapes & Spanish Gold” and “Arribes : Everything Else is Noise”, guided wine tasting by La Nacional’s Wine Director Elizabeth Fernandez and Consultant Clark Moore.
Spanish Grapes looks at the history and culture of wine in Spain, covering topics such the evolution of wine making, the role ofcooperatives, and the challenges of marketing. It looks at Sherry and Cava, major regions such as Rioja, Ribera del Duero and Priorat, as told by many of the leading figures in the world of Spanish wine.
Nov 7, 7-10pm. Premiere of The Great British Chilli with chile-inspired
tapas and wine. Tickets $85 – http://bit.ly/2yHmtuE
The Great British Chilli https://vimeo.com/238287682 is my latest documentary about the variety of chile peppers, their flavors as a spice, and how the food of immigrants to the UK over the last decades influenced British cuisine and eating habits. The film will be accompanied by various fantastic, chile-inspired tapas created by Chef Sue Park http://www.suechefsuepark.com/, matched with wines provided by Indie Wineries http://www.indiewineries.com/.
Wines kindly provided by Indie Wineries and Vinos Ambiz. Special thanks to Benjamin Walmer and the Highlands Dinner Club http://highlandsdinnerclub.com