Literary Cuisine : A Tasty Bite of Literature

Like Water for Chocolate

Lunch & Discussion
Tuesday, February 14, 2006
noon - 1 pm
Williman Room, Benson Memorial Center

Winter's literary cuisine will bring together literature, food and love. The featured book will be Laura Esquivel's Like Water for Chocolate. The event will be held on Valentine's Day, Tuesday, February 14 from noon - 1 pm.

The featured speaker will be Tonia Riviello, Associate Professor, Modern Languages and Literatures & Program for the Studies of Women & Gender.

As a special treat, we will raffle two (2) copies of the Like Water for Chocolate DVD.

Bon Appetit Dining Services will prepare a special meal for the occasion. You can register for this special meal online or in person at the Bon Appetitoffices in the Benson Memorial Center.

The menu for this literary cuisine is:

  • A southwestern Caesar Salad
  • Grilled Vegetable & Cheese Chile Rellenos
  • Cilantro Rice
  • Ranchero Beans
  • A Mini Taco Bar
    • Carnitas
    • Corn Tortillas
    • Shredded Cheese
    • Shredded Lettuce
    • Salsa Fresca
    • Diced Onions
    • Chopped Cilantro
    • Guacamole
    • Sour Cream
  • For Dessert - Cinnamon & Chocolate Tamales served with a Seared Pineapple & Cherry Relish