Dirt Candy presents: THE GOD OF COOKERY

Director Stephen Chow, Lik-Chi Lee
Year 1996
Starring Stephen Chow, Stephen Au and Tung Chen
Run Time 95min
Age Policy

18 and up; Children 6 and up will be allowed only with a parent guardian. No children under the age of 6 will be allowed.

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Dinner and a movie? Try: Awesome Taste Explosion with a Side of Deep Fried Life Transformation! Dirt Candy, the award-winning vegetable restaurant from NYC is taking over the Alamo Drafthouse for one night only. Creator of North America’s only graphic novel cookbook and the first vegetarian chef to take on Iron Chef America, Amanda Cohen has seized control of the Drafthouse Mothership and will use her power for ridiculosity, serving a four-course vegetarian dinner that includes Jalapeno Hush Puppies with Maple Butter ((which has been called culinary crack), Smoked Cauliflower & Waffles and Portobello Mousse (among other dishes), all paired with drinks selected by Alamo Beverage Director Bill Norris.

But that’s not enough! She’ll also be screening a super-rare 35mm print of Stephen Chow’s Hong Kong cooking masterpiece, GOD OF COOKERY! Why is she screening a freaked-out comedy in which Chow saves himself from culinary humiliation through the power of “Explosive Pissing Beef Balls”? That is a secret you’ll have to learn at the screening itself, but the answer will SHOCK YOU! She’ll be serving insanity food! She’ll be showing a Hong Kong comedy that will cook your face off! She’ll be selling the graphic novel cookbook and signing copies! If you are not here on Sunday, then you need to take a good hard look in the mirror and ask tough questions about your priorities.

The Menu (Drinking Pairing in Italics):

Hush Puppies with Maple Butter
Marques de Gelida Cava

The Portobello Mousse
Headlsburg Ranch Cabernet, North Coast '09

Smoked Cauliflower and Waffles
Basa Rudea Blanco '09

Popcorn Pudding
Chaucer's Mead

Note: Vegan options are available but very limited. If you would like to attend the feast but would like to insure a vegan feast just purchase the ticket from this page and then email Lamar manager Chance Willoz at chance.willoz@drafthouse.com to reserve meal.

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