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Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Win Tickets to See Michael Pollan @ParamountAustin

 If you're into good, as in good for you food, Michael Pollan's visit to the great food city of Austin is something you ought to catch!    I'll be giving away two tickets to the event!  

Reply to me on Twitter @MisoHungry or post in the comments with your favorite lentil recipe.  @VestaTheDog will pick a winner on Oct. 29th!  Winner will be notified via email or Twitter.  So be sure you leave contact info somewhere I can reach you!

 For the past twenty-five years, Michael Pollan has been writing books and articles about the places where nature and culture intersect: on our plates, in our farms and gardens, and in the built environment. He is the author of four New York Times bestsellers: Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual (2010); In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto (2008); The Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals (2006) and The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World (2001).

Pollan will be interviewed by our own Addie Broyles.  Addie is a force in our local food community; seeking out the trends, unearthing hidden gems, and bringing together many culinary souls.  

Date: Thursday, November 1st
Time: Doors @ 7:00pm | Show @ 8:00pm
Phone: (512) 472-5470

$35 donation includes:


  1. Dal with poached egg, cilantro, and yogurt. So good!

  2. Dal for me too. I've been craving good Indian for a while!

  3. Ooooh, I'd love to win tickets to see Michael Pollan! My favorite lentil recipe is a soup made with red lentils from the William Sonoma Soup book. The soup has chopped, canned tomatoes and fresh spinach, and you add lemon slices for flavor while it cooks.

    1. Woohooo!!!! Vesta says Lisa is the winner!

  4. Submitted by @ebenedi :

  5. Definitely dal for me too, with lots of onions! Here's my recipe:

  6. We love dal, but here's a great recipe we like for lentil burgers:

  7. YAY ~ Two of my favorite things: Michael Pollan and lentils! Lentils are delicious, very affordable and versatile. I enjoy lentils in a little ol' salad of mine:

  8. French lentils with potatoes:

  9. I love to cook up red lentils in a spicy dal stewed in coconut milk, and french lentils in a cassoulet, with mixed beans and pumpkin. I'm working on the recipe now, in fact.

  10. from @nosatiation: @MisoHungry My favorite dal recipe: Creamy Black Gram Dal (Dal Makhani) from this article:…

  11. I'd also love to win tickets to see Michael Pollan! I don't wanna miss that..