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Somebody over at the Culinary Center of Kansas City likes Van Morrison
so much that they want to actually eat him -- or his spirit, anyway.
On Saturday, November 6, the CCKC (I'm assuming that's how they abbreviate it) is holding a musical and culinary tribute to Van the Man. Local pianist Dan Doran will play Morrison covers and dinner-goers will feast on things like "Crazy Love" mango and "Tupelo Honey" sorbet. I think I would definitely get "And It Stoned Me" before attending this dinner, know what I'm sayin'?
A Musical and Culinary Tribute to Van Morrison
"Well it's a marvelous night for a moondance,
with the stars up above in your eyes ... "
Our recent musical and culinary tribute to the brilliant and mercurial singer, Van Morrison, sold out in record time, so we're doing it again!
Part Celtic bard, part soulster, and part ecstatically scatting mystical visionary, Van Morrison's musical influence is unrivaled. So, we thought it only fitting to design a menu and live entertainment to honor of one of our favorite musical legends.
Local musical piano legend, Dan Doran, is often told, "You do Van Morrison better than Van Morrison!" so he was happy to assemble a Van Morrison tribute band capable of sending "our hearts a thumpin'" as he does perfect justice to the words and music we love.
Executive Chef Matt Chatfield will take you "into the mystic" with his menu ...
Spicy Shrimp-Stuffed Shrooms on Mixed Greens
an intermezzo of "Crazy Love" Mango and Tupelo Honey Sorbet
Succulent Pork Rack with Savory Apricot Cognac Glaze
Garlic Whipped Potatoes (a tribute to Mr. Morrison's Irish heritage)
For dessert? "Brown-Eyed Girl" Chocolate Decadence with "Make Me Righteous" Irish Cream Sauce!
"Come a'runnin" for a "wild night" of delicious food and incredibly soulful live music where "all the night's magic seems to whisper and hush." In the words Mr. Morrison repeatedly incanted toward the end of the title track from his 1968 album ... "I believe I've transcended." Let us take you there.
Scheduled event time: 7:00-10:30 p.m.
(Includes gratuity, full dinner, sparkling reception wine, written recipes and live musical performance. Romantic ambiance, warm welcome and unique venue at no additional charge! Full bar also available.)
Call the Culinary Center at 913-341-4455 for more info.