Sunday: Peruvian Dinner Benefit for Jazz 88 FM


Peruvian-American chef Rachel Rubin, whose culinary credits include creative work at the Loring Cafe, Chino Latino, Tiburon and Bobino, will present a five-course Peruvian diner this Sunday, August 19 at the LeDuc Historic Estate in Hastings. Courses include anticuchos (grilled skewers of beef), papas a la Huanciana (a Peruvian potato salad), seviche of corvina marinated in lime juice, arroz ahaufa con mariscos, a seafood stir-fry with fresh ginger, garlic and scallions, and flan for dessert. Pisco sours will be served with the appetizers; selected wines with the other courses.
The event, billed as An Evening of Peruvian Artistry, will also feature music by Peruvian guitarist Andres Prado, and a reading by poet Paloma La Hoz.
The 5 p.m. seating is already sold out, but there are a few places left for the 8 p.m. seating. Cost is $50, with proceeds benefiting Jazz 88, KBEM-FM. To register, or for more information, go to the Jazz 88 website, and click on Restaurantour, or call Kevin Barnes at 612-529-5236.