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    Harvardwood Food Event: EAST MEETS WEST at CARMA with JENNIFER 8 LEE

    Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at 06:30 PM · $85.00 USD
    CARMA in New York, NY

    Cost: $80 for Full Members and Friends of Harvardwood (and their guests); $85 for all others
            (price includes 8-course dinner, 1 glass each of red and white wine, tax, and service)

    LIMITED TO JUST 40 PEOPLE!  Advanced registration is REQUIRED--tickets will NOT be sold at the door!

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    Two Chinese-born New Yorkers, one with a degree in Philosophy, the other in Medicine, had a dream of two cultures merged in one.  The result is CARMA: Eastern cuisine with a Western flair.

    carma_ext.jpgNewly opened in the West Village, CARMA serves a distinctive Taiwan-based cuisine with strong American and European influences.  With a signature menu created by the Executive Chef of Taiwan's renowned Din Tai Fung in collaboration with TAO, the cuisine of CARMA features artfully balanced and locally sourced ingredients.

    For this Harvardwood evening, CARMA is putting together a special 8 course tasting menu with a glass of white wine and a glass of red--you'll find the full menu below (subject to change).

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    Introducing and commenting on the menu will be Jennifer 8 Lee '99, an authority on Chinese food and the ways Chinese food has been transformed in America, and the author of the New York Times best-seller The Fortune Cookie Chronicles.  A former New York Times reporter, she is also a producer of the acclaimed documentary The Search for General Tso, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2014.  At Harvard, Jennifer was Vice President of the Harvard Crimson.  She is the Founder and CEO of Plympton, a literary studio that innovates in digital publishing.

     


    MENU

    Crab Soup Dumplings
    Crispy Wosum, Celery, & Lotus Root
    Golden Tofu Skin Spring Roll
    Free Range Curried Chicken Lettuce Wrap

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    Leia Albarino 2013 (white wine)
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    Peking Duck Taco
    Sauteed Asparagus & Black Mushrooms
    Taiwanese Beef Soup Noodles

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    Baron de Escal Rioja 2013 (red wine)
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    Organic Soy Panna Cotta

     


     Members, Register Here

    Purchase Tickets      $80 Members & Guests

    Harvardwood 2015 Reunion Mixer

    Friday, May 29, 2015 at 02:00 PM
    Charlie's Kitchen in Cambridge, MA

    Reunion1.jpgEvery year, Harvardwood hosts a mixer during Harvard's Commencement/Reunion Weekend. On Friday, May 29th, members of Harvardwood's Boston/On-Campus Chapter and visitors returning to Cambridge for Reunions will gather at Charlie's Kitchen, the Harvard Square institution, to meet and mingle from 2-4pm in the afternoon.

    Cash bar. This event is free to attend. Just RSVP below so that we have a headcount!

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    Because several of these internships are unpaid, many HSIP participants are in need of free or discounted accommodations to help defray the costs of accepting these opportunities. 

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