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Aliza Green’s Seasonal Buffet

Baba Olga’s Café Presents Aliza Green’s Seasonal Buffet!
March 1, 2015, Noon-3pm BYOB
BYOB: Mellow out your Sunday with Bloody Marys and Mimosas.
We supply the mixers, you supply the liquors.

Frittata with White Corn, Dill, Roasted Grape Tomatoes & Bulgarian Feta
Bread Pudding French Toast with Warm Caramel Sauce
Cranberry-Buttermilk Corn Muffins with Wildflower Honey Butter
Crisp North Country Bacon
Hortopita: Greek greens fillo pie with kale, leeks, dill, mint & feta
Turkey Picadillo: tomato, cumin, currants, green olives
Sardinian Fregola Pasta with Brown Butter, Parmigiano & Braised Fennel
Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad: Parmigiano, Lemon, Extra-Virgin Olive Oil & Toasted Walnuts
Moroccan Blood Orange, Fennel & Black Olive Salad with Preserved Lemons

Torta Tres Leches with Dulce de Leche
Fruit Macedonia with Spearmint
White Chocolate Panna Cotta with Orange Zest & Raspberry Sauce

Hot Mulled Local Apple Cider
Jamaican Hibiscus Blossom & Spearmint Iced Tea
Small World Brewed Coffee /Assorted Mighty Leaf Teas
Filtered sparkling & still water

$27.50 per person; half-price for children 12 and under, BYOB Please note that a 15% gratuity will be added to the check for parties of 6 or more

Please Make Your Reservation for Sunday, March 1, 2015

February 23rd, 2015|Café|

Presidents’ Day Weekend at Material Culture, Free Gift for Everyone

 

 

 

February 12th, 2015|Retail Store, Store News|

Auction: The Eileen Ford Estate and Others | Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10am est

The Eileen Ford Estate and Others | Art, Antiques, Decorative Arts, Furnishings, Asian Arts, Oriental Rugs, Silver, Jewelry and Collectibles
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, March 1, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: February 27-28, 11am-5pm
Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com
Browse the Virtual Print Catalog
Absentee Bid Form (PDF)
Telephone Bid Form (PDF)
Terms and Conditions (PDF)

Material Culture is pleased to offer at auction a fine selection of several hundred items from the Eileen Ford estate. Called the grand dame, doyenne and mother of the modern modeling industry, Eileen Ford shaped our standard of beauty for decades as a co-founder of Ford Models, one of the most important and influential modeling agencies of the twentieth century. Not only was Ford Models the number one modeling agency in the world, Eileen enforced fair pay and practices in an industry that had long exploited models, transforming modeling from a hobby to one of the world’s most glamorous careers. She was also known for a strict but motherly approach, compelling her models to their own standards of professional behavior and healthy practices.

Born in Manhattan in 1922, Eileen was a model herself during her years at Barnard College, working with one of the first modeling agencies in the US. She met […]

February 9th, 2015|Auctions|

Asian, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts | Feb 15

Asian, Ethnographic & Tribal Arts
Live Salesroom Auction: Sunday, February 15, 2015, 10am est
Exhibition: February 13-14, 11am-5pm

Browse the Auction Catalog and Bid Live on LiveAuctioneers.com
Browse the Virtual Print Catalog
Absentee Bid Form (PDF) | Telephone Bid Form (PDF)
Terms and Conditions (PDF)

Virtual Print Catalog

February 2nd, 2015|Auctions|

Valentine’s Day World Music Dance Party!

Dear Friends: Due to factors outside our control, we regretfully have to cancel our Valentine’s Day World Music Party on Saturday, February 14. Your ticket purchase has been refunded. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause you. We hope to reschedule this event in the near future. Please let us know if you have any questions! 
THANK YOU!

January 13th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Cooking Classes with Award Winning Chef and Author, Aliza Green

Learn how to make exotic spice blends that will bring flavor magic to your cooking and recipes using those blends. This series of cooking classes taught by Baba Olga’s Chef Aliza Green features recipes from her forthcoming book, The Magic of Spice Blends, and her other books. After this demonstration class, we will all sit down together to share lunch made from the recipes. Each guest will leave with a copy of the recipes and a sample packet of the spice blend we’ve made to make their own spice magic at home.

Price for the class and lunch is $35 per person and is by reservation only.
Classes run from 11:00 to 2:00 pm including lunch.
Sign up for all three classes and pay just $90.
Limit of 20 guests per class.

Ras-al-Hanout (head of the market) spice blend (demo)

Moroccan Spiced Carrot Salad
B’Stilla of Grain-Fed Chicken with Ras-al-Hanout & Cinnamon-Almond Topping (demo)

Dessert:

Candied Orange Cake with Extra-Virgin Olive Oil

(vegan-friendly menu)
Sambar Podi (Sri Lankan curry powder) (demo)

Ginger-Lime Cucumber Salad
Sri Lankan Vegetable Curry with Gold Sweet Potatoes and Cashews (demo)
Saffron Basmati Rice

Dessert:

Vegan Tahini Cake with Fruit Macedonia

Baharat Spice Blend (demo)

Seared Lamb Simit Kebobs with Pistachios, Roasted Cubanelle Peppers & Tomatoes (demo)
Farro & Lentil Mejadra with Caramelized Shallots, Coriander […]

January 12th, 2015|Café|

Red Hot Ramblers & Peek-A-Boo Revue at Jan. 31 Supper Club!

Baba Olga’s Supper Club Presents
A Speakeasy Celebration with
The Red Hot Ramblers & The Peek-A-Boo Revue
Saturday, January 31, 7pm-11pm
Enjoy an evening of Authentic 1920’s Prohibition Era Jazz & Philly’s Premier Neo-Burlesque Show
Tickets Include Baba Olga’s Delicious Homemade
Mittle-European Dinner Buffet!
$45 per person
BYOB
Unlimited Free Parking
Please Note: We have changed the way we handle our ticketing to ensure there is enough food for all our guests! Since all food is prepared from scratch on the premises, we need to plan accordingly. All tickets for this event must be purchased online and placed by January 28.

Mezze Plate: individual at table
Romanian Beet Borscht with Brisket and Sauerkraut
Chicken Paprikash with Sour Cream & Caraway
Hungarian Stuffed Peppers (with bacon, veal & pork)
Macedonian Stuffed Peppers (with cheese & onions–vegetarian)
Cauliflower Polonaise (butter-toasted crumbs, chopped egg, fresh herbs)
Red Cabbage-Honeycrisp Apple-Celery Root Slaw
Roasted Gold Potatoes & Shallots
Gypsy Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream Cake
Winter Fillo Fruit Strudel with Almond
Fruit Macedonia with Spearmint
Small World Brewed Coffee /Assorted Mighty Leaf Teas
Filtered sparkling & still water

January 5th, 2015|Café, Events|

Zydeco Legend Jeffery Broussard Mardi Gras Party, Feb. 21!

Material Culture and Allons Danser
Present Living Zydeco Legend
Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys
Saturday, February 21, 7:00pm
at Material Culture
Join Us For An Unforgettable Mardi Gras Celebration
with Great Music, Dance & Good Ole Louisiana Cooking!
(Costumes optional. No partners necessary)
Doors open at 6:45
Dinner Buffet 7:00-9:30
Cajun Two Step Lesson, Everyone Invited! 7:30-8:30
Jeffery Broussard & The Creole Cowboys 8:30-11:30
Tickets Include Baba Olga’s
Delicious Homemade Dinner Buffet!
$40 per person
BYOB
Unlimited Free Parking
Please Note: We have changed the way we handle our ticketing to ensure there is enough food for all our guests! Since all food is prepared from scratch on the premises, we need to plan accordingly. All tickets for this event must be purchased online and placed by February 18.

Serving 7:00pm to 9:30pm BYOB

Jambalaya with Grain-Fed Chicken, Turkey Andouille Sausage, & Laughing Bird Sustainable Shrimp
Red Beans & Rice (vegetarian)
Creole Ratatouille with Okra & Mirliton (vegetarian)
Honey-Adobo Roasted Yams (vegetarian)
Olga’s Salad (vegetarian)
Dinner Rolls & Butter
Warm French Quarter Bread Pudding with Caramel Sauce
Jamaican Hibiscus Blossom Iced Tea with Spearmint
House Still & Sparkling Filtered Water

December 31st, 2014|Café, Events|

Padmini Boutique at Material Culture Holiday Sale

Holiday Sale at Padmini boutique:
Holiday Gifts from Nepal and India
Winter Gloves and hats. New leggings and sweaters.
Tribal bags with antique embroidery and leather, tribal runners and zari purses and clutches. Vintage hand stitched jackets. Hand made gifts and
Much More! 20% – 40% Off!

December 19th, 2014|Retail Store, Store News|

Seeking Quality Consignments for The Collector’s Eye, March 8

We are currently seeking consignments for our upcoming auction of Fine, Folk, Self-Taught and Ethnographic Arts
Auction: Sunday, March 8, 2015, 10am est
Consignments accepted until January 31

Learn about selling at Material Culture auctions
or Contact a specialist

December 16th, 2014|Auctions|