When 41-year-old Oakland resident and author of Afro-Vegan cookbook Bryant Terry discovered his Mohawk Bend appearance was falling on Fat Tuesday, the former New Orleans citizen knew he had to throw a feast. And with a menu that is slated to include red beet tapenade crostini, dandelion salad with pecan dressing, black-eyed pea fritters served with mustard greens harissa, muscovado-roasted plantains, gumbo zav with hot pepper vinegar, roasted winter vegetable jambalaya and cafe brulot ice cream cookies, it sounds like he'll succeed.

Tue., Feb. 17, 6:30 p.m., 2015
(Expired: 02/17/15)

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