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    Global Tastes of Scranton Event Set for April 7

    The Global Tastes of Scranton event featuring the cuisine and culture of Bhutan and Nepal will take place Sunday, April 7, at 5 p.m. at The Scranton Cultural Center. Proceeds from the event will benefit refuge support activities of Catholic Social Services. Partners planning the event are, from left: Hema Pokrel; Sonya Sarner, Catholic Social Services; Chris Calvey, Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture; Julie Schumacher Cohen, The University of Scranton; Erin Speicher, Scranton Cultural Center; Jessica Durkin, The University of Scranton. Absent from the photo are event planning partners Trish Dickert-Nieves, Terra Preta Prime; Maureen McGuigan, Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture; Tek Paudey, Momo King; Krishna Kuikel, Namaste Grocery and Nepali Kitchen; and Krishna Rai, Namaste Grocery and Nepali Kitchen.
    March 18, 2019

    The next Global Tastes of Scranton event, planned for Sunday, April 7, will feature the cuisine and culture of Bhutan and Nepal. The ‘pop-up restaurant’ event will begin at 5 p.m. at The Scranton Cultural Center.

    Authentic Bhutanese-Nepali foods planned for the evening will include momos, chawmin, samosas and traditional datshi curry. The event will also highlight Bhutanese- Nepali culture with special music and performances. Information about the refugee crisis will also be provided. Proceeds from the event will benefit refuge support activities of Catholic Social Services.

    Partners for the Global Tastes of Scranton event are The University of Scranton Office of Community and Government Relations, The Scranton Cultural Center, The Lackawanna County Department of Arts and Culture, Momo King, Terra Preta Prime Restaurant, Namaste Grocery and Nepali Kitchen, The Greenhouse Project and Catholic Social Services of The Diocese of Scranton.

    Tickets are $35. For more information, or to register, visit www.scranton.edu/globaltastes, call 570-941-4419, or email jessica.durkin@scranton.edu. The registration deadline is April 1.

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