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FOOD OF THE DEAD: A CULINARY HISTORY OF FUNERAL FOOD

May 5, 2016 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

| $25

Green-Wood delves into the food of the dead with a talk by popular historic gastronomist Sarah Lohman on Thursday, May 5th at 6:30 p.m. Mourning traditions may have changed over time, and vary from place to place, but what they have in common is food and drink. Lohman treats guest, literally and figuratively, to the varied culinary traditions surrounding funerals throughout American history.

In Green-Wood’s Historic Chapel, guests will learn about funerary customs throughout the years before sampling some of this fare, including beer from Midas’s tomb, funeral cakes and Mormon funeral potatoes. A cash bar will also be available.

Green-Wood – 25th Street at 5th Avenue, Brooklyn – Meet inside the Historic Chapel Take the “R” train to 25th Street in Brooklyn and walk up the hill one block and into the
Cemetery. Free parking is available.

Details

Date:
May 5, 2016
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
$25
Event Category:
Website:
http://www.green-wood.com/toursevents

Venue

Green-Wood Cemetery
500 25th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11232 United States
Phone:
718-210-3080

Organizer

Christa Sullivan
Phone:
7182103080
Email:
Website:
www.green-wood.com/toursevents