Free Chicken Noodle Soup Dinner To Be Hosted By Chef David Gunawan

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Chef Dave Gunawan (Farmer’s Apprentice) is taking over the Rainier Provisions space (southwest corner of Cordova and Carrall in Gastown) for a special pop-up early this Sunday evening. Pop-ups are a great way for emerging chefs to test their market, understand how to deal with volume, and experiment with their cooking. This, of course, is different, as Gunawan – a well known talent – is familiar with volume and confident in his cooking. He also isn’t testing a market.

What Gunawan would really like to see is people who would dine in his South Granville restaurant taking a seat at the Rainier and having a conversation with the person next to them. He says that the motivation behind the one night service is “to integrate people and not segregate.” He sees the meal as a means encourage a greater sense of connectedness on the Downtown Eastside. Bonus: it’s free.

Chicken Noodle Soup goes down Sunday from 4pm to 7pm. If you’re able to slip in to enjoy a warm bowl of soup and make a friend, your presence would be appreciated. Gunawan is also looking for a few volunteers (kitchen and floor) to help out, so shoot him an email if you’ve got the time and inclination. He’s at iwanttocook [at] gmail.com

Sunday, January 31st | 4-7pm | 2 West Cordova Street

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