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A Healthy Dose of Schmooze

This weekend I was lucky enough to attend the opening party of the Luminato Festival of Arts and Creativity.

Photo Credit: Trevor Haldenby

And while my bestie/date for the evening prohibited me from taking pictures of my munchies due to it being entirely inappropriate & uncouth (not to mention super lame), I couldn’t help but share some of the foodz from the evening with you. The menu items included such bougy* ridiculousness as:

  • duck liver pate
  • stuffed grape leaves in endive
  • seared scallops with pork belly
  • soft shell crab tempura sandwiches
  • lamb shank
  • salmon tartare
  • bruschetta on edible spoons &
  • teeny tiny fruit shaped sorbets!

It was all tasty as heck of course (I tucked into the seafood & veg-friendly foods in a serious way) but it was also the kind of over-the-top fussy food that makes me crave cold cereal and PB&Js for the next week just to balance out the universe. Oh and maybe throw some greens in there to make up for that vegetable wasteland. A healthy hipster cannot survive on eggplant & lettuce leaves alone, puh-leez!

Either way, if you ask me, the tastiest looking treats at the Yves Saint Laurent hosted event were all the YSL makeup and fashion displays spread out around the space…

Droooooool.

*HH Slang Watch: Bougy = Swanky, Upper-Class, Bourgeois

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