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Skirball Cultural Center

Las Abuelitas Kitchen

Featuring USC Food Scholar Sarah Portnoy

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Date and Time

Sunday, February 19, 4:00 pm

Doors open at 3:00 pm.

Pricing and Details

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  • $30 General
  • $25 Members
  • $20 Seniors and Full-Time Students

Reservations required by Tuesday, February 14.

Masking Policy

Please bring a non-cloth mask to wear while indoors (ages 2+).

About the Program

Featuring film, food, and conversation, this multidisciplinary program highlights Mexico’s centuries-old culinary traditions and their impact on the United States. Led by USC food scholar Sarah Portnoy, we will watch a short documentary about ten Mexican elders and enjoy live food demos with three of the abuelitas (Spanish for “grandmothers”) featured in the film.

Enjoy a tasting of each dish and view a small exhibition that shares the abuelitas’ stories, Mexican culinary artifacts, and other objects that highlight the significance of Mexican cuisine.

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