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West Meets East Pop-Up Dinner

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Join us for a Western Pacific Eastern Atlantic Pop-up at Bambara Kitchen & Bar in Cambridge

Bambara Chef David Bazirgan is pleased to host Guest Chef Francis Ang, his wife, Dian, and Chef partner Danica Aviles of Pinoy Heritage for a Filipino pop-up restaurant along with special guest, award-winning bartender and owner Kevin Diedrich of San Francisco’s Pacific Cocktail Haven.


When: Friday, August 16th & Saturday, August 17th

One seating each day, 7:00pm

Includes cocktail reception with passed hors d’oeuvres and four-course Filipino dinner with some courses served family-style

Price: $60.00 per person, includes tax, gratuity & welcome reception cocktail

Optional wine pairings & cocktails are available (at an additional cost)


Filipino pop-up menu:


Passed Apps

Grilled Longanisa   Stone Fruit Atchara

Halibut Kinilaw   Pluots | Calamansi | Coconut Milk

First Course

Maine Lobster Lumpia   Pea Shoot Salad | Black Truffle

Second Course

Lamb empanada   Pinakurat | Market Greens

Third Course


Roast Suckling Pig   Sisig Fried Rice | Summer Bean Adobo


Banana Turon   Strawberry | Passion Fruit | Matcha


Featured cocktails:

Thrilla in Manila   Bourbon | shiso | calamansi | coconut cream  pineapple | absinthe | li-hing mui

Kung Fu Pandan   Japanese Whiskey | sake | salted pandan | citrus | candy cap dust

Tropical Gangsta Malted Milk Jack Daniels Whiskey | lambanog  ube | citrus | egg white | bitters

Leeward Negroni   Overproof Gin | coconut washed campari | pandan cordial

Back in Black   Bourbon Whiskey | Cognac | salted black sesame | cynar | licor 43 bitters

Earlier Event: August 9