Next Gathering:

Join the Eye Eaters Society on Thursday, July 11 at 7pm for 'The Art of Taiyaki: An Eye Scream Social' at Mini Mott. Chef Edward Kim will share the history of taiyaki, the Korean fish-shaped ice cream cone, and teach us how the intricate delicacy is made. We'll sip on spritzes and enjoy an all-black Charcoal Taiyaki created specially for us on the patio. 

$30

Next Dinner:

NEW YORK CITY

JUNE 27 AT LALITO

CHEF KIA DAMON

The Eye Eaters Society presents Eating Rainbows, a dinner party inspired by the colors of the rainbow as interpreted by queer artists, chefs and bartenders. 

Benefitting the Audre Lorde Project, Eating Rainbows intertwines culinary and performance artists inspired by each course's color. Enjoy a five-course menu by Lalito's Chef Kia Damon plus cocktails by Leyenda's Head Bartender Shannon Ponche. 

Portion of each ticket sale 

to support the Audre Lorde Project

5-Course Wine-Paired Dinner

+ Cocktails

Tax & Tip Included in Ticket Price

About Lalito / Kia Damon:

Lalito is a coastal Californian restaurant with a Latin twist in New York's Chinatown neighborhood.

Hailing from the Gulf Coast, Chef Kia Damon brings her Southern roots and influences from the multiethnic flavors of NYC to the table. She works alongside general manager Carla Holguin, who heads up the front-of-house as well as the sound system, ensuring good vibes from day to night with the support of owners Mateusz Lilpop and Ben Dos Remedios. 

Photo: Christian Rodriguez

About Audre Lorde Project:

The Audre Lorde Project is a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Two Spirit, Trans and Gender Non Conforming People of Color center for community organizing, focusing on the New York City area. Through mobilization, education and capacity-building, we work for community wellness and progressive social and economic justice. Committed to struggling across differences, we seek to responsibly reflect, represent and serve our various communities. For more information, please visit www.alp.org

Photo: Christian Rodriguez

Notes for Dinner: 

  • Guests are asked to wear one monochrome outfit in their own personal style. No black or white please. (Please wear any shoe you'd like to)

  • Included in the ticket price is a five-course paired meal plus entertainment.

  • Tax and service are included in the ticket price. 

  • Tickets are non-refundable, but can be transferred. 

The Eye Eaters - a not-so-secret society bringing together culinary and visual artists to create an elevated social gathering. 

Our Founder: 

Our Oath: 

WE ARE EYE EATERS

WE'RE HERE TO EAT ART

WE'VE COME TO CONNECT

AND NOW WE CAN START 

PHOTO CREDIT

Mott St ∙ Chef Edward Kim
Chicago Athletic ∙ Chef Christian Ragano 

Honeyʼs ∙ Chef Charles Welch 
Cosme ∙ Chef Daniela Soto-Innes 
Trio Grill ∙ Chef Michael Huff 
Columbia Grill ∙ Chef Jonny Spero 
Republic Tavern ∙ Chef Matthew Currie 
Soho House Chicago ∙ Chef Maxwell Robbins

Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago / Marisol ∙ Chef Sarah Rinkvage

Ludlow Liquors / Drink-In Theater

Soho House Chicago / Drink-In-Theater

Pacific Standard Time Chef Erling Wu-Bower / Pastry Chef Natalie Saben

All Together Now / Glug Glug

Elske ∙ Chef David Posey / Pastry Chef Anna Posey

Income Tax / Glug Glug


 

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