–Posted by Calum Sager on 26 July 2012
From Bejing dumplings to German sausages - the best of German, British and international supper clubs will come together in August for a four-week festival of private and underground dining at the Supperclub Summit at Goethe-Institut London.
The full line up:
Aug 1: Rocket & Squash
Supperclub Summit begins with an intimate opening night featuring Ed Smith of Rocket & Squash. A very limited number of guests will get to experience his tasty cooking with a strong sense of time and place.
Aug 2: Backdoor Kitchen SOLD OUT
Bermondsey's Backdoor Kitchen uses an Italian chef, local Maltby St Market traders and some of the nicest vibes on the supper club circuit to create elaborate and eclectic mediterranean menus.
Aug 3-4: Mama Lan, Two Hungry Girls & Wild Serai
The North London family behind Mama Lan who turned their supperclub into a restaurant meet the unchallenged champions of chinese desserts and a Malayan supper club that brings chinese Nonya fusion to the fore.
Aug 8: plusixfive SOLD OUT
For Singapore National Day, the country's number one culinary ambassador Goz and his plusixfive supper club put on a seven course extravaganza to celebrate all things singaporean. Incidentally this is also the last chance to see plusixfive in action before it takes an extended break.
Aug 10-11: Rocket and Squash & Rollin Restaurant (Aug 10 SOLD OUT)
London food writer and trained chef meets German/Swedish modernists from Berlin.
Aug 15-16: Russian Revels
Ostalgie. A nostalgic, Soviet chic, dinner by a Russian/Ukranian team. A blissful feast of generous Russian zakuski, with very cold vodka cocktails and a specially commissioned slide show with images from the GDR and the Soviet Union.
Aug 17-18: Saffron and Salt & Rhineland Rockers present: Meatfest
Rhodesia meets Rhine when "Queen of Cue" Ruth Anthony joins forces with food bloggers, wine makers and chefs from Cologne and Düsseldorf for a celebration of all things carnivore.
Aug 21-22: ferdiesfoodlab
One of the first, most prolific and most ambitious chefs on the London supper club scene, Simon Fernandez, takes his East End venture across town. Expect restaurant level food and dinner party level vibes.
Aug 23: Darjeeling Express
Asma Said Khan builds on Nawabi/Mughal traditions to create Indian meals that see all restaurant offerings pale in comparison. Armed with her grandmother's recipe for that includes no less than 26 ingredients for a simple rice dish alone it's easy to see why.
Aug 24-25: tbc.
All events take place at Goethe-Institut London, set in a stunning Victorian building in South Kensington.
For more information or to book tickets click here.