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Food briefs: Dumpling festival, Beer and Ballet and more

By Kathy Stephenson

| The Salt Lake Tribune

First Published Apr 02 2014 01:01 am • Last Updated Apr 02 2014 01:01 am

‘Hummussexual’ shirt available Saturday

What do you do if you make hummus for a living and you’re also one of three plaintiffs in Utah’s same-sex marriage lawsuit? You create a "Hummusexual" T-shirt.

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The light-hearted attire is a way for Derek Kitchen and Moudi Sbeity, owners of Laziz Foods, to promote their Mediterranean dips and spreads and encourage Utahns to show support for marriage equality. Last March, Kitchen and Sbeity, joined two other couples in a lawsuit alleging Utah’s gay marriage law was unconstitutional.

The shirts cost $20 each, with 15 percent of the sales going to Restore Our Humanity, the organization that is funding the case.

The shirts, which have the word "Hummussexual" on the front and "Live, Love. Laziz" on the back, will be available beginning Saturday, April 5, at the Laziz booth at the Downtown Winter Market. The market runs from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rio Grande Depot, 270 S. Rio Grade St., Salt Lake City.

The shirts come in red and brown and men’s and women’s sizes from small to extra-large. They can be pre-ordered at https://squareup.com/market/laziz-hummus/hummusexual-t-shirt. For those who plan to pick up the shirts at the market, enter the code NOSHIP.

Chocolate and other poisonous plants

Many of the plants we eat, such as cacao, broccoli, and coffee contain toxic, defensive chemicals that protect plants in nature. Through processing, cooking, and other methods we create edible food products that we consume. Kevin Kohl, a researcher at the University of Utah, will discusses how humans and wild animals share remarkably similar solutions to dealing with these plant poisons. The program includes a chocolate tasting.

When » Wednesday, April 2, 7 p.m.


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Where » Natural History Museum of Utah, 301 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City; 801-581-6927

Cost » Included as part of museum’s general admission of $11 for adults, $9 for seniors and youths, 13-24 and $8 for children, 3-12

Details » nhmu.utah.edu/events/plant-defenses-dr-kevin-kohl

Mandarin hosts dumpling festival

The Mandarin will make more than 1,000 dumplings during its 10-day dumpling festival underway in Bountiful. Each dumpling comes its own sauce. Offerings include: steamed shrimp and spinach with citrus-ginger-cilantro sauce, Southeast Asian beef with mint chutney and pan fried chicken pine nut with soy-ginger.

When » Through April 10

Where » Mandarin Restaurant, 348 E. 900 North, Bountiful, 801-298-2406

Cost » $3.50 for an order of two

Reservations » Available for parties of 8 or more. Smaller groups can call ahead and be placed on the waiting list.

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