The Sag Harbor Elementary School held its fifth annual Multi-Culti Night recently to celebrate the varied heritage of its students and eat some really good food. Past nights have been big successes, galvanized by the many serious cooks in the community and the strong craving for rare, ethnic eats on the South Fork. Last year the event even inspired a cookbook that Edible was proud to design and co-publish: an essential documentation of what Sag Harbor families have in their cooking heritage.
Families brought dishes, decorations and traditional dress from their home countries–from Colombia to Ireland to Sweden and India. Bag pipers played, Japanese drummers drummed and Mexican dancers spun until way past bedtime. Our Lindsay Morris was there to capture the moments.
A focused customer loading up at the Colombia table.
Pannekaken with Nutella to finish off an evening of savory treats.
Lining up for Ireland Guinness stew. Worth the wait.
Turkey abandons ship to experience the bounty of other lands.
Officer Bennett on the pipes.
Entry is forbidden without your passport. Geographical question earns you a stamp.
Epic Martial Arts demo.
Grupo Foklorico Xochipilli performed colorful traditional dance.