Think, Drink & Dine

Book Club Kit or
Three-Course To-Go Dinner

Washington Black Book Club Kit – available now through March 5, 2021

Take your virtual Washington Black book club discussion to the next level with a Think & Drink Book Club Kit from Evolve Chocolate + Café, on the mezzanine level of Village Books in Fairhaven.

You’ll receive discussion questions, a themed cocktail or mocktail, and Whatcom READS bookmark and posters (while supplies last). Purchase at the counter. To order five or more kits, please call ahead, (360) 220-1898. Check Evolve’s website for their current hours.  

Themed Cocktail or Mocktail: $10, single serving

  • Barbados Punch: Kraken rum, lime juice, falernum liqueur, angostura bitters, candied orange
  • Or Virgin Punch (non-alcoholic): Seedlip botanical, lime juice, almond simple, angostura bitters, candied orange
  • Discussion questions and Whatcom READS’ bookmark and poster (while supplies last).

Three-Course To-Go Dinner inspired by Washington Black – available March 4, 2021 only (limited availability)

Chef Christy Fox at Evolve Chocolate + Café has created a memorable menu to honor this year’s Whatcom READS title, Washington Black. Make reservations for curbside pickup then dine at home while watching author Esi Edugyan’s 7 p.m. March 4 virtual book talk. Register for the book talk at whatcomreads.org/events. For meal reservations, PRE ORDER HERE.

Washington Black Three Course Dinner Menu
$35 per person
March 4, 2021
Pick up 4pm-6pm

1st
Shaved Green Apple Salad

Farm Wild aquaponic greens, chokeberry reduction (aka aronia berry), toasted peanuts

Entree
Lacquered Salmon
applewood smoked coho salmon (f/v nerka) glazed with dark rum+black strap molasses, sea salt smashed potatoes, cashew “hollandaise”, wilted greens

Dessert
Saffron Rice Pudding
ginger infused coconut milk, basmati rice, toasted almond

Cocktail
Barbados Punch
Kraken rum, lime juice, falernum liqueur, angostura bitters, candied orange 10
OR
Seedlip botanical, lime juice, almond simple, angostura bitters, candied orange 10
Non-alcoholic

To reserve and schedule pick up: PRE ORDER HERE

Evolve Chocolate table with paintings on wall behind