The Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville will celebrate Central and South America the week of April 11–14. Heroes Day, a Costa Rican holiday, is April 11, and the Day of the Americas, a Honduran holiday, is April 14.
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Four parts Italian, two parts Greek and a dash of Americana: That’s the recipe for “delicious” at the Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville for the week of March 28-31. The menu includes tomato and feta salad, chicken marsala (wine and mushroom sauce), Italian fish fillets, meat lasagna, moussaka (Greek meat and eggplant casserole), parmesan broccoli bake and Dutch potatoes (whipped potatoes with carrots and chives).
With spring break now behind us and finals just over a month away, it’s time to buckle down and … eat! And the Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville is there to help. The menu for the week of March 21-24 includes foods from Mexico, Italy, the Middle East and the U.S. The buffet will feature chipotle braised chicken; cioppino-style roasted crab; porchetta-style roast pork; spinach salad with almonds; braised bacon Carolina rice; steamed asparagus with cardamom butter; and couscous with fresh cilantro and lemon juice.
Italian influences add some zest to the Ready for the World Café menu for the week of March 7. The buffet will include pesto chicken Florentine; roasted asparagus salad with goat cheese and bread crumbs; cola chops; apple, pecan, cranberry and avocado spinach salad with balsamic dressing; baked tilapia with tomato and basil; three-grain pilaf; and lasagna rolls.
Dishes from Korea, Japan and China highlight the menu this week at the Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville. The menu includes Korean beef bulgogi (Korean barbecued beef), avocado chicken stir fry, vegetable lo mein, cod filets in an orange sauce, sesame steamed vegetables, shieldzini (Japanese cucumber salad) and sticky white rice.
Take an Indian favorite, add an Italian dish and mix it with a good dose of Greek fare. That’s the recipe for this week’s Ready for the World Café. The menu includes curry chicken, shrimp with spinach, tomatoes and feta, lemon-pepper pork loin, ravioli with mushroom sauce, orzo and wild rice salad, ratatouille and Greek salad.
Chocolate, strawberries, raspberries: they’re natural aphrodisiacs and some Valentine’s Day favorites. Diners will enjoy each of these yummy delights in the dishes at this week’s Ready for the World Café at UT Knoxville.
Are you hungry for international cuisine, but not able to hop on a plane to an exotic locale for lunch? The Ready for the World Café — which opens today and will run for a 10-week stretch.
The Ready for the World Café will celebrate a modern Southern Thanksgiving the week of Nov. 15-18. The menu includes braised short ribs, chicken soup with cornmeal sage dumplings, roasted parmesan asparagus, roasted acorn squash with wild rice stuffing, Caprese salad skewers with a balsamic vinegar reduction, Southern shrimp and grits with various toppings, carving station, assorted seasonal desserts and hot apple cider.
The Ready for the World Café for the week of Nov. 8 takes a trip around the world, offering dishes inspired by the cuisine from most every continent. The menu includes Brazilian chicken with rice and olives; Peruvian ceviche, a seafood dish; roasted pork with sage, rosemary and garlic; summer corn with tons of herbs; Mama Voula’s spanakopita, or spinach pie; cherry tomato couscous; herb salad with feta, roasted red peppers and toasted nuts.