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Red Beans Road Show Heading to “Hotlanta”

Red Beans RoadShow with Camellia Red Bean Bag on Plate

Gather ’round! Food writer and natural-born cook Pableaux Johnson’s Red Beans Road Show is now heading to the Garden & Gun Club at The Battery Atlanta, for a one-night-only Pop-up Supper on October 20, 2019. Host chef Ann Kim, the executive chef of the Garden & Gun Club, will be collaborating with Pableaux to create this family-style feast. Tickets are going fast! Order them online and come to break cornbread and make memories with friends and strangers alike.

Pableaux Johnson makes his grandfather's cornbread for a Red Beans Roadshow

Plus, it’s for a good cause! Following the event, Camellia Brand will be donating Camellia Red Kidney Beans and a portion of event proceeds to Georgia Organics, an organization championing organic agriculture and helping schools engage children in delicious and educational farm-to-table experiences.

“When you sit around Johnson’s table… you’re not supposed to fiddle with your phone. You talk. You meet people. You drink. You eat. You remember what it’s like to connect with strangers over a meal.” –  The Washington Post

RED BEANS ROAD SHOW POP-UP SUPPER:

Oct. 20  – Garden & Gun Club in The Battery, Atlanta, GA    GET TICKETS    

On October 20, 2019, Pableaux will prepare Louisiana’s traditional Monday-night meal of Red Beans and Rice using Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans…but on a Sunday. Host chef Ann Kim of the Garden & Gun Club will be collaborating with Pablo to create this one-night-only, New Orleans-style gastronomic gathering. The family-style feast begins at 6:30 p.m., with a sit-down, three-course supper beginning at 7:00 p.m.

Tickets for the Red Beans Roadshow at the Garden & Gun Club are available for $55+ per person, and include a home-style, three-course meal, featuring Chef Kim’s choice of appetizer, Red Beans and Rice, Cornbread, a dessert created by Chef Kim, and maybe a surprise or two. Wine and beer options are available at an additional cost. Vegan and vegetarian options are also available, upon request. Seating is limited. Purchase tickets in advance online.

Red Beans Roadshow at the Garden and Gun Club Atlanta

Hungry for more details? Here’s everything else you need to know about the Red Beans Road Show:

Good, Simple Food & New Friends

Louisiana food writer, photographer and “general n’er-do-well” Pableaux Johnson meets up with local restaurant chefs in each town or city he visits, to host an informal, family-style feast featuring “good, simple food, camaraderie and appropriate misbehavior.” 

Pableaux Is a Hoot!

Buy your tickets and show up to eat, drink and shoot the breeze with culinary and culture enthusiasts. As ringleader and organizer of the shenanigans, Pableaux gives a short presentation on Louisiana foodways that will leave you hankering for all things Louisiana, and then it’s a fun night of breaking bread (Pableaux’s grandpa’s skillet cornbread, that is), eating down-home, delicious food and drinking a cold beer with a roomful of friendly strangers. 

Local Chefs Are in on It

Pableaux cooks his signature Red Beans & Rice made with Camellia Brand Red Kidney Beans, and his local chef partners serve up a simple starter (like deviled eggs or hand pies) and a dessert (like bread pudding or homemade pie). 

Take the Tradition Home with You

Everyone who attends gets a bag of Camellia Red Kidney Beans and a recipe card to make Red Beans & Rice, so you can start your own tradition at home!

Everyone who attends gets a bag of Camellia Red Kidney Beans and a recipe card for Red Beans & Rice, so they can start their own tradition at home!

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