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Many Nations Break Bread at International Food Festival


By Jennifer Donovan


Last Modified 8:34 AM, December 18, 2009

Sampling ethnic cuisine at the International Food Festival

November 17, 2009—

International students and faculty members joined dozens of guests from Michigan Tech and the community for an evening of ethnic food and music at the Memorial Union Ballroom on Saturday night, Nov. 14.

The International Club’s third annual International Food Festival featured dishes from around the world, including Bangladesh chicken, Moroccan chicken with lemon and green olives, Native American butternut squash, Indian vegetable rice, Bengali fried chicken and potatoes, Jamaican jerk chicken, Mexican chipotle chicken, spaetzle or German dumplings, and nisu, a Finnish sweet bread.

Entertainment featured Raymond Mao, singer/songwriter; Alexandra Hand, flute; Carly Charlier ,violin; Mollie Ruth, cello; Uzi Mendez, cello; Eric Tangko, piano;  Abhimanyu Sinha , bass guitar; Camilo Uzquiano, guitar.

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