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Chefs of Bira

An interview with Bob Adkins: The Rail

Learn what drives the culinary professionals of
BIRA; their experiences, their history and their

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King Creole’s Bayou Boogie is back!!!

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Saturday, February 16, 2013 at the Bloomington Convention Center.  Join us for our annual Mardi Gras Celebration benefit for the Monroe County Chapter of the American Red Cross.  Unlimited food, beer and wine from BIRA restaurants, breweries and wineries. Ginormous shrimp/crawfish boil and live auction.  Dance the night away to Curtis Jackson’s Motown Review.  $60 per person.  Tickets available at www.bctboxoffice or at the door.



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Member Spotlight

Every month BIRA provides a peek behind the scenes as it showcases a specific member and what’s behind their establishment’s success.  This month we are proud to present Michael’s Uptown Cafe located on Kirkwood Avenue.

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Sweet Pea Guacamole

Sweet Pea Guacomole - Daniel OrrThis addition of Recipe of the Month comes from the kitchen of Chef Daniel Orr and FARMbloomington.

Try this recipe to replace mayo on sandwiches and pita pockets, use it as a dip, use it on salads, use it as a sauce!  You don’t even need to tell your family and friends there is tofu in it!  Make a batch and use within 3-4 days.

Makes 3 cups

1# Sweet green peas- cooked until skins are tender and shocked in cold water.

1 ea. Chili pepper (depending on how hot you like it).

1 Tbs. Ginger- minced

1/2 pound silken tofu

1/2 cup olive oil

Salt and pepper to taste

Tabasco as needed

Puree ingredients together in food processor until smooth.

Season to taste with salt, pepper and Tabasco.

Brasied Chicken with Lemon Confit, Olives and PeppersRecipe of the Month

Every month BIRA is proud to present a recipe from one of it’s distinguished members.   This month, Chef Daniel Orr from FARMbloomington shares his original recipe for Brasied Chicken with Lemon Confit, Olives and Peppers

Tapas Tuesday

Tapas Tuesdays

Grab your date and set out for a romantic evening on Tuesday, February 19th. On the third Tuesday of every month share tapas for two and a special bottle of wine at one special price- $20, $30 or $40!  Join us from 5:30 to closing the 3rd Tuesday of every month through March.


Participating Restaurants vary monthly.
Kilroy’s Sports Bar La Torre
Kilroy’s on Kirkwood Dunnkirk
Lennie’s The Crazy Horse
Nadia’s Bistro FARMbloomington
Oliver Winery Downtown

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