On Sunday, September 7, 2014, Westword will host its twentieth annual celebration of the Denver dining scene, DISH, in Sculpture Park at the Denver Performing Arts Complex, where many of the favorite restaurants of Cafe Society writers and readers will be serving delectable dishes. Silvi's Kitchen (formerly Udi's Cafe, Pizza and Bar) is going to bring its unique brand of Middle Eastern spice to DISH. See also: Cuban Pork from Frijoles Cuban Cafe
The work of U Baron Group Foods, founded by the restaurant's former namesake, Udi Bar-on, and his family, Silvi's made an impression on the Denver dining scene by serving inventive Israeli foods and standards like pizza and sandwiches. The common denominator is the pane bianca dough, made with an original Italian starter.
For its first DISH outing with a new identity, Silvi's is departing from its regular menu, serving up hay-smoked confit lamb, green herb labne (strained) yogurt and sumac onion salad on -- you guessed it -- pane bianca.
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This is one of the dozens of offerings you'll find at DISH, which runs from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 7. (VIP entrance is at 11 a.m.) To see what else is in store and buy tickets for this culinary celebration's twentieth anniversary, visit the 2014 DISH site.