Dinner of Dreams

PushStart Kitchen in Atlanta, GA is a supper club located at the historic Goat Farm Artist Commune in the Westside neighborhood. Chef Zach Meloy and his wife Cristina open their home to 18 strangers 3x a week and offer their guests a custom meal via communal dining. This historic yet urban environment nestled in between the railroad tracks, Westside Provisions District and the Atlanta Waterworks is a world unto itself where chickens, turkeys and yes, goats, roam the grounds. Where artists of all kinds create in their studios and dreams come to life in loft spaces to the din of the trains passing by.

This was my birthday wish: great food, great conversation and great friends. I wanted my birthday to be a gift to those present at the table last evening. The gift of friendship, support of each other’s life pursuits and incredible food. No one had to worry about allergies (gluten free menu), the cost of their meal (paid for), the company they were keeping (connections were made).  And who doesn’t love capping off a night of food and friendship with a little orange-infused moonshine!

Thank you to my wonderful husband for making this happen for me! It was my dinner of dreams.

Photos and food courtesy of PushStart Kitchen.

So this happened last night –>>

Pork albondigas, cotija, sour cherry jam.

Pork albondigas, cotija, sour cherry jam.

Poblano corn pudding, oyster mushroom, charred onion mascarpone, cilantro.

Poblano corn pudding, oyster mushroom, charred onion mascarpone, cilantro.

Pork loin, carrots in several ways, preserved lemon yogurt, black olive.

Pork loin, carrots in several ways, preserved lemon yogurt, black olive.

Flour less chocolate cake, clementine sorbet, vanilla milk jam, blood orange syrup.

Flour less chocolate cake, clementine sorbet, vanilla milk jam, blood orange syrup.

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