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The Memory Dinner

Written by: OneTable Team
March 7, 2024

The Memory Dinner

“Many of our most pungent memories are carried through food, just as connections to our ancestors are reaffirmed by cooking the dishes handed down to us.”

— Michael Twitty

The Shabbat table has always been a place where Jewish people have experimented and codified “Jewish food” – food that tells the story of what it means to be a part of this community. Now, we turn to our own Shabbat table as a place to elevate our own stories, prompted and inspired by dishes we feel connected to. The Memory Dinner is a holistic experience, engaging all senses in an embodied evening of narrative. You don’t have to be an Instagram-worthy chef or a master storyteller for The Memory Dinner to work its magic. You just have to be curious. And with this guide, your Friday meal will bring stories alive.

The Memory Dinner
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