Cooking Classes are Among Events Anais+Raya Culinary Collective has to Offer Costa Mesa

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East 17th Street in Costa Mesa added another organic farm to fresh eatery to its list recently. Anais+Raya Culinary Collective at Picnics Kitchen on E. 17th Street serves organic, raw, and vegan dishes created by celebrity chef, Raya Belna. Teamed with Anais Tangie, a local farmer’s market advocate who runs the SoCo Farmer’s Market and founded Special Eats OC, the restaurant willoffer cooking classes from local chefs, serve as a Market Grocery service, host pop-up restaurants and events, and each Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m.

The family-style dinner changes weekly but will always includes vegan, raw, organic, and free-range, grass-fed ingredients and ends with decadent dessert.

Stop in Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. forChef Raya Belna’s superfood smoothies, raw desserts, what’s for dinner baskets, and foods to go at her WildCraft Elixir Bar at Picnics Kitchen.

Anais-Raya Culinary Collective at Picnics Kitchen is at 435 E. 17th St, Suite 7 in Costa Mesa.

949.478.4857.

Posted by Lauren Grelle-Athanasiou

08/22/12