Dark Dining for the Love of Bella - WSVN-TV - 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco

Dark Dining for the Love of Bella

Posted: Updated:
Dark Dining at Chef Adrianne's in Kendall. Dark Dining at Chef Adrianne's in Kendall.
Chef Adrianne Calvo Chef Adrianne Calvo
Live Like Bella's web page. Live Like Bella's web page.
Shannah Rodriguez-Torres Shannah Rodriguez-Torres

You know Deco loves food, but now we're loving the food and the cause. So bring your appetite, and if you want to know what you are eating, bring your night vision goggles.

Close your eyes and let your palate do all the work. Chef Adrianne Calvo's Dark Dining is taking a bite out of the dining experience.

Adrianne Calvo: "I would say it's the sexiest dining experience out there. Diners get to be blindfolded, not just in the dark; completely blindfolded, and it's a journey of the senses."

Chef Adrianne's Kendall restaurant is known for the Dark Dining events.

"There are certain ingredients, you know how they are going to taste, so imagine that flavor profile. By not seeing it, you're not expecting it."

This week, Dark Dining is two nights, Tuesday and Wednesday. And this week, you'll leave full and having given back to the community.

Adrianne Calvo: "It's the first time we are going two nights, and it's to benefit LiveLikeBella.org. Basically, this month's Dark Dining is to make it count."

One hundred percent of the proceeds from both nights of Dark Dining will go the Live Like Bella Foundation.

Adrianne Calvo: "For this one specifically, we are taking it over the top. We are doing over seven courses, three drinks. It's Dark Dining on steroids."

Bella Rodriguez-Torres' fight with cancer brought together the community, and her legacy and message live on in LiveLikeBella.org.

Shannah Rodriguez-Torres: "The Live Like Bella Foundation is a nonprofit organization dedicated to finding a cure for pediatric cancer. We also help families who have a child in treatment for cancer."

Bella wanted everyone to live every moment to the fullest, and that's what Chef Adrianne is doing.

Adrianne Calvo: "I want people to experience this amazing night, a night they won't forget, and I wanted to make it count. It's funny, because Bella loved to eat. She loved to eat food, and she loved to cook, so this is perfect because Bella would always go 'mmm' when something tasted really good. And we know we are going to have a lot of mmm's this week at Chef Adrianne's."

Like all of the Dark Dining events, the chef picks the meal, and it's up to you to taste your way through. But this one is a little more special.

Shannah Rodriguez-Torres: "Even though Bella isn't on Earth with us, the whole community has come to together to continue her legacy and her memory, and continue to honor her."

FOR MORE INFORMATION:
www.LiveLikeBella.org

FOR DARK DINING TICKETS:
(305) 408-8386

  • Shireen's Favorite ThingsMore>>

  • The Return of the Crop Top

    The Return of the Crop Top

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 4:52 PM EDT2014-07-23 20:52:07 GMT
    When I first heard that the Crop Top was back in style, I walked straight into my bedroom, stood in front of the mirror, lifted my shirt, turned to the side and stuck my gut out as far as it would go.
    When I first heard that the Crop Top was back in style, I walked straight into my bedroom, stood in front of the mirror, lifted my shirt, turned to the side and stuck my gut out as far as it would go.
  • Cool as a Cupcake

    Cool as a Cupcake

    Wednesday, July 16 2014 3:13 PM EDT2014-07-16 19:13:10 GMT
    Mattie McDonald was one of the prettiest women I'd ever seen. She had light green eyes, dark brown hair and milky white skin. When she wafted by me, she smelled of lavender, honeysuckle and some other hypnotizing perfume I couldn't quite put my finger on. I spent a lot of my spare time daydreaming about her and not just because I wanted to know her. Ultimately, I wanted to be her.
    Mattie McDonald was one of the prettiest women I'd ever seen. She had light green eyes, dark brown hair and milky white skin. When she wafted by me, she smelled of lavender, honeysuckle and some other hypnotizing perfume I couldn't quite put my finger on. I spent a lot of my spare time daydreaming about her and not just because I wanted to know her. Ultimately, I wanted to be her.
  • Hot in Hong Kong

    Hot in Hong Kong

    Thursday, July 10 2014 5:55 PM EDT2014-07-10 21:55:15 GMT
    When I walked out of the Hong Kong airport, the heat of the city slapped me so hard across the face, it was like a woman catching her cheating husband with a long-suspected mistress.
    When I walked out of the Hong Kong airport, the heat of the city slapped me so hard across the face, it was like a woman catching her cheating husband with a long-suspected mistress.
  • On Deco DriveMore>>

  • Hercules - The Demigod Next Door

    Hercules - The Demigod Next Door

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 9:41 PM EDT2014-07-24 01:41:32 GMT
    "Hercules" star Dwayne Johnson."Hercules" star Dwayne Johnson.
    Here at Deco we've always treated The Rock like a god. Thanks to his new movie "Hercules," the rest of the world will soon be, too. But don't worry; he's keeping his humanity front and center. Deco goddess Shireen is here with the details.
    Here at Deco we've always treated The Rock like a god. Thanks to his new movie "Hercules," the rest of the world will soon be, too. But don't worry; he's keeping his humanity front and center. Deco goddess Shireen is here with the details.
  • Kevin Cameron

    Kevin Cameron

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 8:32 PM EDT2014-07-24 00:32:10 GMT
    Tell Chris Brown and Usher to move over and make some room, a new R&B love man wants a part of the action. Miami home boy Kevin Cameron has got the moves, the voice and what it takes to make his dreams come true.
    Tell Chris Brown and Usher to move over and make some room, a new R&B love man wants a part of the action. Miami home boy Kevin Cameron has got the moves, the voice and what it takes to make his dreams come true.
  • Cirque Dreams

    Cirque Dreams

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 12:31 AM EDT2014-07-23 04:31:05 GMT
    The biggest Cirque production this side of Vegas is in So-Flo, and from creating the concept to making a dream come true for a young star, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy has plenty of 305 flava.
    The biggest Cirque production this side of Vegas is in So-Flo, and from creating the concept to making a dream come true for a young star, Cirque Dreams Jungle Fantasy has plenty of 305 flava.
Powered by WorldNow

WSVN-TV
Sunbeam Television Corp
1401 79th Street Causeway
Miami, FL 33141

Switchboard: (305) 751-6692
Newsroom: (305) 795-2777

Can't find something?
Connect with us here:
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSVN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.