Dinner conundrum? Problem solved. A few local organizations are serving up the goods at their fundraising dinners this week offering a variety of choices. It's eats made easy, folks — delicious, nutritious and you don't even have to get out of your car.
The Rotary Club of Southwest Eureka
is grilling plump bratwursts for The Best of the Wurst - A Drive-by Bratwurst Dinner
on Thursday, March 25
from 5 to 7 p.m.
at The Lodge
on Herrick Avenue in Eureka ($25). Drive in and they’ll bring out to your car a hearty dinner of brats, hot potato salad, sauerkraut and a pretzel. Credit or debit only. Get tickets at www.swrotary.org
or onsite when picking up. Guten appetit!
What if chutney's your jam? Swing by the Mateel Community Center
for an Indian, gluten-free dinner
prepared by chef Michael McKaskle on Friday, March 26
from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.
(prices vary). Chef McKaskle's serving up Saag aloo (greens and potato curry), Channa tikka masala (garbanzo tomato curry), raita (cucumber salad), chutney and pickle with rice, and your choice of one of the following: Lamb vindaloo (while supplies last) $20; South Indian coconut ginger pork $18; Coconut ginger shiitake vegetables $16. Additionally, you can order pakoras (fried veggie balls), $5; deep fried curry shiitake mushrooms, $5; pumpkin curry soup, $5; coconut vegan rice pudding with rose water, $4; and mango lassi (yogurt smoothie), $5. Yum. The spice is right. Just drive up and order.
And on Saturday, March 27
, saddle up for steak, two types of salad, twice-baked potato and dessert at Humboldt Del Norte Cattlemen's Drive-Thru New York Steak Dinner
from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m.
at the Ferndale Veterans Memorial Building
($20 advance at Humboldt Auction Yard or Greens Pharmacy). Loosen that belt buckle and cowboy up.