With a design brief that prompts the chef to create a soup that represents the designer’s practice, soup must include certain characteristics. Monday’s included a concept that was honest, sustainable and familiar, a bit sweet, and using a particular favourite ingredient – bull kelp. The result was a designer soup of Seaweed, Vegetable and Potato Chowder.
For yesterday's soup Perks and Mini designers Misha Hollenback and Shauna T have worked with Andrew McConnell and Josh Murphy from Cumulus Inc. on a Borsch Broth. PAM also made bracelets for the glasses and wrote a = poem on display in the space, which was their brief to the chefs.
The Micro Kitchen opens at midday for hungry city slickers, serving hot soup with bread from Loafer Bread, coffee from Sensory Lab and local craft beer from Thunder Road on tap. It closes at 3pm and reopens for dinner at 5.30pm until 8pm. So if you missed out on you lunchbreak, get down there after work for dinner.
Here’s the schedule for the rest of the week: