Sugar and Smoke brings lowcountry faire to Casop: A Requiem for Rice


Sugar and Smoke, Pittsburgh’s newest restaurant, will serve up a lowcountry feast during the Casop: A Requiem for Rice fundraising event.

September 22, 2018, 5-9pm
“Casop: A Requiem for Rice” Fundraising Event 

(Fundraising Event Ticket also includes ticket for 9/21 “Casop: A Requiem for Rice” Choral Performance) Frick Environmental Center, Pittsburgh, PA

The menu includes:
Mini Buttermilk Biscuits/Smoked Andouille Sausage Ettouffe
Black Eyed Pea & Collard Green Crustini — Vegan
Fried Green Tomatoes w/Spicey Remoulade Sauce –Vegan
She Crab Bique w/Creme Fraiche & Chives
Creole Gumbo w/green rice & Fried Okra — Vegan

Strolling Dinner
Shrimp & Grits w/Grilled Peppers, onion, sausage& smoked cheddar
Low Country Smothered “Brown Stewed” Chicken
Grilled Vegetable Jambalaya — Vegan/Gf
Red Beans & Rice (Collard Greens) — Vegan/Gf
Green Rice w/Lima Beans, Peas & Asparagus — Vegan/Gf
Cheddar Jalapeno Cornbread w/Honey Butter

Strolling Dessert
Chocolate Benne Wafers
Grandma’s Lemon Bars
Coconut Cake Trifle
Sweet Potato Tart — Vegan
Cinnamon Rice Pudding — Vegan/Gf


More about Sugar and Smoke

Sugar and Smoke proudly presents our southern cuisine and “white glove” home hospitality from the best of the Carolinas, Louisiana, and Texas.

Our Sugar and Smoke selections features a collection of offerings sure to please every palette including our vegan friends. With selections such as Cheddar Shrimp and Grits or our She Crab Bisque with Fraiche and chives paired with Pinot Grigio. Also dive into our fried green tomatoes, vegetarian jambalaya or creole gumbo designed to satisfy all of your guests.

Let’s not forget Sugar!

Desert features are sure to entice with sweet potato tarts, coconut cake or our delectable Chocolate Benne Wafers.

Visit: Sugar and Smoke, 4428 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15224

Author: Dr. Edda L. Fields-Black

Dr. Edda L. Fields-Black is an Associate Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, Department of History. Her research specialties are pre-colonial and West African history and their connections to the African Diaspora. Fields-Black has written extensively about rice farmers in early modern West Africa, as well as Africans enslaved on Lowcountry South Carolina and Georgia rice plantations. Fields-Black is currently writing an epic history of the Gullah Geechee from their Western African origins to the publication of Lorenzo Dow Turner's study of the Gullah Geechee language