A taste for house cats?

Illustration by Serene Lusano

ALF had eight stomachs and a taste for house cats. What does that have to do with the Vegan Chef’s Table dinner on Sunday, January 17? It’s a five-course gourmet meal whipped up by chefs from 58 Degrees & Holding Co., Blackbird., Capitol Garage, and Thai Basil for humans with one stomach who want not a trace of kitten on their plate—Mittens is preferable alive than masticated, you 1980s sitcom puppet. The event is a fundraiser for the Alchemist Community Development Corporation, a Sacramento nonprofit that helps provide local organic produce to low-income community members. There will also be juicery sorcery (cocktails, that is) by Metro Kitchen & Drinkery. The venue is Blackbird. (1015 Ninth Street), and tickets, available at www.alchemistcdc.org, are $55—and rest assured that this vegan chef collaboration won’t leave your third or sixth stomach craving filet Mr. Kitty.