startup http://kalw.org en East Bay Express: Underground Dining Goes Online http://kalw.org/post/east-bay-express-underground-dining-goes-online <p><span style="color: rgb(35, 35, 35); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em;">A year ago, Amanda Yee and a dozen of her neighbors began gathering every month for an informal dinner party, bringing together folks of diverse cultures, ages, and tastes to share a meal. So when Yee heard about </span>Feastly<span style="color: rgb(35, 35, 35); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em;"> (</span><a href="http://eatfeastly.com/" style="font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em; color: rgb(31, 53, 119);">EatFeastly.com</a><span style="color: rgb(35, 35, 35); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em;">), a new website that markets private dinners to the greater public, she decided to join, becoming one of the first to host an event in her home — a post-First Friday midnight snack of French fries topped with&nbsp;</span><i style="color: rgb(35, 35, 35); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em;">carne asada</i><span style="color: rgb(35, 35, 35); font-family: Georgia, serif; font-size: 1.1em; line-height: 1.6em;">&nbsp;and hollandaise sauce, plus a savory milkshake that included duck fat and crunchy waffle bits. One of her neighbors, eight friends, and four strangers paid $19.80 each for the experience, and although she didn't make any money on the meal, Yee was hooked on the concept.</span></p><p> Tue, 02 Apr 2013 22:24:58 +0000 Whitney Phaneuf 25256 at http://kalw.org East Bay Express: Underground Dining Goes Online