Monday, July 03, 2017

Hudson - N.Y.: Lil' Deb's Oasis Restaurant

It’s an overall food experience, it’s an ever-evolving art installation platform. We are creating our own language.”
Hannah Black
Rural Intelligence
– June 2017
Hudson - N.Y.
Lil' Deb's Oasis - Restaurant

Lil' Deb's Oasis is a fun ongoing restaurant/installation/performance project, created by artist-chefs Carla Perez-Gallardo and Hannah Black, above, in Hudson in Upstate New York. They serve delicious tropical comfort food in a colorful pop environment with happy South USA, Caribbean, Central and South American sound tracks blasting from the loudspeakers.

Lil' Deb's Oasis
Yucca Frita
salsa verde


Lil' Deb's Oasis
Avocado Salad
Iceberg - heart of palm – pepitas
The freshest local products – farm to table – from Hudson Valley farms

Lil' Deb's Oasis
The counter

  Lil' Deb's Oasis
The Kitchen
Lil' Deb's Oasis
is a community-centered space that frequently collaborates with artists, galleries and the like-minded.

 Lil' Deb's Oasis
 Leche De Tigre
Energizing shot: ginger – turmeric - lime

Lil' Deb's Oasis
Maria’s Pupusas
grilled stuffed corn – cabbage slaw – tomato salsa


Lil' Deb's Oasis
potato – cheese pancake – peanut salsa – fried egg – pickle curtido
The food flavors are interesting and tasty combinations of various influences; from Southern food, inspired by Hannah's Alabama roots to the home-cooking of Carla's Ecuadorian grandmother. 

Lil' Deb's Oasis
Banana Loca
whole fried banana – dulce de leche – sesame –vanilla ice cream

Lil' Deb's Oasis
The bill arrives in a tin.

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