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Celebrate Diwali – The Festival of Lights – in Cuenca

November 3, 2018 all-day

LA cuchara magica
Invite you to
An Indian Night celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights
saturday November 3, 2018 – Seating starts at 6:00 p.m.

Mango lassi
Vegetable pakode/bhajia with two kinds of chutneys

Butter Chicken or paneer makhani
Vegetable medley
Seasoned rice with brown chickpeas

Four flavors of kulfi
Pistachio/baileys irish cream

Reservations required – fixed price menu of $20.00, includes IVA. Last year, this event sold out within days and we had a long waiting list. Avoid disappointment, reserve early.

• Email An Indian Affair to make reservations by 5:00 pm Sunday October 28, must specify chicken or vegetarian dinner, number of people in your party
• Bar service not included in fixed price menu
• Bollywood dancers to entertain between courses and to teach you a few basic steps
• Henna tattoo artist – charges starting at $2.00, payable to artist depending upon the complexity of the design
• La Cuchara Magica is located at Gran Colombia 8-86 y Benigno Malo

  • Name: Anha Purna
  • Phone: 095-899-5126
  • Email:
After a successful career in manufacturing, Brian Buckner sold his commercial window fabrication plant and now makes his home with his wife, Edie, in Cuenca. He is a photojournalist and writer currently producing photo essays and stories of life in Ecuador. He and his wife enjoy hiking, photography, writing and giving their time to those in need. Brian may be reached by email at