Social Hummus is ethically made, cultivated with compassion & community.
The best hummus in LA. Period.
Featured chef collaborations push culinary boundaries, with 100% of the profits donated to a relevant social cause or charity.
Based on the shared communal experience of eating hummus, Social Hummus believes in the power of sustainable communities, while emphasizing the intersection of philanthropy, food, art & design.
*Social Hummus is plant-based, preservative-free, dairy-free, gluten-free, nut-free, soy-free, kosher, & made with heirloom chickpeas from Rancho Gordo.
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Social Hummus available for purchase at Botanica March 4-14
Pick up an 8 oz. container of the creamiest hummus in the game at the cutest market in the game. From March 4-14, during the Re:Her festival, amazing women-led brands are featured at Botanica Restaurant & Market. Don't forget to grab Social Hummus Za'atar Lavash Crackers & a bottle of woman-owned natural wine, while you're there!
RE:HER COLLAB - Social Hummus x Chef Zarah Khan (Botanica)
Re:Her is creating Los Angeles’ (& perhaps the world’s) longest grazing table, entirely curated by women!
Toasty sage & pink peppercorn hummus, Za'atar lavash crackers, Garlic labneh w za'atar, Chili oil & fermented honey roasted carrots.
Only 12 boards available for this special collab! $50
Featured chef - Feb '22
His menus trace the migration of West African cuisine across the Atlantic, into the American South & ultimately to California. With heirloom ingredients he reimagines traditional recipes into dishes that tell a story about Black foodways that continues to evolve in response to geography & the cultural moment.
Barrett has done projects at The Underground Museum & Gagosian Gallery. His work has been profiled in Compound Butter & The Los Angeles Times.
Donations - Feb '22
Prosperity Market is a farmers market on wheels & a food truck in one, featuring Black farmers & chefs! Traveling throughout Los Angeles, they are transforming the local ecosystem and economy through agriculture, food access, nutrition education, and community partnerships.
RE: HER - Social Hummus x Chef Zarah Khan (Botanica) Grazing Board
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Re:Her is creating Los Angeles’ (& perhaps the world’s) longest grazing table, entirely curated by women. Talia (Social Hummus) & Zarah (head chef @Botanica) have teamed up for an epic collab with only 12 boards available!
Included: Toasty sage & pink peppercorn hummus, Za'atar lavash crackers, Garlic labneh with za'atar, Chili oil & fermented honey roasted carrots. Made with all-natural, only the best farmer's market-fresh ingredients & love.
Why is this hummus different from all other hummus?
Unlike traditional store-bought hummus, Social Hummus is preservative-free & uses heirloom chickpeas from a sustainable, local farm (Rancho Gordo). Not only is this the best hummus you’ll ever taste, it is the first & only hummus delivery to provide an interactive & feel-good shared experience!
Social hummus has been described as luxurious & creamy, with a unique, silky, mousse-like texture. The introduction of reputable chef collaborations allows for infinite, elevated, and exciting flavor possibilities.
The origins of hummus
Although hummus has become a household food staple and universally loved food item, this Middle Eastern spread has a serious history. While the base of this tangy, nutrient-packed dish uses simple and accessible ingredients — chickpeas, sesame paste, lemon juice and garlic — hummus offers nuances depending where you are and who is making it.
Egyptian Arabs, Palestinians, Lebanese, Israelis, Greeks & other Middle Eastern and Mediterranean countries all claim hummus as their own dish. As to where it originally comes from, the earliest mention of the spread dates back to Egypt during the 13th century. Since then, hummus was made all over the Middle East for hundreds of years, before being imported west from the chickpea-growing Arab countries to Greece through centuries of trade. Some great books about the origin of hummus & its complex political implications include: On the Hummus Route: A utopian journey between cities, people, and dreams by Jim Barnes and Hummus: A Global History by Harriet Nussbaum (release 2021).
Social Hummus is a humanitarian organization, recognizing all humans, regardless of race, religion, gender & background. Please feel free to reach out to us to have a conversation or raise a topic. We just ask that you do so with respect, openness, and inclusivity.
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