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We went to a queer pop-up dinner party and it was magicalby Jordana Kalmanowitz
Pop Culture

WATCH | Alex Koones, professional chef and founder of Babetown -- a supper club for queer and trans women and nonbinary people -- invited us to her Babetown Passover Seder, and it was everything and more.


Babetown was created right after the 2016 Pulse Nightclub shootings in Orlando. Koones, who has worked in some of New York's most renowned kitchens (The Breslin, Jean-Georges, etc.) invited some friends over and started to cook. It was a time when friends needed each other and a place to escape to.  

Since that night, Babetown has become the hottest ticket in town, with every event selling out almost immediately.


The monthly themed parties (this one being Passover Seder) have spread organically because, well, who doesn't love a good dinner party?




There was a Babesgiving, Babetown Holiday and even fancy "chef's table" dinners. 

Each event has a new location and theme, and hosts about 50 to 60 people at $35 per ticket. 

What's next for Babetown?  

Based on the reaction from fellow "babes," it seems like Koones is on to something big. She is hoping to take Babetown on the road, throwing events in other cities and giving other babes a chance to experience the Babetown magic.