The People I’ve Eaten With

March 23, 2011

in dinner, party, restaurant

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The DVD is out! Available to buy, rent, or watch on demand!!!

Star Karin Anna Cheung and director Quentin Lee autographing away

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Karin snapped this pic of me signing the butt double:

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The Release Party took place at Gallery Nucleus, where we shot parts of the movie.

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Aside from being an art space, they also have a cool store!

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Afterwards Quentin took us all out for a feast. The only nearby place open that late was King Hua Restaurant, and lucky for us, it was delicious!

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I’m not positive about everything he ordered because it was all done in Cantonese…

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…maybe someone can translate for me…

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…but here’s what I’m able to gather from my own memory/knowledge of Chinese food.

First came my pick – Fried Prawns with Honey Creme Sauce and Candied Walnuts

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I didn’t grow up eating this dish, but when I discovered it in my mid 20′s I became obsessed and order it every time it’s on a menu. Probably devoured more than my share of it.

The rest of the dishes I ate a couple servings of each.

Squab (or duck?!?) in Lettuce Cups with a hoisin-y sauce

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Jellyfish and Cucumber

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Bean Curd and Greens

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Tofu Medallions with Broccoli

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There was also rice but I only ate a few bites of it. Too preoccupied with the main dishes!!!

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And then this appeared….

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Ladies and gentleman: Kabocha Squash with Oxtail and Gravy

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a.k.a. the reason I will not be hungry again til Friday – I could NOT stop scooping out that yumminess!

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The meal ended with the house dessert – a sweet soup filled with tapioca and sweet potato

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I could only manage a few sips – was ready to burst!!!!

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The People I’ve Slept With has been a long road – read all about the 5-year journey on this blog post Quentin wrote – and I was so grateful to celebrate and put the project to bed last night with the rest of the crew.

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Thanks Quentin, Koji, Stanley, and Karin!!! I was honored to be a part of your baby.

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{ 26 comments }

1 Shanna, like Banana March 23, 2011 at 9:44 am

That’s your booty? Hot stuff girl ;)

2 Lynn at The Actors Diet March 23, 2011 at 10:05 am

oh my, NO!!!! butt DOUBLE!!!

3 rebecca lustig March 23, 2011 at 9:46 am

what an amazing accomplishment, you should be so proud!

Have a great day,
Rebecca
http://fromheretothereinpurple.blogspot.com
http://twitter.com/rlustig

4 Lynn at The Actors Diet March 25, 2011 at 9:37 am

thanks, rebecca!!!

5 Amber's Notebook March 23, 2011 at 9:46 am

omg yum!!! what an amazing spread!! And mam pea needs that tee!!
Amber’s Notebook

6 Sarena (The Non Dairy Queen) March 23, 2011 at 9:53 am

This was such a sweet post! Congratulations to all of you on the release!

7 Anna @ Newlywed, Newly Veg March 23, 2011 at 10:03 am

That kabocha dish– holy cow. I’m drooling!!!

8 Annie March 23, 2011 at 10:45 am

I just put it on my netflix! If you select new arrivals, it’s one of the first to pop up! :)

9 Lynn at The Actors Diet March 23, 2011 at 8:46 pm

how awesome! thanks, annie!

10 Mitzi @ my nikon eats food March 23, 2011 at 11:15 am

Aw looks like an awesome time! I love that dish too – honey walnut prawns

11 Healthy Coconut March 23, 2011 at 12:02 pm

All those dishes looks really good, but I’ve never ordered or eaten them, except for the shrimp dish. It’s hard to order something new at Chinese restaurant when you haven’t tasted it before and especially if you don’t know what to expect.

I’ll have to ask about the Kabocha dish next time I go, I would love to try that.

If you ever need extras for you movie projects, I would love to do it. It looks fun :)

12 Healthy Coconut March 23, 2011 at 12:09 pm

P.S. I have a Blockbuster account so hopefully it’s available in the new DVD releases this week online

13 biz319 March 23, 2011 at 12:29 pm

That’s so exciting Lynn! One other reason we should go back to getting movies on Netflix! :D

All that food looks delicious – except the Jellyfish!

14 Teresa Huang March 23, 2011 at 1:11 pm

Wow! That table looks straight out of Eat, Drink, Man, Woman! Chinese restaurants are so much more fun when you’re with people who know how to order… :)

15 Amanda March 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Another reason to update my netflix queue! Congrats :-) And wow, that food looked amazing, and if you can’t eat an ungodly amount of kabocha squash with oxtail on a special night like last night, when can you?

16 Ruby W. March 23, 2011 at 3:53 pm

This place is also very delicious for dim sum!

17 wendy March 23, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Rockin’ bod, Lynn!!!

18 Pure2raw twins March 23, 2011 at 5:29 pm

Congrats again Lynn! So happy for you!!!!

19 VeggieGirl March 23, 2011 at 5:44 pm

Major congratulations!

20 Jolene (www.everydayfoodie.ca) March 23, 2011 at 9:56 pm

HUGE Congratulations to you :-)

21 Jessie March 24, 2011 at 5:24 am

Congrats, Lynn!! :) I can’t read Chinese – all I can tell is that you had some kind of meat and some bean curd (I know, sad that I can’t read it!). Glad you enjoyed it!

22 fifi March 24, 2011 at 6:01 am

Nice to read your blog again Lynn and congratulations on your new movie. I’ve been away from blogs. Very nice healthy chinese food there, nothing too extravagant i.e. lobsters, shark fins (boring!). I like your last dish Kabocha Squash (???), very unusual and have never seen it before. Did it go well with oxtail soup?!

23 Claire May 4, 2011 at 11:55 pm

I just watched the movie & have to say I highly enjoyed it!!!! Soo cute and highly enjoyable. :) Good work

24 Lynn at The Actors Diet May 5, 2011 at 7:18 am

thanks, claire!

25 Kailey (SnackFace) June 8, 2011 at 8:52 pm

Lynn! I just had to let you know that I watched your beautiful self in this hilarious movie over the weekend! It sucked both me and my boyfriend in completely!

26 Lynn at The Actors Diet June 9, 2011 at 6:18 pm

aw, thanks so much kailey!!! it’s so hard for me to see myself in that movie b/c my bangs are so weird!!!

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