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November 3, 2011

in food events, restaurant

It’s November. Halloween’s over.

Time to start thinking about the next big holiday…


I was invited to preview the Thanksgiving menu at the Plum Tree Inn

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Got to celebrate with family – Cousin Judy was my date – I haven’t seen her in over 20 years!!! (Check out her YouTube Channel where she and hubby Jeff go on numerous foodie adventures.)


No Gobble Gobble. Plum Tree Inn is offering Beijing Duck as an alternative this Thanksgiving, which you can order a week beforehand.


Of course, the cameras were going crazy over the preparation!


Also on the menu – Lion’s Head (pork) meatballs with cabbage (a childhood favorite of mine)


Sauteed Sweet and Pungent Shrimps


More shrimp in the Kon Pao Three Delicacies (Fish n Scallops too)


Crispy Beef


Beijing Duck Soup


Asparagus with Chinese Mushrooms


Some I had just a bite of, like the Minced Chicken in Lettuce Cups…


…Shrimp Toast and Beef Skewers…


…some I devoured whole…



…mostly, I portioned out just one serving -

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I ate all my dessert too!



These black sesame balls were tasty.


That’s what she said.


(No, really, that’s what cousin Judy said.)

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1 Anna November 3, 2011 at 8:35 am

Wow– that’s a feast!! Looks delicious!

2 topangagurl November 3, 2011 at 9:35 am

Mmmm…while I’m now a “flexitarian” – mostly veg..I love the look of the dare I say – BEEF! Looks yummy Lynn!
Fab pic’s BTW

3 Yin November 3, 2011 at 9:36 am

Lion’s head with cabbage used to be one of my favorite dishes my mom used to make! Looks like you had a great meal :D

4 Darien November 3, 2011 at 10:31 am

hi lynn! ive been reading for a long time, and was especially excited when i moved to the LA area to try some of the things you’ve reviewed (like the nom nom truck!) ive finally started a blog of my own (its gluten free) and am shamelessly asking for a shoutout/link back for some traffic! thanks a lot!

5 Caitlin C. November 3, 2011 at 11:19 am

I LOVE your coat!! I’m a sucker for pink.
The shrimp toast sounds so interesting! I love all things shrimp…and bread…match made in heaven?

6 Emily Dryden November 3, 2011 at 12:46 pm

I love your jacket! The color is so unique.
What a gorgeous variety of foods. I’m glad you enjoyed it!

7 Cindy November 3, 2011 at 1:22 pm

Yum…duck duck duck duck duck. Love me some duck…would much rather have that than Turkey. Have a quack-a-doodle day!

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