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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…

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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.)

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

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

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

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Sauteed Sweet and Pungent Shrimps

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

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Crispy Beef

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Beijing Duck Soup

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Asparagus with Chinese Mushrooms

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

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…Shrimp Toast and Beef Skewers…

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…some I devoured whole…

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…mostly, I portioned out just one serving -

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I ate all my dessert too!

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These black sesame balls were tasty.

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That’s what she said.

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

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{ 7 comments }

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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