Appy: D’Anjou pear salad with farmstead goat cheese, fennel, black walnuts, and white balsamic.
Entree: Poached Maine lobster, dry aged rib eye with double stuffed potatoes, buttermilk crisp onions, and creamed spinach and orange glazed carrots and black trumpet mushrooms.
Dessert :Old fashioned apple pie with vanilla ice cream
In keeping with the theme, the meal will be accompanied by American wines: the lobster will be served with Dumol Chardonnay “Russian River” 2008, the steak with Quilceda Creek Cabernet “Columbia Valley” 2005, and the apple pie will be served with Poet’s Leap Riesling “Botrytis” 2008.
(I wonder if President Hu, like many Asians, is lactose intolerant. If so, this menu may be a plot to do him in)