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So, the B-Day Party went off without a hitch!

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So, the B-Day Party went off without a hitch!

Chowsmurf | Feb 25, 2007 12:02 PM

Here is menu and notes for those who were helping me. Unfortunately, no photos, as I was running around like a Rocky Free Range sans cabeza!

Taqueria Can-Cún Salsa Verde and Fresh Tortilla Chips

Caprese Salad Skewers

Poached Mozzarella in Spicy Tomato Sauce with Roasted Garlic

Acme Bread

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Mini Chicken Pot Pie (I ended up using Puff Pastry and sharp white cheddar. These were the sleeper hit of the party! They were awesome!)

Chinese Dumplings- Vegetarian Mushroom, Chicken, Pork (These were ugly- I prefer mine pan fried then steamed, but people ate up the pale, doughy glumps!)

Escalante’s Famous Macaroni and Cheese

Wagyu Beef Mini Cheesesteaks with Crispy Shallots and Black Truffle Oil (These were gone before I even left the kitchen, though I must say the meat from GG Meat Company in the Ferry Building was not at all the quality I expected. Thankfully, it was also cheap ($35/lb) but I really would have rather had half as much of a true,. true marbled 'Kobe")

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Tiramisu and Select Italian Pastries (From Dianda's at Mission and 24th. Truly awesome, just so great, esp the "rumball" cream puffs!)

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Rob TXXXXlizzi's "The Punch" with Rum Fireballs (This was good, but responsible for me being dead asleep at the karaoke bar at about midnight. Rum, 7-up, sherbet (sorbet, actually) fresh fruits, etc. With cherries soaked in 151 and cinnamon schnapps.)

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