Before lunch, there were forays to the Mountain View Farmers Market — and, after lunch, chestnut picking at Skyline Chestnuts Orchard at 22322 Skyline Blvd (Hwy 35) in Palo Alto.
Lunch with 21 'hounds - two tables, each ordering separately from the extensive Sichuan menu.
$22 per person — Our 16 dishes started with a sampling of Appetizers -
A4 Crushed Garlic Cucumbers
A8 Chili Oil Chicken Gizzard
A10 Five Spice Rolled Bean Curd
A11 Sliced Bacon Cut Pork with Spicy Garlic Sauce
A17 Spicy Beef Tendon
A28 Sliced Green Bean Jelly with Shredded Pork, Egg, Cucumber, Shredded Bean Curd, Seafood and Sliced Carrot in Mustard Sauce
D3 Pork intestines Boiled with Blood Pudding in Clay Pot
E18 Szechwan Braised Chicken with Taro
E22 Old Fashioned Tea Smoked Duck
F14 Flaming Stir-fried Pork Kidney
H9 Spicy Boiled Beef
I35 Seafood Handmade Noodles
N9 House Special Twice Cooked Pork
N12 Szechwan Dry Cooked Frog
N19 Spicy Cat Fish (freeloader fish)
Special - Orange Beef
We enjoyed the tasting of many dishes with the 'hounds on this pleasant Sunday afternoon. Thank you for Melanie's wine pours to refresh our palates. Many thanks to Nancy and Melanie for organizing today's chowdown at Trend. Great Company - one and all!
400 Moffett Blvd, Mountain View, CA