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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #150 on: January 30, 2014, 07:35:36 AM »
I wish everyone would stop being so nice about last year's banquet meal. Worst entree I've ever had at an AHA Conference.
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #151 on: January 30, 2014, 07:37:28 AM »
I wish everyone would stop being so nice about last year's banquet meal. Worst entree I've ever had at an AHA Conference.
Salad was good. Desert was excellent. The entree was in bad rubber chicken territory. Agreed.
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #152 on: January 30, 2014, 07:51:43 AM »
So what is the most quintessential cuisine for Grand Rapids?  That part of MI has a large German population, doesn't it? 

I wonder if German food and beer pairs well? ;)
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #153 on: January 30, 2014, 07:58:13 AM »
So what is the most quintessential cuisine for Grand Rapids? 

issues with last year's dinner aside, NHC desserts have been awesome and I hope to see some apple or blueberry or tart cherry represented this year...

speaking of apples, Fred have we got any pro cidermakers showing up? 

damnit now I'm thirsty at 9am.

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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #154 on: January 30, 2014, 08:37:42 AM »
Good to know.  West Michigan has a large German and Dutch population....so it might be a good fit.  Also, it wouldn't be a Michigan dessert if it didn't highlight cherries.  ha. 

Damn....now I am hungry and thirsty too udubdawg!   
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #155 on: January 30, 2014, 08:50:34 AM »
Fred and Crispy asked the signature Michigan ingredient question of the local clubs around the state, so as to give Sean some ideas. Don't know the final result.

I would love whitefish, but getting that much for one meal might be hard.

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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #156 on: January 30, 2014, 09:46:26 AM »
Pasties for entree!

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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #157 on: January 30, 2014, 09:47:12 AM »
Pasties for entree!

I assume you mean the hand held savory pie rather than the... well 'clothing' item?
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #158 on: January 30, 2014, 09:48:54 AM »
My mind went in the same direction too.    ;D
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #159 on: January 30, 2014, 09:49:45 AM »
Pasties for entree!

I assume you mean the hand held savory pie rather than the... well 'clothing' item?

I'm originally from Michigan, so I wasn't aware of the nipple variety till I was older

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« Reply #160 on: January 30, 2014, 09:50:55 AM »
Pasties for entree!

I assume you mean the hand held savory pie rather than the... well 'clothing' item?
Spelling is a little different, right? Well I guess not, had to look it up.

I do have an old Tom Waits song running through my head right now.
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #161 on: January 30, 2014, 10:08:00 AM »
My mind went in the same direction too.    ;D

bahahaha....pasties (the correct spelling) would be a good option and/or a fish option. 

Now...coming up with a vegan option with Michigan themed ingredients would be more difficult.  But my fingers are crossed. 
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #162 on: January 30, 2014, 11:39:26 AM »
I wish everyone would stop being so nice about last year's banquet meal. Worst entree I've ever had at an AHA Conference.

Based on my sample size of 4, I would agree.
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #163 on: January 30, 2014, 12:20:21 PM »
Yeah I was left with some egg on my face after the Philly meal... Kept telling my friends how great it would be... then that overcooked pretzel thing came out...
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Re: NHC 2014 - Lottery System for Registration?
« Reply #164 on: January 30, 2014, 02:20:34 PM »
Yeah I was left with some egg on my face after the Philly meal... Kept telling my friends how great it would be... then that overcooked pretzel thing came out...

Same here.  I had everybody expecting the best meal ever, regaling them about Seattle's fantastic menu.
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