That's right, I'm talking to you, Vermonter! There's a Penny Cluse dinner here in Burlington this Thursday, and you'd be a fool not to go: It's the last dinner before a two-month hiatus, the food will be delicious and plentiful, the wine will be fine and also plentiful, the ladies will be delicious, fine, and maybe not plentiful (it's usually about 50-50), but, you know, there will be ladies. The yachtsman will be signing copies of his new book, my Greek stepmother promises to make an appearance if she can sneak past the paparazzi, Mary will be there looking for her little lamb, and I will be coming straight from yoga class, which may or may not explain my classy spandex outfit and odor. Party time!
The details, from Charles at the Cluse:
"Join us Thursday, October 29, at 7 p.m. for another chapter in the Summer Dinner Series. This time we're featuring Vermont lamb prepared in as many delicious and varied ways we can imagine. Count on a new sausage, maybe a little kibbeh...what to do with those colossal rutabegas? So many surprises on the way. The ice cream machine is turning out creamy treats, too. $40.00 will buy your dinner, including gratuity. A rainbow of wine and beer will be available for purchase. We'll be taking a holiday break in November and December. Last chance to join us before January."
As of this afternoon there were still a few seats left, so e-mail spuds [at] pennycluse [dot] com to let him know you're coming. As the kids these days say, "C U there hahaha LOL."