Alone in Sydney for Thanksgiving 2010, Celebrate Holiday at Blue Plate Bar and Grill

It can really feel lousy being away from home on a holiday like Thanksgiving and not knowing anyone to celebrate with over dinner.

Shortly after I wrote Soul Food Thanksgiving Dinner is Served in Sydney which was really sharing tips and a sample menu, though the mysterious ways of the web, I found out that this Thanksgiving 2010, if you happen to be 'stuck' in Sydney away from friends, loved ones and home, there is a saving grace according to MsMaverick.

In Sydney, Blue Plate Bar and Grill in Neutral Bay is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner on November 25th.


The Menu ( Paired with American wines)
Entree: Acorn squash soup, followed by a honeydew melon sorbet palate cleaser
Main course: Corn-bread stuffed roast turkey with cranberry sauce, candied yams, sweet potatoe pie, succotash, green beans
Dessert: Pecan pie or pumpkin pie

Here's the deal:
Venue: The Blue Plate Bar & Grill, 24 Young St ( entrance on Grosvenor St), Neutral Bay, 2089,Sydney.
Time: 8pm sitting
Price: $76 per adult for 3 course set menu paired with American wines ( a child's price is available on request)


Blue Plate Bar & Grill describes itself as "the place satisfying homesick North Americans and hungry Aussies with Yankee favorites you can't get anywhere in Australia. Buffalo hot wings, ribs with home made BBQ sauce, Jambalaya, cowboy chili, gumbo, New England chowda are just some dishes on offer. We have sandwiches too; Philly Cheesesteak, Po' Boys, Reuben and hot dogs."

I doubt I would be travelling down under and look for any of these dishes except after a long stay which might bring a craving for American homecooking.

Is MsMaverick connected in any way to this Blue Plate? That I don't know.

In any case nothing wrong with wanting to feel home away from home on a major holiday.

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