Here's What Stars Will Be Eating at the Golden Globes
Needless to say, lots of champagne will be available
By Evann Gastaldo, Newser Staff
Posted Jan 9, 2014 12:03 PM CST
A table setting is displayed during the menu preview for the 70th annual Golden Globe awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif.   (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)

(Newser) – If award shows seem to you like a boring waste of time and you're not sure why anyone, even a celebrity, would want to attend, consider this: At least at the Golden Globes, guests get to eat. The Today show takes a look at this Sunday's menu, dreamed up by the executive chefs at the Beverly Hilton, where the ceremony is held:

  • Appetizers: There are three: grilled eggplant with sun-dried tomatoes, pine nuts, and hummus on a seared tomato; mini sweet pepper with feta cheese, pomegranate, herbs, and California olive oil on grilled pita; and a grilled artichoke on multigrain tabbouleh and tahini.

  • Entree: Mediterranean spice-crusted braised beef short rib and sautéed smoked filet of Atlantic trout, with spinach, sweet corn ragout, and a light cream of tomato dill sauce.
  • Dessert: It's called "gusto mango" and involves an almond sponge cake with crème Anglaise and tropical compote topped with a gold-dusted chocolate arc.
  • Beverages: Moet & Chandon Grand Vintage 2004, Terrazas chardonnay and Malbec.
  • For those with food sensitivities: Vegan, gluten-free moussaka will be available.

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toomanycars
Jan 10, 2014 10:13 PM CST
I think a Twinkie wedding cake would keep them talkin'.
London Bella
Jan 10, 2014 10:29 AM CST
how underwhelming not a truffle in sight
toryd
Jan 10, 2014 2:35 AM CST
Sorry, but my homecooked comfort food sounds much better!