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US Thanksgiving - Wednesday, Nov 21 (night #1)
NOTE. Because this is a popular event, you must reply to confirmation emails that I send by meetup messaging. If you do not reply to messages, you may be removed from the meal (boo!). So sign up AND remember to check your Meetup messages, especially the week before the dinner. == American Thanksgiving Dinner == Dinner for 12 - Menu Champagne Olives, homemade cheese crackers, tequila red pepper jelly Sweet Potato Chipotle Soup (vegetarian, with a smoky spicy flavour) Roast Dinner with Traditional Thanksgiving Side Dishes (chicken roulade with provolone & sundried tomatoes, mashed potatoes, carrots with white wine, homemade stuffing with celery and onion, homemade cranberry sauce; vegetarian meal available upon request) Red & White Wine Dessert: Pumpkin Cheesecake or Dutch Apple Pie Coffee and Tea After-dinner Nightcap (oh, and we'll play Pictionary!) === Location: I live in the 12th, right at metro Daumesnil (lines 6 / 8). The exact address will be given to invited guests. Donation: 40 Euros each, cash or ticket restaurant Drinks begin at 7:30 pm. We socialize a bit, then begin eating at approximately 8:00 pm. Please plan to arrive before 8:00 pm. = = * Food Notes: Vegetarians welcome, please let me know when you RSVP. Any allergies or food concerns, please advise. I'm happy to accommodate your requests. Because of limited space, please RSVP if you'd like to come and then I will select guests from the list. All best, hope to see you soon, Shelley et André :)

Shelley's Place

188, av daumesnil · Paris

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"Think Globally...Eat Locally!" is for anyone interested in sampling some of the international food available here in Paris. The restaurants suggested have all been recommended by our reliable members, and span the globe (e.g., Italy, Japan, North Africa, India, North America, and even French!). In addition, we have North American themed private dinners [Glass Jar Dinners].

Please note that each event will have a waiting list, and it's not "first-come first-served."

Instead I select guests from the waiting list, so that we have the perfect mix of regulars and new members.

REVIEWS for the private Glass Jar Dinners:

Molly says: "Events at Shelley's are always a pleasure, and brunch was no exception. She exhibits the hospitality of an old-world hostess, showing personal attention to each guest to ensure their enjoyment. Events are reminiscent of 18th-century salons, and guests enjoy delightful conversation with a multinational group that spans the globe."

Donna says: "Shelley is a terrific hostess and knows how to mix people and keep the conversation rolling. In addition to an excellent dinner, it was a fun evening, meeting new people and I look forward to more evenings of this type."

Richard says: "As usual, the meal was outstanding, accompanied by a lively and compatible group of diners."

Anna says: "I regularly attend these dinners. The personal attention to the food, and the homey setting make them something I always look forward to!"

Melanie writes: "Great hosts, nice people, good food. Thanks for all the effort."

Valerie says: "Great food and good company! I especially liked the option to buy some of the goodies to take home"

Shelley :)

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