The National Press Club

11/14/2019 | News release | Distributed by Public on 11/14/2019 02:08

Make sure your holiday season includes annual buffet at Reliable Source, Dec. 12

Make sure your holiday season plans include the National Press Club's annual buffet dinner for members and guests at the Reliable Source restaurant on Thursday, Dec. 12.

Besides the sumptuous holiday feast, this year's event will be accompanied by cool jazz. The Renée Tannenbaum Trio, featuring vocalist Tannenbaum, a frequent performer at the Club, will entertain.

The buffet service will begin at 5:30 p.m., with the jazz following at 6 p.m. in the Truman Lounge. Price is $30 for Club members, $35 for nonmember guests.

Tannenbaum regularly performs around Washington at venues including Blues Alley, Mr. Henry's, Bistrot Lepic and the Smithsonian. She just recently completed a tour in Europe where she performed in Prague and Rome.

Reservations are recommended. To reserve space, contact at 202-662-7443 or e-mail at [email protected].

Here's the menu:

Soup: Oyster stew with spinach and artichokes

Salads:

Spinach salad, dried apricots, cranberries and almonds

Blue cheese pear salad, pomegranate seeds and toasted hazelnuts

Winter apple salad, romaine, sugared cranberries and cashews; poppyseed vinaigrette

Cranberries, oranges and walnut relish

Hot Buffet:

Roast goose (carved to order).

Christmas Eve seven fish stew with fennel and tomatoes

Apricot and ginger glazed bone-in ham

Cornbread surprise holiday stuffing

Mashed potatoes, pan gravy

Cheesy cauliflower au gratin

Dessert:

Red velvet cake with green holiday icing

Croquembouche (glazed profiteroles) with Grand Marnier pastry cream

Chocolate & hazelnut Buche de Noel

Pumpkin cheesecake