Will Oscar winners be happy with Wolfgang Puck's menu for the Governors Ball after the Oscars? At the this morning's press conference, Puck, Lee Hefter, Matt Bencivenga and Sherry Yard unveiled a retro-themed menu to fit with the Streamline Modern decor for the March 7 ball at Hollywood and Highland.
- crackers and smoked salmon cleverly shaped like Oscar himself
- Raw bar including stone crab claws from Joe's Stone Crabs in Miami
- Kobe cheeseburgers
The main course is a chicken pot pie with Yukon Gold potatoes, heirloom vegetables and truffles.
Dessert is the usual gold-dusted chocolate Oscars as well baked Alaska, filled with chocolate sorbet and topped with espresso glace and toasted meringue.
But...it's entirely possible that excited winners and willowy thesps will bypass most of the food, opting just to drink the Moet et Chandon 2003 champagne at each table.
-- reported by Kathy McDonald