News

What the stars will eat at the Oscar after-party

What the stars will eat at the Oscar after-party

OSCAR EATS: Chef Wolfgang Puck poses at the Governors Ball Press Preview for the 86th Oscars, on Thursday, Feb. 20, in Los Angeles. The official post-Oscar celebration will immediately follow the Oscars ceremony on Sunday, March 2 in Los Angeles. Photo: Associated Press/Chris Pizzello/Invision

BEVERLY HILLS (AP) — After starving themselves all day, and maybe longer, the stars are mighty hungry after the Oscars.

It’s Wolfgang Puck’s job to feed them at the Governor’s Ball.

He’s come up with a menu with nearly 50 choices. For starters, there’s crispy lobster-shrimp dumplings and smoked salmon Matzo.

Various small plates include handmade pasta with roasted chestnuts and truffles.

For dessert, there’s a gluten-free licorice and chocolate parfait with carmelized tobacco leaves.

And no Governor’s Ball would be complete without Puck’s trademark tiny gold Oscars covered in gold dust.

Recent Headlines

in Local

AFSCME: Time to Go Back to the Negotiating Table

afscme

Rauner has said he wouldn't lock out state workers even as contract negotiations continue, but AFSCME spokesperson Anders Lindall doesn't buy it.

in Local

No New Legionnaires Deaths in Quincy

Quincy VA Home

50 residents sicked, seven fatalities.

in Local

Police Investigate Retirement Community Burglaries

burglary

Break-ins at senior retirement communities.

in Local

Anti-Abortion Groups Target Sen. Mark Kirk

PP1

Anti-abortion protesters repeatedly reference U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk's stroke in demanding he switch his position on defunding Planned Parenthood.

in Local

New Springfield Fire Chief a Familiar Face

9-4-15 Springfield Fire Chief

Barry Helmerichs has another chance to be Springfield Fire Chief.