High Point Enterprise Newspaper Archives Feb 16 1972, Page 30

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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - February 16, 1972, High Point, North Carolina 8c High Point Enterprise wednesday feb. 16, 1972 including Century out eggs chinese gourmet wonders readied for Nixon editor s note what will president Nixon have to eat in peking Here is a discussion of menus by a Hong Kong writer who has made two visits to Mainland China the last during the period of Ping Pong by Judith Brodie Hong Kong a even of president Nixon gains nothing from the political pickings of peking he will be offered the Best chinese food in the world. The communists have done away with much of the pomp and lavishness of the old Imperial court but the magnificence of chinese classical cooking remains. The business of eating is still taken seriously. Big ban Quets Given for vips Are a stunning series of to or More carefully chosen courses. If Normal protocol is observed Nixon should be invited to at least one state banquet where classic chinese dishes such As Sharks fins and Birds nests soup Are highlights. He could eat peking Duck mongolian hot pot and local Carp and Pike. The visiting head of a country usually gets the highest Honor of a state reception in the great Hall of the people this is a Long Oblong building rather nondescript except for its size on the West Side of Tien an men Square in the heart of peking the huge Complex of reception rooms and vast Halls is a source of Pride either Mao or Chou in Laid and to the chinese. Many people in mrs. Nixon on the left. Peking will Tell you they helped chinese hours do oeuvres Are in its construction after chair cold cuts of spiced meat fowl Man Mao tse Tung came to and Ham arranged fan like with Power. Slices of Bamboo shoots Lotus banquets Are heralded by a roots or mushrooms. The por simple invitation requesting finns Are generous. Each guest to arrive promptly. Another favorite beginning everyone meets in a Large re for a meal is a Cen turn old caption room where soft drinks eggs with their fraudulent Are passed around. After the name and fascinating taste chief guest goes around the they Are in fact chemically room the Assembly walks preserved Duck eggs Seldom across the red carpet into an More ancient than too Days. Enormous dining Hall where up quarters of them Are eaten to 5.000 guests can be seated with tender Pink Ginger and and fed. Chinese pickles. The banquet is dominated by the major and minor dishes the top table covered in White must please the senses of Cotton cloth. Nixon will sit on seeing tasting and smelling if the right of his chinese Host they Are to meet the High standards of chinese gastronomy. A balanced meal must vary fish with fowl Crisp with Juicy Bland with Rich and Sweet with piquancy. Service in the great Hall of the people is carried out at a cracking Pace by efficient waitresses and waiters. It is hardly surprising after so Many courses that desserts Are modest afterthoughts. Popular endings Are Almond bean cod and Lotus seeds in milk. Fruit is served in summer. The layers of food bring several kinds of beverages. At modern banquet settings there is a Large Tumbler for fizzy fruit drinks or Beer both foreign influences but enjoyed by the chinese. There Are smaller glasses for the devastatingly Strong Mao Tai a fiery brew made from Millet looking like Vodka. To a Westerner it May taste like a Superior Grade of kerosene. I am assured however that even an overdose is not followed by a hangover. Background music for great Hall banquets is provided by a band of the Peoples liberation army in full uniform. The music tends to be an unobtrusive selection of sem military and revolutionary airs. Banquets end abruptly by 9 or 9 30 and everyone usually goes Home although Chou in Lai has been known to continue private talks in one of the anteroom until Dawn. Chicken Sale 6,000 lbs. 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