What's on the menu at the White House state dinner

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Posted: Nov 24, 2009 4:21 PM

The food and wines on the menu for Tuesday night's White House state dinner in honor of Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh:

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Potato and eggplant salad

White House arugula with onion seed vinaigrette

2008 sauvignon blanc, Modus Operandi, Napa Valley, Calif.

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Red lentil soup with fresh cheese

2006 Riesling, Brooks "Ara," Willamette Valley, Ore.

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Roasted potato dumplings with tomato chutney, chick peas and okra or green curry prawns, caramelized salsify with smoked collard greens and coconut-aged basmati

2007 grenache, Beckmen Vineyards, Santa Ynez, Calif.

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Pumpkin pie tart, pear tatin, whipped cream and caramel sauce

Sparkling chardonnay, Thibaut Janisson Brut, Monticello, Va.

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Petits fours and coffee

Cashew brittle

Pecan pralines

Passion fruit and vanilla gelees

Chocolate-dipped fruit