As a college student, my to-go snack after a night out was always a super crisp apple and extra sharp cheddar cheese. Years later, I still eat my fair share of fruit and cheese, but at post-work afterparties my co-workers and I snack in style.
First, a little background:
I mentioned a few days ago that I worked at the International Pinot Noir Celebration over the weekend as part of my job. After we were finished sampling out our goods (including a fabulous foie gras boudin blanc), we attended the Grand Dinner.
I promised a few more pictures so here we go:
After eating four-courses of goodness, we retired to the dorms. Yes, that’s right, we stayed in the dorms on the Linfield College campus. Once everyone had changed out of their semi-formal attire, we partied like college kids (albeit with a better booze selection). Glow-in-the-dark bocci ball came out, a few rogue fireworks were lit and some temporary tattoos were applied.
After a few cocktails, everyone was feeling bit “snacky.” Luckily, when it comes to late-night munchies, we know how to bring it. We put out a spread of various Oregon-made salamis and some smoked duck breast too. But this treat was certainly the topper: