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Willow Creek Traffic Collision: Eastbound Highway 299 at mile marker 23 between Blue Lake and Willow Creek for a report of a vehicle rollover. Roadways are reported to be hazardous in the area; For Willow Creek Fire, Blue Lake Fire w/ Hoopa Ambulance on order
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Maybe your invitation was lost in the mail, but President Joe Biden is throwing a fancy-ass state dinner at the White House Thursday evening for French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife.
Now, you’ll note that LoCO doesn’t often activate its Washington correspondents, but we couldn’t let mentioning this soiree slip. That’s because — as North Coast cheerleader Mike McGuire notes — very important people will be dining on Cypress Grove’s Humboldt Fog cheese at this thing. Whoa! You’ve had that cheese too!
Stare longingly at the full menu below, as reported by Politico:
Butter Poached Maine Lobster
American Osetra Caviar
Delicata Squash Raviolo
Calotte of Beef, Shallot Marmalade
Triple Cooked Butter Potatoes
Sunchoke & Creamed Watercress
Red Wine Reduction
American Artisanal Cheeses: The American Artisanal Cheese Course features three
outstanding and award winning cheeses:
Rogue River Blue - 2019/2020 World Cheese Awards World Champion Gold Made
by Rogue Creamery with milk sourced from Grant Pass, Oregon
Cypress Grove Humboldt Fog - 2022 World Cheese Bronze Medalist
Soft Ripened Goat Cheese
Deer Creek Cheddar Cheese from a small family run creamery in Sheboygan,
Orange Chiffon Cake
Roasted Pears with Citrus Sauce
Crème Fraiche Ice Cream
Newton Unfiltered Chardonnay “Napa Valley” 2018
Anakota Cabernet Sauvignon “Knights Valley” 2019
Roederer Estate Brut Rosé N/V
Bon appétit, presidents.
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