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Seventh Annual Thanksgiving Family Dinner in the Chun

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Seventh Annual Thanksgiving Family Dinner in the Chun

Time: November 26, 2015 from 6pm to 11pm
Location: New Grandpa's Restaurant near Jilin University South Campus
Street: 393 Zhiyuan St. near Jilin University South Campus 地址:致远街393号附近吉大南校园
City/Town: The Chun
Phone: 1363.431.5722, Derek(中文) 188.4409.6193
Event Type: thanksgiving, banquet, party
Organized By: Downtown David, Derek & Brooke, Charles Dickens and Adam Sandler
Latest Activity: Nov 26, 2015

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Event Description

That time of the year is almost here, so get ready for the Changchun’s most famous Thanksgiving dinner at Grandpa’s.  This dinner has become a Changchun tradition and will be the seventh Thanksgiving dinner I cooked for the gang from Changchun Friends and as in the past, this will be the very best Thanksgiving dinner.

The dinner will use the highest quality and freshest ingredients available including Turkeys imported from Utah, USA. Everything will be made from scratch, even  the breads and pies.  Many of the recipes come from my own family's kitchen and will be cooked and hosted by me to ensure the most delicious, down home, traditional and authentic Thanksgiving dinner in all of China.

This dinner will take place at the New Grandpa's Restaurant near Jida Nan Xiao. 

Since Thanksgiving is a family holiday and many here are without family, this is the best time to join our Changchun family and enjoy an authentic Thanksgivings dinner.  It goes without saying, the most important ingredient in any Thanksgiving dinner is the company and the friends.

Here are some details of the menu.  This menu worked well in the past, but there may be small changes. There will be table service at the beginning of the meal, with buffet for additional helpings.  

The price of the dinner is 198元

Early discount, purchase tickets before Nov. 17 and the price is 180元.

Tickets are on sale now


A glass of red wine

Chicken Pumpkin Chowder Soup

Cream of Mushroom Soup

Grandpa’s Potato salad

Cucumber Salad with Dill

Deviled Eggs

Vegetable Salad with Thousand Island dressing, Grandpa’s Ginger Salad Dressing

Fresh Baked Challah Bread


Grandpa’s Roasted Turkey with Gravy and Trimmings

Roast Tenderloin Filet of Beef in Mushroom Wine Sauce

Bread Chestnut Sage Stuffing

Cranberry Orange Sauce


Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes

Buttered Sweet Potatoes

Glazed Carrots with Orange and Cumin

Okra and Tomatoes

Roasted Beet Salad with Garlic-Walnut Sauce

String Beans with Ginger and Garlic

Snow Peas with Toasted Almonds


Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie and New York Cheese Cake

Fresh Fruits

Coffee and Tea

This is a No Smoking Thanksgiving Dinner

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Comment by Richard Paul Roman on October 24, 2015 at 15:41
Looking forward to it
Comment by Downtown David - 白大伟 on October 24, 2015 at 2:27

Live map coordinates to New Grandpa's Kitchen 2

English Map from Google

Chinese Map from Tencent

393 Zhiyuan Jie

near Jilin University South Campus North Gate  3 minute walk

near Guige Light Rail station 5 minute walk

地址:致远街393号附近吉大南校区北门 / 桂谷大街站轻轨

Comment by Downtown David - 白大伟 on October 24, 2015 at 1:59

A ticket is needed for this dinner. Early discount, purchase tickets before November 17th and the price is 180元.  After November 17th, the price of the dinner is 198元.

Advice:  get your tickets early, this Thanksgiving event usually sells out.

Tickets are available now.  Available at:

New Grandpa's Restaurant: 393 Zhiyuan Street (near Jilin University South Campus)

Thai Curry House: 1066 Xikang Lu (near Changqing Jie)

Grandpa's Restaurant / Sam's Market: Xikang Hutong (between Changqing Jie and Mudan Jie)

Comment by Downtown David - 白大伟 on October 23, 2015 at 10:47

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Comment by Downtown David - 白大伟 on October 23, 2015 at 8:41

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