What would you serve for the state dinner?

The Obamas' third state dinner is an important symbol of U.S.-China relations, but also a chance to showcase the best-of-the-best in American cuisine. Details of the menu haven't been released yet, but we asked readers to dream up what they would serve if given the chance. Enter your menu ideas and see more entries



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Washington Post user Maria suggests a sophisticated state-dinner menu of duck, sea bass and almond cake. See our Sea Bass Peperonata Packet recipe (pictured).

Appetizer: Duck consomme, shitake cake, duck confit with skin cracklins

Entree: Tea scented black sea bass with pickle vegetable ribbons

Dessert : Plum pine nut mini tart, pear almond cake, vanilla bean ice cream, candied lotus chips

Wine: California Chardonnay

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