November 13, 2010 (San Pasqual Valley)--The San Diego Zoo Safari Park (formerly the San Diego Wild Animal Park) in the San Pasqual Valley east of Escondido is offering a lavish buffet with Thanksgiving favorites as well as a children’s buffet at the Park’s Hunte Nairobe Pavillion.
Main dishes include maple-glazed turkey breast, herb-roasted pork tenderloin, and butternut squash and sage lasagna. The buffet holiday feast also includes traditional side dishes such as butter pecan sweet potatoes and orange cranberry sauce, as well as deserts such as spiced pumpkin pie and ruby poached pears in citrus wine filled with toasted almond cream.
There will be two seatings on November 25, at 12 noon and 3 p.m. Cost is $42.95 for adults and $15.95 for children 11 and younger. For reservations, call (760)738-5055 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. View the full menu at http://www.sandiegozoo.org/wap/thanksgiving_menu.pdf . Than San Diego Zoo Safari Park is located in San Pasqual, east of Escondido. For more information on the park and directions, visit http://www.sandiegozoo.org/park/.