It was the House of Hungary's turn for the Lawn Program today. They had some interesting food - I went for the crepes, one filled with apricot jam, the other with a chocolate pudding of sorts.
These girls were making some sort of fried bread with garlic, sour cream and cheese. It looked interesting, but didn't sound all that appetizing right after the chocolate crepes. They sure seemed to be having fun though, and had plenty of people lined up.
While I was there I also stopped in to the House of Poland for a bite of polish sausage served on a piece of rye bread with a slice of pickle . . . the House of Ireland for a couple of mini-scones . . . and finally the House of the Czech and Slovak Republics for some pastry and coffee.
I didn't try them, but I had to laugh when I saw the "all-American" offerings at the House of United States. They had "mini hot dogs" too, but I was kind of afraid to see what those looked like.
The House of Denmark has some cool light fixtures and furnishings.
The Lawn Programs at the House of Pacific Relations (otherwise known as the International Houses) in Balboa Park are every Sunday from Spring through Fall. Each week a different country hosts the program on the little stage, and generally sets up a food booth on the lawn. The houses are open every Sunday all year round, from about Noon to 4PM.
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Header image: Cibola National Wildlife Refuge, Cibola, Arizona. End image: Downtown San Diego, California skyline from Coronado Island. Profile picture: Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho, by Heather Baiamonte.