Take your tastebuds back in time with this historical dinner featuring Mark Twain

The Golden Lamb. CONTRIBUTED

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History, literature and gourmet food will intertwine on Saturday at Ohio’s oldest (and most iconic) restaurant.

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The Golden Lamb, located in Lebanon, Ohio, served and hosted guests since 1803 — including several historical figures.

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This month, they continue their popular historical dinner series with a night dedicated to Mark Twain, who visited the Golden Lamb in the late 1850s.

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Lebanon City Council has been accused of state meeting law violations. The council meets at Lebanon City Hall, across from the Golden Lamb Inn, in downtown Lebanon.

Lebanon City Council has been accused of state meeting law violations. The council meets at Lebanon City Hall, across from the Golden Lamb Inn, in downtown Lebanon.

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Lebanon City Council has been accused of state meeting law violations. The council meets at Lebanon City Hall, across from the Golden Lamb Inn, in downtown Lebanon.

Dinner with History: Mark Twain will begin at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.

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The evening will include a four-course menu filled with Mark Twain’s favorite dishes, along with an appearance from Mark Twain impersonator Curtis O’Dell, who will delight guests with his accurate resemblance to Twain.

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The Golden Lamb’s pan roasted lamb loin with braised red cabbage, roasted acorn squash with a port reduction is one of several entrees on the historic restaurant and hotel’s Fit for Fall Bounty of the Fall Harvest. GOLDEN LAMB / CONTRIBUTED

The Golden Lamb’s pan roasted lamb loin with braised red cabbage, roasted acorn squash with a port reduction is one of several entrees on the historic restaurant and hotel’s Fit for Fall Bounty of the Fall Harvest. GOLDEN LAMB / CONTRIBUTED

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The Golden Lamb’s pan roasted lamb loin with braised red cabbage, roasted acorn squash with a port reduction is one of several entrees on the historic restaurant and hotel’s Fit for Fall Bounty of the Fall Harvest. GOLDEN LAMB / CONTRIBUTED

Throughout the meal, O’Dell will take guests back in time with engaging stories filled with Twain humor and insight. The menu for the evening includes:

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• Starter: Petite sauerkraut balls with cocktail sauce, house mustard; Smoked trout toast with marble rye, dill cream cheese, tomato caper relish

• First course: Mixed berry and goat cheese salad with mixed greens, raspberry vinaigrette, shaved almonds

• Second course: Prosciutto wrapped chicken roulade stuffed with roasted red peppers, spinach and Ohio Swiss cheese on a bed of ancient grains with local mushroom marsala jus

• Dessert: Dutch apple cobbler a la mode with Madisono's bourbon gelato, bourbon caramel sauce

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The Golden Lamb. CONTRIBUTED / WCCVB

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The Golden Lamb. CONTRIBUTED / WCCVB

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Want to go?

What: Dinner with History: Mark Twain

When: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Where: The Golden Lamb, 27 S. Broadway St., Lebanon

Cost: Reservations are $60 per person all inclusive.

More info: Reservations are required and can be made by calling Golden Lamb at (513) 932-5065.

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