February 07, 2013

Portman Features Local Ohio Products in Lunch for Republican Members of the Senate

Cuyahoga, Franklin, Hamilton, Stark, Warren, Wayne and Williams Counties Represented

Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senator Rob Portman (R-Ohio) today hosted a luncheon with Republican Senators featuring Ohio foods. The menu, which came from Lebanon’s Golden Lamb Restaurant & Inn recipes, included fried chicken, egg salad, pickled watermelon rind, steamed green beans and baby carrots, whipped Yukon gold potatoes, and classic warm yeast rolls with Ohio grown apple butter.

Following the lunch, Portman was proud to provide a gift bag featuring Ohio products to all Republican Members which included:

•    Montgomery Inn BBQ Sauce (Cincinnati, OH)
•    Central Ohio Burlap & Bag Burlap Bag (Columbus, OH)
•    Smucker’s Jam (Orrville, OH)
•    Great Lakes Brewing Company Beer (Cleveland, OH)
•    Harry London Buckeye Candy (North Canton, OH)
•    Dum-Dums (Bryan, OH)

“Every Thursday, we gather together to share a meal from a different state, and I enjoyed sharing some of Ohio’s great recipes and products with my colleagues,” stated Portman.