Emma Roberts’ “Magical Garden” Baby Shower Included A Giant Vagina

Emma Roberts is expecting a baby boy with boyfriend Garrett Hedlund, and to celebrate the pending arrival of their new addition, the Hollywood couple hosted a unique pandemic baby shower, that featured everything from a Twilight cameo to a giant floral vagina.

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The baby shower, which took place on Saturday, October 3, allowed Roberts and Hedlund to gather with their closest friends and family in a safe way. A source told E! News that the function carefully followed pandemic protocol, including having fewer than 20 people who all practiced social distancing while at the event.

“Emma’s baby shower was Saturday afternoon at a friend’s house,” explained the source. “It was a co-ed shower with about 15 people. It was outside, and everyone stayed distanced.”

A “magical garden” was the theme for the shower, and Roberts took it very seriously. The spring-like motif was spearheaded by Tory Burch and floral designer Eric Buterbaugh, who decorated the outdoor area with flowers galore. The celebrity florist even took it up a notch, gifting the mother-to-be with a unique gift — a floral arrangement shaped like a vagina.

The American Horror Story actress shared glimpses of her special event with her Instagram followers, revealing a casual but fun gathering. Her mother attended the shower, as did Hedlund’s, and other guests included Kristen Stewart (who starred in the 2012 film On the Road with the father-to-be), and close friend Camila Morrone.

“So grateful to my family and pod for making my pregnancy feel so celebrated during such wild times,” Roberts captioned photos of herself at the baby shower. “I love you guys.”

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San Francisco’s Farmhouse Kitchen opens glitzy Thai restaurant in Menlo Park, indoor dining included | Peninsula Foodist | Elena Kadvany

San Francisco Thai restaurant Farmhouse Kitchen has opened a glitzy new location in Menlo Park, offering limited indoor and outdoor dining, takeout and delivery.

Farmhouse Kitchen has revamped the 4,000-square-foot space at 1165 Merrill St., across from the Caltrain station, decking it out with opulent decorations (including handmade gold Thai chandeliers and flower wall), a private dining room, a lounge area with velvet chairs and gleaming full bar. The restaurant opened barely a week after San Mateo County announced that indoor dining could resume at 25% capacity or with 100 people, whichever is fewer.

The ornate dining room at Farmhouse Kitchen in Menlo Park. Photo courtesy Farmhouse Kitchen.

But the “new normal guidelines” for dining in at Farmhouse Kitchen includes a health screening, temperature check, masks required when diners aren’t eating or drinking and parties of no more than six people with reservations capped at 90 minutes. The restaurant also charges a $3 “COVID-19 sanitation fee” per table.

Kasem Saengsawang, a native of Thailand, opened his first Farmhouse Kitchen in San Francisco in 2015. The restaurant was inspired by the food he ate and cooked growing up in Loei, a rural province in northeast Thailand, but he spent much of his adult years in Bangkok.

Saengsawang now runs five restaurants, including one in Portland, Oregon. He recently moved to Menlo Park so plans to be a frequent presence at this location.

A Farmhouse Kitche appetizer: sesame-crusted ahi tuna with cucumber, seaweed salad, lemongrass and spicy chili lime. Photo courtesy Farmhouse Kitchen.

Saengsawang describes his cooking style as “contemporary.” The Farmhouse Kitchen Menlo Park menu spans Northern and Southern Thailand, including dishes like pineapple fried rice, lobster pad thai, 24-hour beef noodle soup and slow-braised short rib served with panang curry, a dish the menu says is “reminiscent” of the large childhood meals Saengsawang would cook in Thailand for his family.

The “Little Lao table set,” a $120 chef’s choice meal set that includes numerous dishes and drinks, is available at the Menlo Park location. Photo courtesy Farmhouse Kitchen.

Desserts include mango sticky rice, Thai tea crepe cake and the very Instagrammable “Thai vacation,” a halved coconut filled with sticky rice, coconut ice cream, coconut cream, peanuts and sesame, garnished with a brightly colored drink umbrella.

The Menlo Park restaurant also serves cocktails, beer and wine.

Farmhouse Kitchen is open Monday-Thursday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-9 p.m., Friday 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5-10 p.m., Saturday noon to 10 p.m. and Sunday noon to 9 p.m.

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