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What Did President Obama Eat in Thailand? All of This.

Leela Punyaratabandhu 9 comments

Like most Thais who like to keep up with what's happening with American-Thai relations, I was interested in every detail of president Obama's brief visit to Thailand a few weeks ago. But more than anything else, I wondered what the President ate. I needed to know what the government of Thailand served Obama at a special dinner in his honor. Once I found out, I recreated all of the dishes at home. More

Photo of the Day: Inside the White House Kitchen

Carey Jones 6 comments

Photograph from The Official White House Photostream on Flickr That White House garden isn't just for show—all sorts of veggies are feeding the First Family and friends, like these radishes and greens picked for the Congressional Spouses Luncheon. [via Flickr]... More

Obama and McCain Burgers in Paris

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 6 comments

Photograph taken by Harald Gottschalk If you live Paris and want to get in on some Presidential election-inspired foods, head to the Hotel Concord La Fayette in Paris for Obama and McCain burgers. Chef Laurent Belijar modeled Obama's "O-Burger" after... More

Obama and McCain Burgers at the Burger Joint in Maryland

A Hamburger Today Robyn Lee 2 comments

The Burger Joint in Bethesda, Maryland is offering special burgers named after Obama and McCain through the first week of November. The Obama burger is modeled after a Chicago-style hot dog and is topped with relish, pickles, tomatoes, peppers, celery... More

Obama and Baskin Robbins: Really the Same Thing?

Erin Zimmer 3 comments

As announced earlier this week, the Culinary Workers of Union Local 226, mostly Vegas casino and restaurant workers, endorsed Obama. Yet another food and campaign '08 overlap. Beyond just thumbs-upping Obama, the union's secretary treasurer compared their choice to a Baskin Robbins trip: “Maybe you have a certain flavor you want. But you generally look around, don’t you? And you test a few.” Hm, better idea. How about ice cream just runs for president.... More

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