No Celebrity Chefs in White House Kitchen; Recession Hits Dollar Menu


• Former White House chefs say famous cooks should stay out of Obama’s kitchen: “It’s about serving the first family, first, last and in every way. That’s the only job,” said one. [NYDN]

• As promised earlier this month: The double cheeseburger will leave the McDonald’s dollar menu on Monday. [WSJ]

• Vegetables are pushing meat away at the center of the plate. The horror! [NYO]

• Not even a rising demand for Spam could boost profits at Hormel Foods. [NYT]