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Michelle Obama Writes Exceptional Thank-You Note to Local Greek Restaurant
“It made our long flight home so much more enjoyable.”
Melania Trump Says Michelle’s Vegetable Garden Won’t Become a Putting Green
“The First Lady has a deep personal commitment to her role as caretaker and nurturer.”
Michelle Obama’s Health-Food Nonprofit to Continue After She Leaves White House
The First Lady’s Partnership for a Healthier America promises her legacy “is going to continue.”
Squirrels Ravish White House Garden, Eat Cherry Tomatoes
You go, squirrel!
Read Michelle Obama’s Speech on Food Marketing
The First Lady urged food marketers and media companies to be more mindful about the kinds of food they advertise to children.
One Nation Under Fermentation: FLOTUS Tweets Kimchee Recipe
Let’s face it, this is really cool.
Watch Michelle Obama’s
In case you weren’t sure, she’s really into the idea of healthy eating.
Watch Michelle Obama Read Her Top Ten ‘Fun Facts About Gardening’
The largest zucchini ever grown contained a Starbucks.
Michelle Obama Talks Vegetable Feasts on
The Daily Show
FLOTUS is not a fan of limp broccoli.
The Obamas’ Latest Plot to Destroy America: Healthy Recipes
Big Government is brainwashing our children yet again.
First Lady Michelle Obama Drags Daughters to Drago; Justin Bieber Takes Selena
The young celebrity couple also had a picnic in the park with Subway sandwiches and, of course, some sort of official photographer.
Here are the Super-Secret Wines the Obamas Served at Last Night’s State
The bottle details have leaked!
Heart Attack Grill Customer Goes Into Cardiac Arrest; Jamie Oliver Strikes Gold
Plus: Rush blames Michelle for something stupid, Putin gets his own vodka, and more, all in our roundup of morning news.
Michelle Obama Targets Military Obesity; The Inventor of Lemonheads Dies
The First Lady tackles an issue of both health issue and national security, all rolled up in one.
Hershey Achieves Zero-Waste-to-Landfill Status; Less Than Cost-Effective
Plus: Revel plans a two-month preview period; and Lemonheads inventor passes, all in our morning news roundup.
Friendly’s CEO Steps Down; Michelle Obama Helps Obese Military Personnel
Plus the founder of Fireballs dies and more, all in our morning news round-up.
Michelle Obama Visits Inglewood; Should Sugar Be Regulated?
The First Lady was in town to support the opening of a Northgate Gonzalez Market location.
Watch Barack Obama Very Publicly Endorse Roscoe’s
Don’t worry: Michelle’s cool with it.
Marin Schools Bribing Kids With Cookies to Stop Buying Lunch From Off-Campus
Junk food trucks keep pulling up a block away from the school, and hundreds of kids get their lunch there.
Corrupt Guards Sneak Food to L.A. Inmates; What Is the Next El Bulli?
Smuggling food and drugs can start with just one simple burrito fetched for the right price.
Did Michelle Obama Just Put an End to All-You-Can-Eat Breadsticks?
Olive Garden and Red Lobster say they’ll make their food healthier.
James Beard Foundation Launches Leadership Awards
James Beard Leadership Awards honor 10 people for lifetime achievement in food.
Bandits Burgle California Bees and Grapes; Ludo Loves L.A.
The thieves are clearly not amateurs, as stealing bees is never for the feint of heart.
Cancer Patients’ Urine Is the Likely Culprit For Radiation in Philly’s
Plus: Everything you ever wanted to know about reading wine labels; and Michelle Obama’s deal with Wal-Mart to combat food deserts, all in our morning news roundup.
The U.N. Declares Famine in Somalia; The First Lady Tackles Food Deserts
Michelle Obama is urging Wal-Mart and SuperValu stores to offer healthier options and build in low-income neighborhoods.
Area Farmers Sweat Over Hot and Dry Weather Conditions; Insects Taste a Little
Plus: research shows restaurants often under-report calorie counts for most dishes; and a cult-favorite New Orleans restaurateur succumbs to cancer, all in our morning news roundup.
Barack Obama to Dine at Daniel While Michelle Digs Carrots in South Africa
The President and First Lady are at opposite ends of the food spectrum this week.
What Michelle Obama’s Eating in the East Bay This A.M.; Food Trucks Now
Alice Waters to Cook for Two Michelle Obama-Hosted Fundraisers Next Week in the
The two events will be at the Claremont Hotel and the Golden State Warriors’ practice facility on Tuesday.
White House Honors School-Friendly Chefs As ‘Champions of Change’
Jonathan Waxman and Bill Telepan are among the New York names.
Michelle Obama to Pen Book on White House Garden; Coffee Hits Broadway
In other news, Guy Fieri teams up with Jeff Bridges to fight childhood hunger.
CHOP Recieves $10 Million From the Soft-Drink Industry to Fight Obesity; Coke
Plus: A bad Breathalyzer has put more than 400 drunken-driving cases are in jeopardy; and MObama pens a book about gardening and eating locally, all in our morning news roundup.
Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee Get Michelle Obama’s Back
Say they totally support the effort to get kids eating vegetables.
Bud Light and Doritos Ads Score During Superbowl; USC Embracing Local Food
Meanwhile, the First Lady pushes for smaller portions at restaurants.
New Jersey Needs More Goat; Chain Restaurants Sat Out On Super Bowl Ads
Plus: Super Bowl ads confirm that adorable dogs can be used to market anything; and First Lady Michelle Obama pushes the restaurant industry for smaller portions and healthier kids meals, all in our morning new roundup.
Lion Meat Tacos in Arizona; Orange Is The New Black
Boca Tacos delights in making its product from exotic meats, while eating more carrots might make you too sexy for your skin.
Pennsylvania and New Jersey Wines Get Some Recognition; An Incurable Virus
Plus more money than ever will be spent on concessions at the Super Bowl, and Michelle Obama works with Wal-Mart to reduce the price on fruit and vegetables, all in our morning news roundup.
Eat Your Carrots for Sexy Orange Skin; Behold the 2,400-Calorie Burrito
Plus: MObama and Wal-Mart team up, citrus in peril from virus, and more, in our morning news roundup.
Eddie Huang, Salon Correspondent; Eat Your Carrots for Sexy Orange Skin
Plus: introducing the 2,400-calorie burrito, MObama and Wal-Mart team up, and more, in our morning news roundup.
Loco for Locavores
Andrea Cavaliere Planting Edible Garden at Melrose School
The Cecconi’s chef joins Michelle Obama’s “Chefs Move to Schools” program.
Michelle Obama’s Idea of a Local Farm Is, Like, So 2004
Stone Barns. Really?
The First Lady Urges Healthier Choices at Restaurants; Gaga’s Raw Meat Dress
Michelle Obama addresses the National Restaurant Association and the avant garde pop performer offends some vegans and vegetarians.
Michelle Obama Urges Healthier Menus; iPad Wine Lists on the Rise
Plus: a Tocqueville chef shuffle, and Gatorade looks to teens, all in our morning news roundup.
L&I Denies Targeting Italian Market Vendors; PA’s Indoor Smoking Ban Has Had a
Plus PA farmers are eligible for emergency drought relief, and Michelle Obama urges restaurateurs to provide more healthy items on kids’ menus, all in our morning news roundup.
The Obamas Beat on Beets; Kelis Plans a Cookbook
The President and First Lady don’t care for a Slavic staple and a singer hopes her new tome will bring all the foodies to her yard.
Hoagies For Guns Is a Dud; Urban Foragers Harvest Free Fruit
Plus Kelis writes a cookbook, and the Obama’s don’t care for beets, all in our morning news roundup.
The First Lady Eats at Mozza, Pink’s, and Lucques; Pee-Wee Herman Tries Red O
All celebrity news pales in comparison to Michelle Obama coming to town.
Breakfast Arrives from Subway; MObama’s Chicago Pizza Allegiance
Plus: why restaurateurs have a spring in their steps, and the rise of dim sum, all in our morning news roundup.
Obamas Dine at Grimaldi’s; Vodka Makes A Splash
Plus: the rise of kombucha tea, and how to drink for free, all in our morning news roundup.
When Michelle Obama Speaks, Kraft Listens; Is Portland the Food Truck Capital?
Major food companies make changes with inspiration from Michelle Obama and an Oregon city might have L.A. beat on food trucks.