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  1. spotted
    Barack Obama Is Back in Town, Eating at Emilio’s BallatoHe dined at the too cool Italian restaurant with Malia.
  2. presidential eats
    Here’s Mario Batali’s Menu for the Obamas’ Final State DinnerSweet-potato agnolotti, beef braciola, and a green-apple crostata are on the menu.
  3. Recognition
    The Stonewall Inn Is Now a National MonumentIt’s the country’s first for LGBT rights.
  4. Presidential Bites
    Here’s What Bourdain Learned by Eating Noodles With President ObamaHe probably liked the beer, is a chopsticks master, and misses Indonesia’s street food.
  5. Presidential Bites
    Bourdain and Obama Chilled Over Noodles and Beer in VietnamJust two guys hanging out.
  6. Presidential Bites
    Of Course Obama Stopped for Tacos in Texas TodayHe has no problem holding up his motorcade when good food is involved.
  7. Good Gig
    Anita Lo Will Cook at the White House Friday NightShe’s the first woman invited to collaborate on a state dinner.
  8. The Red Carpet
    Alice Waters Will Be Honored With a National Humanities MedalShe’ll receive the award from President Obama on September 10.
  9. Encounter
    One Afternoon and Two Lunches With Former White House Chef Sam KassHe’s a new Brooklynite after six eventful years as, among other things, the Obamas’ gardener, craft brewer, and private chef.
  10. Interviews
    How a Chef Prepares to Cook for President ObamaFloyd Cardoz tells us what he’s doing in advance of an imminent visit.
  11. Grub Guides
    Four! More! Beers! Where to Drink While You Watch the InaugurationBars around town will host viewing parties.
  12. Four More Years
    Champagne Lobby Protests the Booze at Obama’s InaugurationIt’s his party; he can call sparkling wine Champagne if he wants to.
  13. Simply Ming
    Who’s Ming Tsai Voting for in November?Ming Tsai is in a Blue (Dragon) state of mind.
  14. Foodraiser
    POTUS at NoMad TonightFollowing in Katie Holmes’s footsteps.
  15. Presidential Eats
    Chef Keeps Menu at $40K-Per-Plate Obama Fund-raiser a SecretHe will dine at Hamersley’s Bistro, known for its roast chicken and neutrality.
  16. Birthday Cake
    Obama Says: Make a Wish and BlowPOTUS loves cake.
  17. Cash
    Tonight’s Obama Dinner Is All Shags, Zen, and Jean-GeorgesOh, and incredibly rich liberals.
  18. Mediavore
    Chester Shuts Down Troublesome Takeout Joint; Americans Don’t Know How to LosePlus: Wal-Mart eyes China for its next move; and the Obama administration considers healthy food standards for school vending machines, all in our morning news roundup.
  19. Mediavore
    Newly Proposed Rules Could Limit Outreach to the City’s Homeless and Hungry;Plus: Obama passes on shark fin soup; and Gordo gets dumped in Montreal, all in our morning news roundup.
  20. Foodievents
    Obama Deluty ‘12?Stella’s Evan Deluty wins one for Obama.
  21. Secret Service
    Obama Dines at Daniel, Oui OuiWith white truffles and very rich donors.
  22. Happy Holidays
    Latkes and Sushi at Obama’s Hanukkah DinnerKutsher’s should have catered.
  23. Food Politics
    There Sure Has Been a Lot of Depressing Food Stamp News LatelyBut is there such a thing as food-assistance news that’s cheery?
  24. Mediavore
    Obama’s Uncle Appears in Court; Thomas Jefferson’s Secret Fruit PassionPlus expensive Starbucks wear and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  25. Mediavore
    Obama’s Uncle Won’t Get Special Treatment; World’s Heaviest Mother Wants aPlus a big-daddy patty and more, all in our morning news round-up.
  26. Crime
    Obama’s Uncle Needs Someone to Drive Him to Better BarsYou’d think a presidential relative would carouse in style.
  27. Obama
    Not Cowed by Satan-Sandwich Fiasco, ’Bama Does BurgersWho needs a Satan Sandwich when a Cheddar burger will do?
  28. Kerfuffles
    Pea-Gate: Obama Debt Remarks Anger Legume LobbiesThe president urged Republicans to accept tax increases and “eat our peas.”
  29. Mediavore
    Corbett Taps GOP Crony For LCB Seat; House Republicans Won’t Side With Obama onPlus: Famous Food is called a ‘Train Wreck’; and rioting over food prices rattles Kenya, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    ‘Big Soda’ Pours Millions Into Efforts to Block Proposed Soda Tax;Plus: President Obama raffles off an opportunity to enjoy dinner with him; and chain restaurants are stepping up their smartphone apps, all in our morning news roundup.
  31. Gaffes?
    Obama’s ‘Awkward’ Toast Doesn’t Seem All That AwkwardWe’ve got the video!
  32. Mediavore
    L&I Pulls the Plug on the Feltonville Club Where Nine Were Shot; Denmark BansPlus: Consumers express interest in fast-food chicken breakfasts; and British royals break out the good stuff for the Obamas, all in our morning news roundup.
  33. Mediavore
    Discount Grocery Chains Cash In on the Declining Purchasing Power of AmericanPlus: Newly enacted food regulations has some farmers market vendors up in arms; and supermarket prices rise across the board, all in our morning news roundup.
  34. Beefs
    Jamie Oliver Calls Sarah Palin a ‘Fruit Loop’He’s just trying to help America’s kids slim down!
  35. Food Politics
    Obama Fishes for LaughsThe president cracks a smoked salmon joke during the State of the Union.
  36. Mediavore
    Drug Kingpin that Operated Out of a South Philly Bar Gets 210 Months in Prison;Plus almonds may have magical powers, and keeping a food diary is key to weight loss, all in out morning news roundup.
  37. Early and Awful
    Obama Prepares For a Sandwich SummitHis latest outing to a New Jersey sandwich shop gives weight to his reputation as a foodie president.
  38. Presidential Eats
    Rick Bayless Cooks For State Dinner, Disses French FoodRick Bayless will cook a dinner for 200 guests at the White House
  39. Mediavore
    Obama Nightclub Opens in Shanghai; Chocolate Consumption Linked to DepressionVegas glitz comes to Chinese nightlife and a favored sweet could cause the blues.
  40. Mediavore
    Philabundance Giveaway Draws Crowd; New USDA Tests Could Doom Small FarmsPlus: wine grapes as global warming barometer, and The Obama revolutionizes Shanghai nightlife, all in our morning news roundup.
  41. Mediavore
    Shrimp Catch Soars; New USDA Tests Could Doom Small FarmsPlus: wine grapes as global warming barometer, and The Obama revolutionizes Shanghai nightlife, all in our morning news roundup.
  42. Mediavore
    Closing the River’s Locks; Macarons Go MainstreamPlus: Half Acre brewery phases out bottles, and Quizno’s launches a major expansion, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Mediavore
    Harvard Kids Drinking More; Macarons Go MainstreamPlus: Obama’s cheeseburger problem, and the Chilean earthquake’s effect on wine, all in our morning news roundup.
  44. Mediavore
    The Obama Effect on Home Gardeners; Cooking Classes Fill to CapacityPlus: Jamie Oliver foils a heist, and Starbucks goes lo-cal, all in our morning news roundup.
  45. Mediavore
    Obama Visits Craftsteak; Free Matches Still PopularPlus: The FDA comes down on food labels, and New York gets a soda tax, all in our morning news roundup.
  46. Mediavore
    Celebrating A Presidential Anniversary; McDonald’s Unflagging Olympic SupportPlus: a new restaurant for Hyde Park; Padma Lakshmi’s weekend activities.
  47. Mediavore
    Car Smashes Into Restaurant at 7th and Flower; First Lady Shops at White HouseMichelle Obama shops outside of The White House and a car hits a Downtown eatery.
  48. Mediavore
    Starbucks Raises Prices; Global Warming Affects WinePlus: The White House farmers market; Food Network’s skyrocketing ratings.
  49. Mediavore
    The Dark Side Of Cheap Lobster; Starbucks Raises PricesPlus: a White House farmers market; Food Networks’ skyrocketing ratings.
  50. Mediavore
    Obama Wants a White House Farmers Market; the Food Network Has Record RatingsPlus: Starbucks is raising and lowering prices for different drinks, and the Hudson Valley is now a beer destination, all in our morning news roundup.
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