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  1. field notes
    A Restaurant Critic Crashes the White House Turkey PardonThis increasingly tired, loony ritual is the perfect window into the madcap, farcical spirit of the Trump White House.
  2. sad!
    Pictures From Trump’s Fast-Food Feast, Ranked by Sadness“I thought it was a joke.”
  3. news you can booze
    Confused White House Invited Hipster Beer to Yesterday’s Fire-Truck EventShowing up at all was something Narragansett says it “considered long and hard.”
  4. 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.
  5. RIP
    Searchers Have Recovered the Body of Former White House Chef Walter ScheibThe 61-year-old, who cooked for presidents Clinton and George W. Bush, had been missing for more than a week.
  6. Appointments
    The White House Just Appointed Its First-Ever Woman Pastry ChefSusan Morrison is the Obamas’ new baker.
  7. Varmints
    Squirrels Ravish White House Garden, Eat Cherry TomatoesYou go, squirrel!
  8. Fur-Uh-Oh
    White House Chef Prepares for Furlough Owing to Budget CutsHe cooks for Obama several nights a week.
  9. Honey Ale
    Give the People the Beer RecipeIt’s beer o’clock.
  10. Brewbama
    Redditor Taps Freedom of Information Act to Ask for Obama’s HomebrewHow does the word Barrybrau-gate strike you?
  11. You’ve Got to Be Kid-ding Me
    These Kiddie Chefs Are Making the Rest of Us Look BadCan’t they go climb trees or something?
  12. Quote of the Day
    Why the White House Dinner Is a Mound of …Nothing good.
  13. House Music
    Gabrielle Union’s Big Pimpin’ White House DinnerThe Obamas’ baked beans.
  14. Mediavore
    West Oak Lane’s Relish Benefits From Millions in Public Funding; DannonPlus Phillies Wives puts out a cookbook, and one out of six Americans gets food poisoning each year, all in our morning news roundup.
  15. Mediavore
    Officials See No Rise in Egg-Related Salmonella Cases in PA and NJ; EditorialPlus non-locavres are eating up 70s tome The I Hate to Cook Book, and White House chef says the Obamas are easy eaters, all in our morning news roundup.
  16. Mediavore
    Campbell’s Dishes Up New Products for Analysts; Details Still Murky on the GulfPlus White House chef Sam Kass gets a promotion, and the United Kingdom may abolish its Food Standards Agency, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Mediavore
    Michael Voltaggio Denied Fish Tacos in San Diego; Martha Stewart Eats MalaysiaThe Top Chef winner doesn’t have sufficient ID, while the business maven eats a lot on a recent trip.
  18. Mediavore
    Emeril Films New Series; Memorial For Monica Held at Zabumba TodayLagasse gears up for Fresh Food Fast and a Palms restaurant honors its slain owner.
  19. Celebrity Settings
    White House Chefs Trek From D.C. Just for Purple YamCristeta Comerford and Bill Yosses take a day trip to Ditmas Park.
  20. Presidential Eats
    ‘Nothing Went Wrong’ for Rick Bayless at the State DinnerThe state dinner cooked by Bayless went according to plan, with no major mishaps.
  21. Presidential Eats
    Rick Bayless Goes Rogue!Washington D.C. newspapers clamor for a controversy before the big event.
  22. Mediavore
    White House Pushes Healthy Eating; Organic Wines Take L.A.’s SpotlightA presidential decree and a presidential pastry chef keep their focus on nutrition, while natural wines are the focus of local restaurants this week.
  23. Presidential Eats
    Rick Bayless Cooks For State Dinner, Disses French FoodRick Bayless will cook a dinner for 200 guests at the White House
  24. Mediavore
    Green City Market Moves Outside; Goose Island Adds a New TankPlus: Corporate-owned gardens increasing, White House calls to stop marketing food to kids, and food manufacturers increase gluten-free options.
  25. Politics
    Michelle Obama Wants Kids to Get MovingThe First Lady’s latest project is a large-scale program fighting childhood obesity.
  26. TV Land
    Iron Chef America: Battle White House!Thoughts on last night’s challenge, hosted by Michelle Obama.
  27. Mediavore
    Manager Accused of Meth-Making at Sonic; Western Chefs Cook with CannabisWhile a Sonic employee is accused of using the restaurant to make drugs, chefs in Denver and Southern California are proud to put pot in their dishes.
  28. Mediavore
    Daley Boosts for South Side Wal-Mart; Winter Spinach from the White HousePlus: The makers of Equal are cleared from bankruptcy, and using old wine to make electricity, all in our morning news roundup.
  29. Mediavore
    White House Garden Grows in Winter; Pepsi Benched for Super BowlPlus: The end of Duvet and questionable tap water, all in our morning news roundup.
  30. Mediavore
    Other Uninvited Visitors Score Breakfast with Obama; Charles Dicken’s ToothpickBefore the Salahis, another couple made their way into the White House, while a famous scribe’s toothpick fetched a handsome sum.
  31. Foodievents
    Your Chance to Crash Marcus Samuelsson’s State DinnerThe three-course meal is being offered at Riingo.
  32. Foodievents
    United States of ArugulaThe dinner menu for tonight’s state dinner has been unleashed.
  33. Presidential Eats
    Marcus Samuelsson May Make Rare White House Kitchen CameoIt’s said the chef has been tapped to cook at a state dinner.
  34. Food Politics
    Obamas Find Their ‘Crustmaster’The First Family loves pie made by Bill Yosses, the White House pastry chef.
  35. TV Land
    Michelle Obama Makes Her Iron Chef DebutPlus, a profile of hot White House chef Sam Kass.
  36. Health Concerns
    Do Calorie Postings Really Keep Us From Eating Donut Bacon Burgers?Marion Nestle doesn’t think so.
  37. 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.
  38. Mediavore
    Feniger and Milk to Cater E.T.’s Emmy Party; Teens Crash Into HawthorneSusan Feniger is making treats for an Emmy after-party and a Hawthorne restaurant has been damaged by joyriding teens.
  39. Mediavore
    A Farmers Market For The White House; Chicken Feet Save The DayPlus: a new menu for Macaroni Grill, a farmer-to-farmer program from the USDA
  40. Mediavore
    Obama Mulls A White House Farmer’s Market; Iraq Loves Its Own Top ChefWhite House could start its own farmer’s market and Iraq has its own top chef.
  41. Mediavore
    The Dark Side Of Cheap Lobster; Starbucks Raises PricesPlus: a White House farmers market; Food Networks’ skyrocketing ratings.
  42. Beer Me
    What They Drank at the White HouseJoe Biden branches out into nonalcoholic beer.
  43. Gigs of a Lifetime
    Psilakis for PresidentThe Anthos chef will be cooking for Barack on Greek Independence Day.
  44. Food Politics
    Obamas Cave to Alice WatersLook for an organic garden on the South Lawn.
  45. NewsFeed
    Chicago Chef Art Smith Plans New York Venture and Possible White House GigWill Art Smith cook for Obama?
  46. Back of the House
    White House Chef Confirms Bush Is Crackers“The Loneliest President,” the cover story in this week’s magazine, keeps resonating with us. Earlier, we wondered aloud whether Bush’s near-delusional state had something to do with the departures of his two pastry chefs. Now we discover that a new memoir, White House Chef , from former head cook Walter Scheib, who was fired by the Bushes in early 2005, supports John Heilemann’s suggestion that W. is an emotionally stunted, narcissistic personality incapable of empathy or growth.