Barack Obama

Tonight's State Dinner In Washington To Be Served With A Side Of Drama?

A look back at President Obama's glitzy events
Feb 11, 2014 11:00 am
Photo: Eddie Gehman Kohan

“No drama Obama”? Not exactly. The six state dinners of the United States' current President have certainly included their fair share of controversy. A recap, plus a look at tonight's festivities and menu, after the jump.

Food News: Friday “Steak Night” At The White House, Global Warming Hits Bordeaux

Plus meat fraud in China & the rise of chickpeas
May 10, 2013 9:01 am

Anti-obesity campaign. Check. Food fraud in China. Check. The Obamas’ wax lyrical about steak. Check. It’s another week in food politics. Read more after the jump.

Food News: Quality Salumi Finally Coming To U.S., Colonial Jamestown Cannibalism

All the food politics news you need to know
May 3, 2013 9:01 am

This week in food politics: the French embrace fast food, previously banned Italian cold cuts are coming your way, cannibalism in Jamestown and sexist allegations against good food movement–guru, Michael Pollan.

Ad Snacking: Carl's Jr. Rocks A Very "Strong Depiction of Women in the Workplace"

Two hotties invent a solution everyone can enjoy!
Apr 11, 2013 11:01 am

A single little public statement by the world's most important person has ignited a sexism and gender equality firestorm. Take our professional Ad Snacking advice: Let Carl's Jr.'s new "best of both worlds" burger heal everyone's pain. 

Food News: Drink George Washington's Whiskey, Find Out What's Really In Your Food

Plus Russian chefs defend horse meat & more
Mar 29, 2013 9:01 am

The White House celebrates Passover and Easter, George Washington's rye whiskey to go on sale, Russian chefs defend horse meat and more, after the jump.

News Roundup: Political Diets, Dangerous Fish, Kids' Toys Uproars & More

Romney, Booker, Easy Bake Ovens in the news
Dec 7, 2012 11:01 am
Easy-Bake Oven

Mitt Romney eats two controversial meals, Newark Mayor Cory Booker lives off of food stamps for a week and a petition to make Easy-Bake Ovens boy-friendly gains traction. Read more after the jump.

Obama Celebrates With Cake, Viewers Order In

Election news remains tied to food. Who'da thought?
Nov 9, 2012 11:01 am

Election-night deliveries were up, the president celebrated with a sheet cake at 30,000 feet and advocates prepare for the next four years. Read more after the jump.

Nachos For Obama! A Celebration Of Our President's Favorite Junk Food.

The President loves nachos. Food Republic's on it.
Nov 7, 2012 12:31 pm

In honor of the President's victory, here's a huge roundup of everything having to do with tortilla chips, for we are free to top our nachos as we see fit. This is no time to be conservative. 


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