President Barack Obama’s state dinner for the prime minister of Japan offered guests a new chef, new china and the specter of chopsticks — a daunting challenge for some nervous newcomers, no big deal to others.
President Barack Obama has held the fewest number of state dinners since Harry Truman occupied the Oval Office 70 years ago.
American taxpayers are opening up their collective wallets to fund White House state dinners.
A slab of dry-aged rib eye beef, American caviar and salad representing the first lady’s garden will be on the four-course menu for the elegant state dinner being given by President Barack Obama for French President Francois Hollande on Tuesday.
There’s something special for the Obamas and something special for the Camerons in the entertainment lineup for Wednesday’s state dinner for the British prime minister and his wife.