Michelle Obama Opens Her Kitchen


Michelle Obama is entertaining her own way in the White House. Yesterday, before the Obama’s first official dinner, she not only allowed reporters to the see the linens and china for the evening, as is tradition, she also invited the top six students from L’Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg, MD, to tour the kitchen and look at the preparations.
[NY Times]

Seventy-seven-year-old Jimmy Prince plans to close his 75-year-old butcher shop, Major Prime Meats, long a Coney Island staple.
[NY Post]

Soup bones are becoming more widely available for purchases, thanks to the trend of using every part of the animal.
[NY Times]

South Beach Food & Wine festival founder Lee Schrager says he plans to bring the fest to Los Angeles, a city starving for celebrity-chef-studded food festivals.
[LA Times]

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on February 23, 2009


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