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President Obama, First Lady Dine At Nobu Waikiki With Friends
Obama Foodorama ^ | January 5, 2013 | Eddie Gehman Kohan

Posted on 01/06/2013 2:27:50 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet

Threepeat: President visits same restaurants on this year's vacation as last year's...

After a day of golf, President Obama on Friday night had a long, late dinner in Waikiki, spending more than 3 1/2 hours at Nobu restaurant. Joined by First Lady Obama and an unidentified group of friends, the President arrived at the "perennially hip" Waikiki Parc Hotel at 8:35 PM, home to Nobu, which bills itself as "yet another canvas for Chef Nobu Matsuhisa to display his legendary dishes." The closed-off streets around the hotel filled with excited crowds as word of the President's presence spread through Waikiki.

President Obama likes the the chef's canvas: Nobu was his first dining outing of 2012, when he had dinner there with Mrs. Obama last New Year's Day. The visit makes the President's dining excursions for this year's vacation a threepeat from last year's vacation. During both island getaways, he also dined at Alan Wong's restaurant and dined at Morimoto. Mr. Obama had his annual shave ice run on Thursday, so he's now hit all his favorite hotspots before he leaves for Washington late on Saturday night.

Nobu's pricey menu offers raw and cooked seafood and beef, "Nobu Style," with cold delights such as Nobu Style Sashimi Tacos, Lobster Salad with Spicy Lemon Dressing, Bigeye and Blue Fin Toro. Cooked dishes include Black Cod Saikyo Miso, Squid 'Pasta' with Light Garlic Sauce, Blue Fin Toro Tabanyaki, and Beef Tenderloin. Entrees range in price from $23 to $48, with the Blue Fin going for a much higher market price. Appetizers are between $6 and $25...

(Excerpt) Read more at obamafoodorama.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Food; The Guild; Travel
KEYWORDS: gourmetfood; hawaii; lobster; michelleobama; obama; sushi; vacation
Meanwhile, we had Campbell's soup for dinner. You?
1 posted on 01/06/2013 2:27:58 AM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Fattening up in a tropical paradise while victims of Hurricane Sandy starve and freeze to death but they did get a form letter.


2 posted on 01/06/2013 2:49:33 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

A real POS. Makes me sick.


3 posted on 01/06/2013 2:52:18 AM PST by guardian_of_liberty (We must bind the Government with the Chains of the Constitution...)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Chili for me. And I would rather eat nothing for dinner than dine with Zero the neo-marxist.


4 posted on 01/06/2013 2:53:43 AM PST by Fzob (In matters of style, swim with the current; in matters of principle, stand like a rock. Jefferson)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Campbells chunky potato soup with ham and Ritz crackers with some Mexican Velveeta.


5 posted on 01/06/2013 3:06:21 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

In honor of NumberOneFantasticSuperMacDaddy’s vacation to Haveye-eeee, we had Spam and Mac’N’Cheese....


6 posted on 01/06/2013 3:09:52 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

President Zero dines sumptuously in Hawaii while his subjects freeze from the results of Hurricane Sandy.

in other news reports, Nero fiddled while Rome burned. If it was good enough for Nero, says Zero...


7 posted on 01/06/2013 3:10:17 AM PST by kitkat
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To: guardian_of_liberty

It would’ve been much easier, nicer, and less inconvenience if they had brought the chef to the Presidential residence instead.


8 posted on 01/06/2013 3:10:39 AM PST by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

what the hell is Mexican Velveeta? Jalapenos and Picante Sauce in that big old block of room temperature Velveeta?


9 posted on 01/06/2013 3:11:27 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“The closed-off streets around the hotel filled with excited crowds as word of the President’s presence spread through Waikiki.”

The Rock Star president. Short on substance, but big on the “idol” thing. Miss “W” yet?


10 posted on 01/06/2013 3:35:20 AM PST by Dartman
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To: Gaffer

You can buy Velveeta with Jalapenos. It isn’t much, but I’ve been known to spend 2 days up a tree living on vienna sausage and granola bars. Sooner or later, if you sit really still, even the smartest big buck will forget you are there!


11 posted on 01/06/2013 3:43:26 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: Dartman

I guess it doesn’t take much to draw a crowd in Hawaii.

Why would anyone want to see the ugliest couple to ever step into the White House.


12 posted on 01/06/2013 3:57:38 AM PST by Venturer
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To: Dartman
And his worshipful followers basked in his reflected decadence. This is classic media coverage and behavior by subjects in countries where the "big man" form of government prevails. The cult of personality maximum leader disease in the US will be its death.
13 posted on 01/06/2013 4:19:01 AM PST by Truth29
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To: Truth29

I had middle eastern food last night. Just getting prepared for the future.


14 posted on 01/06/2013 4:42:08 AM PST by EQAndyBuzz (Want freedom? Think WWRRD? Then do it.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

we had omelets

perhaps someday that fact will cause our surrounding streets to fill with excited people


15 posted on 01/06/2013 4:51:44 AM PST by silverleaf (Age Takes a Toll: Please Have Exact Change)
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To: Dartman

The “excited” crowds were probably pissed their vacations were imposed upon by his excellency and motorcade.


16 posted on 01/06/2013 5:05:15 AM PST by Mouton (108th MI Group.....68-71)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Article reads like an episode of Lifestyles if the Rich and Famous.


17 posted on 01/06/2013 5:05:29 AM PST by jughandle
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Vacation is supposed to be about family. He makes everything politics. Feel sorry for the kids. Oh nevermind....they’re with Grandma.


18 posted on 01/06/2013 5:19:42 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Fellow FReepers posting here like me—who can afford seafood or steak prices at the supermarket, let alone dining out at an upscale eatery.

Of course, no problem for Emperor Obamugabe & his consort, The First Grifter, with his taxpayer-provided salary & perks.

19 posted on 01/06/2013 5:24:05 AM PST by twister881
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Tuna casserole. Meat is practically out of the question.


20 posted on 01/06/2013 5:39:34 AM PST by autumnraine (America how long will you be so deaf and dumb to the tumbril wheels carrying you to the guillotine?)
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To: EQAndyBuzz

Great comment. Thanks.


21 posted on 01/06/2013 5:44:48 AM PST by Morris70
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Restaurant dining in HI is outrageously expensive. We’ve been there, but we always bought fresh fish and produce at the grocery and prepared our own meals. Easily cut the cost of the trip in half.


22 posted on 01/06/2013 5:52:58 AM PST by randita
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Entrees range in price from $23 to $48, with the Blue Fin going for a much higher market price. Appetizers are between $6 and $25...

That is not exactly terrible prices. I mean those prices are normal in many places in Annapolis Maryland. I am not impressed Mr. President. I took my family to eat on the Eiffel Tower and spent over 900 dollars for six.

23 posted on 01/06/2013 6:06:02 AM PST by napscoordinator (GOP Candidate 2020 - "Bloomberg 2020 - We vote for whatever crap the GOP puts in front of us.")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Meanwhile, we had Campbell’s soup for dinner. You? “

Potato & cheese pierogies. A buck at Dollar Tree. When dining out, it’s either a bean burrito at Taco Bell or eggs & hash browns at Waffle House.


24 posted on 01/06/2013 6:06:42 AM PST by USMCPOP (Father of LCpl. Karl Linn, KIA 1/26/2005 Al Haqlaniyah, Iraq)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

We had sloppy joes, rice and veggies with dip. Cake later. But we were all together, in good health, and did have some food on the table and some left in the pantry. We’re good. Maybe in better shape emotionally and spiritually than the Obamas.

All the fancy feasts in the world won’t fill a hole in your soul.


25 posted on 01/06/2013 6:09:38 AM PST by Cloverfarm (This too shall pass ...)
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To: F15Eagle
What drives (no pun intended) a skinny-as-a-rail black guy to so insistantly play golf?

I know a lot of deals happen on the golf course and I've thought for a long time that THAT was the reason for zero to get away from eyes and ears .. but I'm not so sure now.

Is there a drug problem (f'rinstance) that impels one to be overly active? speed?

Your ol'lady pisses you off?

'meetings' in the locker room?

26 posted on 01/06/2013 6:24:45 AM PST by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Overheard coming from their exclusive table.....Sashimi for me but not for thee., hahahahaha!.........
27 posted on 01/06/2013 6:27:23 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: liberalh8ter

These nobama parasites aren’t entertaining. They both should be in a SuperMax prison for the rest of their worthless, destructive lives.


28 posted on 01/06/2013 6:34:33 AM PST by hal ogen (First Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: hal ogen
I agree but doubt it will ever happen.
29 posted on 01/06/2013 6:39:54 AM PST by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

George Bush never would set foot in a nobu or had a vacation in Hawaii on the taxpayers dime...and he is called as elitist...the media Hollywood information complex needs an adjustment...


30 posted on 01/06/2013 6:45:57 AM PST by databoss
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To: SWAMPSNIPER

I guess it goes to show you. You learn something every day. BTW, I’m still wondering just what the heck is in Velveeta (those big blocks in a box) that allows them to store nearly forever at room temperature.


31 posted on 01/06/2013 6:59:49 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: Gaffer

Don’t know, but I keep a block of it and plenty of crackers right next to the computer. If I don’t have something substantial in my stomach when I take my meds I can really get messed up.


32 posted on 01/06/2013 7:06:40 AM PST by SWAMPSNIPER (The Second Amendment, a Matter of Fact, Not a Matter of Opinion)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Last night I did a great stirfry, with chicken, lots of veggies, and eye-wateringly hot Szechuan sauce. I’m sure it was better than any of the crap the Obamas ate at that restaurant, and so is just about all of the food mentioned in this thread.

Sushi tacos......geez


33 posted on 01/06/2013 7:31:24 AM PST by CatherineofAragon (Support Christian white males---the architects of the jewel known as Western Civilization)
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To: knarf

Sorry for being crass, but I imagine it’s a “moveable glory hole” kind of deal.

Now that Reggie Love and Kal Penn have been banished from the White Hut by Mooch...A feller’s got to get his lovin’ somewhere.


34 posted on 01/06/2013 7:43:28 AM PST by Pigsley
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To: jughandle

Of course it does. Just another fab chapter in Prezee Kardashian’s life.

My favs are the “style” articles on that sow Moochelle. Yes, it’s now true....painting your long, hideous toe nails puke green/yellow is “fashion forward”. She dresses like a fat clown....yet is shoved down our throats as some kind of new “Jackie O”. My God, the media have sold out completely.


35 posted on 01/06/2013 7:47:31 AM PST by Pigsley
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To: Dartman

The Rock Star president. Short on substance, but big on the “idol” thing. Miss “W” yet?


I miss Carter


36 posted on 01/06/2013 8:04:01 AM PST by AFret. ("Charlie don't surf ! ")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I had hot dogs and sauerkraut.


37 posted on 01/06/2013 8:25:47 AM PST by mass55th (Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway...John Wayne)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Bowl of limas and a ham hock here.


38 posted on 01/06/2013 10:57:38 AM PST by houeto (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Splurged ... couple of tacos from Taco Bell and an iced coffee, half of which is still in the fridge.


39 posted on 01/06/2013 11:02:08 AM PST by Fast Moving Angel (A moral wrong is not a civil right: No religious sanction of an irreligious act.)
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To: knarf

Obama’s Golfing Buddies
http://hillbuzz.org/is-barack-obama-gay/obamas-golfing-buddies


40 posted on 01/06/2013 12:21:54 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: Cloverfarm

Sloppy Joes are one of my favorites but my wife isn’t big on them. Once in a while I’ll make myself some and just eat a couple sandwiches here and there. Every blue moon we go about an hour north to a town called Muenster and buy delicious steaks. They raise the beef on the premises.

http://fischersmeatmarket.com


41 posted on 01/06/2013 12:31:15 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet (I'll raise $2million for Sarah Palin's presidential run. What'll you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Somehow, I think their cuisine, vacations, and wine selections have improved somewhat from the days when they had to pay for it themselves!


42 posted on 01/06/2013 12:56:56 PM PST by nobamanomore
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

I don’t know about you, but I’m going to enjoy ‘reparations’.

Thanks 2ndDivisionVet.


43 posted on 01/06/2013 4:35:04 PM PST by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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