Skip to comments.G8 summit: Gordon Brown has eight-course dinner before food crisis talks
Posted on 07/07/2008 4:55:01 PM PDT by chessplayer
Gordon Brown and his fellow world leaders have sparked outrage after it was disclosed they enjoyed a six-course lunch followed by an eight-course dinner at the G8 summit where the global food crisis tops the agenda.
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—I wouldn’t put it quite in the category of Algore’s house—just close—
was quiche on the menu?
They are meeting to address hunger. They’ll be giving away millions of dollars worth of food. So what if they had a formal lunch and dinner? Good heavens.
I drove my car over the weekend and there are many homeless people out there. How could I?
Let’s not buy into that nonsense.
Oh, check out the comments on the Telegraph site about this. People over there are really fed up with Brown and his cronies.
He didn’t want the food to go to waste
You mean they are not supposed to eat? You think they are going to feast on hot dogs and pork and beans? The MSM never ceases to amaze me.
This is SOP.
Don’t you recall back when they had the summit in Africa about poverty or whatever and they all ate lobster dinners and generally made gluttons of themselves?
You don’t really expect them to think about serious world problems on meager rations do you? /s
almond oily foam and tapenade
kelp-flavored beef and asparagus
hairy crab bisque soup
G8 fantasy dessert
I’m a continental kind of guy, what can I say?
where’s the beer?
Feed ‘em MREs, with plain Wasa crispbread for an appetizer. Isn’t that about what they want the rest of us to eat?
I agree - not good public relations. Quite honestly, though, they’re not meals that appeal to me. For starters, I’d need to be taken away in a wheelbarrow halfway through either of these meals. They’re just too big, and too rich, even if portions are small. Secondly, the selections don’t sound very appetizing, with the exception perhaps of raspberry coulis or the cheese selection. Crab bisque can be good (although rich), but when it’s described as hairy crab bisque soup, it just loses some appeal. I guess I have simple tastes and don’t belong in these circles! I’m happier with a big salad or some nice steamed crab legs.
It’s not exactly you rubber chicken dinner
kelp-flavored beef and asparagus
hairy crab bisque soup”
Trouble is, the folks remember that Blair was a fish ‘n chips and mushy peas kinda guy - that's what he and Pres. Bush dined on at his home in the country.
Remember all the elitists looking down their noses at the Bushes in the WH because they eat good old Texas fare - not entrees that you can't even tell what's in it...or a lemon sized entree with a few squiggles of some colored syrup drizzled around the plate...
That said, I had Maine lobster with steamers and mussells today - on a wharf out over the bay. Sea breeze tempering the hot sun, a mix of lobster boats chugging in with their catch and sailboats with luft sails filled, scudding off towards the islands with a haze hanging over them, signifying another perfect day tomorrow. Talk about ambience.
However, it's my home town - it's not a fancy restaurant but a lobster pound...our feast cost under $10 each. (We brought our own drinks and desert) (aren't I mean...)
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