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Delayed by debate, Obamas finally mark 20th anniversary
Chicago Tribune ^ | October 6, 2012 | Reuters

Posted on 10/07/2012 1:07:32 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama finally celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on Saturday - a romantic night on the town that came three days late after being pre-empted by a high-stakes presidential debate.

The first couple marked the occasion with a dinner for two at the Bourbon Steak restaurant in the Four Seasons hotel in Washington's upscale Georgetown section.

....The small pool of journalists who normally accompany Obama in his motorcade went along for the ride on Saturday's date night, but did not catch a glimpse of the couple during their two-hour, 20-minute outing.

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More: "Washington, DC-- Keeping his promise to his wife for a belated celebration, on Saturday President Obama escorted First Lady Michelle Obama to a private twentieth wedding anniversary dinner at the chic, upscale Bourbon Steak restaurant in Georgetown. The First Couple's special day was on Wednesday, the night of the first Presidential Debate, and they made up for the delay with a two-hour dinner that began at 7:36 PM. The fete followed a day of seclusion for the President at the White House, his first full day at home in a week. Executive Chef Adam Sobel created a special multi-course feast for the First Couple, offering some dishes that aren't on Bourbon Steak's seasonal American cuisine menu."

What would you have ordered -- what is your bill?

Georgetown Four Seasons Bourbon Steak House dinner menu

Was there someone looking back across the table at Michelle? Was someone sitting in the chair?


[Credit Michael Kleinberg] - The new Bourbon Steak restaurant in Georgetown’s Four Seasons Hotel has become a big draw on the D.C. circuit: former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright and former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev dined on the same night; Brad Pitt, Michael Douglas and Catherine Zeta-Jones have been spotted there as well.

October 2012: Chocolate Ice Cream Won First Lady, President Says In Campaign's Wedding Anniversary Video


1 posted on 10/07/2012 1:07:50 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So much for “sacrifice.”

The dictator and his wife live it up on our money, while we go on food stamps and eat hamburger.

These two are pigs.


2 posted on 10/07/2012 1:18:30 AM PDT by fatnotlazy
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Was Obama stoned the same way he was stoned during the POTUS debate??? Two evil, horrible, hate America people!!! I see this low life Muslim Obama dining and celebrating with his wife, and then I see the four slaughtered and murdered bodies of our murdered Ambassador to Libya, two brave Navy seals and a fine intelligence officer, all killed because of a lack of support and care from the Obama White House!!! These people should not be celebrated, respected, they should be thrown out of office in disgrace and failure to our country!!!


3 posted on 10/07/2012 1:18:30 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

No trip to Man’s Country?


4 posted on 10/07/2012 1:27:27 AM PDT by Arthur McGowan (In Edward Kennedy's America, federal funding of brothels is a right, not a privilege.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The REAL reason why they are laughing...

Ha ha ha .... Spreading the Misery Around : $ 5.35 a gallon ? Live with it Americans...


5 posted on 10/07/2012 1:31:54 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: fatnotlazy; JLAGRAYFOX; All
Since I'd be dining with my spouse I estimate that OUR tab (with tax and tip) would come to about $500.

My selection -- as "cost" isn't a consideration....... right...

MARYLAND CRAB "LOUIE" crisp lettuce, louie dressing, avocado - $28

BRAISED VEAL CHEEKS ricotta agnolotti, salsify, bone marrow - $19

LOCAL PASTURED DRY AGED MEATS 32 oz bone in ribeye (aged) 50 day - $85

SALT-BAKED POTATO, BACON, SCALLION, CRÈME FRAÎCHE - $10

WOOD-ROASTED “MAGICAL” MUSHROOMS - $10

TUSCAN KALE, GARLIC CONFIT, CRISPY - $10

Desserts $11. [DESSERTS CAN ALSO BE PAIRED WITH A TASTING TRIO FROM WILLET WAREHOUSE H (30 SUPPLEMENT) - ADDITIONAL DESSERT WINES CAN BE FOUND ON THE PAGE FOLLOWING YOUR CHEESE SELECTION

Wine List -- up to $5000.00 for Château de Beaucastel Hommage à J. Perrin, Châteauneuf-du-Pape 2005 3L

6 posted on 10/07/2012 1:34:34 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Sub-Saharan, Muslim Slave Merchant, from Kenya, Obama, dreaming about his communist father, and dining on “our” nickel with his hate America, Black racist wife, Michelle just like the many tyrant leaders in the Middle East and sub-Sahara Africa!!! This, while millions of Americans, including millions of Black Americans are suffering from unemployment and tough times making ends meet. What dirt bags these people are!!!


7 posted on 10/07/2012 1:49:19 AM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I haven’t looked at the menu but my first thought was: How much did it cost US to shut down the whole elite hotel and the IN restaurant/bar to acommodate the Obama date?

How much more did we have to pay for this sham, I mean?

I wonder how much we all sacrificed to have these people act out this sham infomercial...all for a photo opp with stupid ice cream cups and neither looks impressed with each other, let alone intimate?


8 posted on 10/07/2012 2:03:27 AM PDT by tinamina
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To: American Constitutionalist

This would make a GREAT roadside billboard in the battleground states.

9 posted on 10/07/2012 2:05:37 AM PDT by Bullish (The stink from this amateur regime smells all the way to Kenya.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Also...did GWB and Laura do this? Did Clinton and Hillary? Does anyone have an example of blatant anniversary use of government resources to give the special couple this type of treatment?


10 posted on 10/07/2012 2:11:58 AM PDT by tinamina
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To: fatnotlazy; Tax-chick
The dictator and his wife live it up on our money, while we go on food stamps and eat hamburger.

That's right out of a movie!


11 posted on 10/07/2012 2:18:13 AM PDT by Ezekiel (The Obama-nation began with the Inauguration of Desolation.)
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To: tinamina
Also...did GWB and Laura do this? .....

I guess we should be grateful he didn't fly her to NYC this time for a date.

12 posted on 10/07/2012 2:18:18 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

I think we ordered pizza from Pizza Hut delivered on our 20th, it’s hard to remember, that was 34 years ago.


13 posted on 10/07/2012 2:20:50 AM PDT by dalereed
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To: American Constitutionalist

Limousine Liberals “care” about the poor — they want “greedy, rich” Americans [small business owners/both parents working/holding down 2 or more jobs Americans] to cough up their “fair share” so that they can redistribute it and “grow” their base.


14 posted on 10/07/2012 2:23:00 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Now, now everyone......give these people a break. It’s not like there’s a whole kitchen staff of accomplished chefs at the White House or anything ....../s


15 posted on 10/07/2012 2:27:20 AM PDT 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
Obama family 'costs taxpayers $1.4BILLION per year' (that's 20 times more expensive than British Royal Family)..."And even the Obamas' dog Bo costs the taxpayer thousands of dollars - his handler is reportedly paid over $100,000 a year......"
16 posted on 10/07/2012 2:38:41 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

According to “Dreams of my father” Their anniversary is on Nov. 10th.


17 posted on 10/07/2012 2:42:10 AM PDT by WhirlwindAttack (FUBO)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Spreading the misery around: Obama “ live with it “ ..


18 posted on 10/07/2012 2:44:50 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

” Limousine Liberals “care” about the poor “ ....... when it’s expedient and profitable to do so... other wise ignore the poor at the door.


19 posted on 10/07/2012 2:47:02 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: WhirlwindAttack; American Constitutionalist

20 posted on 10/07/2012 2:48:04 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

*shakes head* because no time is a bad time for a Hussein photo op. Remember the Clinton “moonlight dance” pic? Is it a democrat thing to make a couples intimate moments photo ops?


21 posted on 10/07/2012 2:57:12 AM PDT by cardinal4 (If Baraq Hussein Obama had a son he would look like Rageboy)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

My selection:
_________________

HEIRLOOM TOMATO SALAD tomato terrine, mozzarella gnocchi, tomato water $19

COUNTRY FRIED VEAL green tomatoes, sautéed okra, popped sorghum $36

PATH VALLEY GREEN BEANS, XO SAUCE $10

MACALLAN 18 BUTTERSCOTCH POT DE CRÈME
pain d’epices, butterscotch caramel, pepitas
pair with: royal tokaji aszu, 5 puttonyos 2007
_________________________

* OYSTERS $21
_________________________

My husband:
_________________

“STEAK FRITES” beef tartare, parmesan tuile, crispy potato skins $16

LOCAL PASTURED DRY AGED MEATS 32 oz bone in ribeye 50 day $85

CLASSIC YUKON GOLD POTATO PURÉE, GRAVY $10

BBQ BAKED BEANS, BACON, CHILIES, MOLASSES $10

CHEVRE CHEESECAKE WITH VIRGINIA BERRIES
strawberries, pistachio streusel, basil gelato
pair with: marenco brachetto d’acqui 2011

***********************************************
When it comes time to pay, we’re just going to tell them to put it on Obama’s tab.


22 posted on 10/07/2012 3:01:44 AM PDT by Irenic (The pencil sharpener and Elmer's glue is put away-- we've lost the red wheel barrow)
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To: American Constitutionalist

Malia and Sasha sit with their father, President Obama to watch their mother and first lady Michelle Obama speak at the Democratic National Convention on television from the Treaty Room of the White House, Sept. 4, 2012. Pete Souza/The White House

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".....2007 in Virginia: Senator Barack Obama, presidential stars in his eyes, speaking to a largely black audience of religious leaders and inciting racial animus........

....ten days before Obama gave that speech, Congress had waived the Stafford Act requirement for Katrina. He was well aware of that fact,too. After all, he was one of only 14 senators to vote against the waiver. It was part of a bill to fund the war effort in Iraq. That is,to pander to his Bush-deranged, anti-war base, Obama decided that squeezing New O’leans was a price worth paying. Then,he lied about what happened in order to foment racial resentment—an atmosphere that he calculated would help his presidential bid.

Just as he’s doing today." - Obama Unfiltered [fomenting racial resentment]

_______________________________________________

Storehouses Continue to Send Supplies to Hurricane Katrina Victims - The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

HOUSTON:
Victims of Hurricane Katrina stay at the Astrodome stadium, where 16,000 evacuees received food and shelter, in Houston, on Sept. 4, 2005. [many were relocated to housing in the Houston area]

23 posted on 10/07/2012 3:23:04 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Irenic
When it comes time to pay, we’re just going to tell them to put it on Obama’s tab.

Ha! Good luck with that. :)

24 posted on 10/07/2012 3:27:40 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

“Touching” video.


25 posted on 10/07/2012 3:40:59 AM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: Mean Maryjean
Watch this one. The Dinner Table - New campaign ad about unemployment
26 posted on 10/07/2012 3:43:56 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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To: JLAGRAYFOX
obama is of satan so you can be assured that his eternal soul will burn forever and moochelle will just be lanyap for obama's daddy..

LLS

27 posted on 10/07/2012 3:44:42 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Obama's relief effort to hurting Americans in this Depression:

Obamaville









28 posted on 10/07/2012 3:45:13 AM PDT by American Constitutionalist
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To: tinamina

Bush was white and Christian and is a man of honor... so no.

LLS


29 posted on 10/07/2012 3:46:09 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("If it looks like you are not gonna make it you gotta get mean, I mean plumb mad-dog mean" J. Wales)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Ceaucescu would be impresed. Only him was allowed to hunt wild hogs and fatten himself up while starving his people for the sake of the environment and discipline. MEH-Shell my behhhhl is her name...


30 posted on 10/07/2012 4:12:11 AM PDT by JudgemAll (Democrats Fed. job-security Whorocracy & hate:hypocrites must be gay like us or be tested/crucified)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

So Mooch is going for the 1950s ice cream shop look, eh? Yeah, that'll romanticize the election and get your phony husband some votes, MO.

But you'll never, ever look as nice as Ann Romney, hon.

31 posted on 10/07/2012 4:13:22 AM PDT by arasina (Communism is EVIL. So there.)
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Click this link an you can see what Moochelle ordered (photo is top left)

http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=photos+of+moochelle+obama+eating+ribs&qpvt=photos+of+moochelle+obama+eating+ribs&FORM=IGRE

No wonder the article didn’t have pictures.


32 posted on 10/07/2012 4:19:50 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Excellent.


33 posted on 10/07/2012 4:23:15 AM PDT by nfldgirl
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To: Arthur McGowan
*** No trip to Man’s Country? ***

He took care of 'that' in Denver.

'Rumor has it' that after AF One landed Barry hung around the Airport's Mens Rooms for a couple hours. He met someone that reminded him of Reggie LOVE and is why he was distracted that night ;-)

Just a rumor mind you.

34 posted on 10/07/2012 4:29:45 AM PDT by Condor51 (Si vis pacem, para bellum.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Do they clear the restaurant of other patrons for this event?
My guess is ‘yes’.


35 posted on 10/07/2012 4:45:26 AM PDT by Vinnie (A)
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To: cardinal4

Yes, because no one relates Democrats with marital fidelity or bliss. Adultery, homosexuality and sexual immaturity, yes, but living a chaste marriage, no.


36 posted on 10/07/2012 4:46:35 AM PDT by 1010RD (First, Do No Harm)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama finally celebrated their 20th wedding anniversary on Saturday - a romantic night on the town that came three days late after being pre-empted by a high-stakes presidential debate.

Actually, the Royal Moo was so steamed at the Royal Idiot's debate performance and the likelihood that she would be tossed out of Castle Royal ... that it took three days before she would even speak to the slob.

37 posted on 10/07/2012 4:50:27 AM PDT by Zakeet (Calling the Obozo/Bernack economy sluggish is an insult to slugs)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Is that REAL???? ANYONE who would do that is DESTINED to be on the DOLE.....fools.


38 posted on 10/07/2012 5:02:19 AM PDT by Ann Archy ( ABORTION...the HUMAN Sacrifice to the god of Convenience.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

For our 10th anniversary there was no night out, no restaurant, no party. We had three children under 5 and were milking cows and farming full time.

DH bought me a coffee cup with a farm scene on it.

I still have it.

For our last anniversary we went on a family trip to Florida.

I think we are better off than the Obamas. Feel sorry for the kids.


39 posted on 10/07/2012 5:05:26 AM PDT by Cloverfarm (This too shall pass ...)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Did Michelle actually eat steak? I thought she was more the seaweed and brocolli type.


40 posted on 10/07/2012 5:06:43 AM PDT by libertylover (The problem with Obama is not that his skin is too black, it's that his ideas are too RED.)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
The Obamas are disgusting. I just wish more Americans would see them for what they are.
41 posted on 10/07/2012 5:18:59 AM PDT 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: dalereed

We had planned a cruise but due to financial circumstances at the time, we instead had a “Moonlight Cocktail Cruise from Savannah to Daufuski Island aboard the “waving Girl” We danced aboard the boat, ate island delicasies on the dock at Daufuski and all and all thought it a very romantic anniversary. True love does not have to spend a lot of money.


42 posted on 10/07/2012 5:28:58 AM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: Bullish

That image should be spread far and wide...the people that would still vote for him in November are responsible, as well...never forget that.


43 posted on 10/07/2012 5:42:45 AM PDT by who knows what evil? (G-d saved more animals than people on the ark...www.siameserescue.org.)
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To: libertylover

Click the link in #32, it shows what Moochelle ordered.


44 posted on 10/07/2012 5:48:12 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Free Republic -- One stop shopping ....... It's the Conservative Super WalMart for news .)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Seriously? $10 for a spoonful of creamed corn or spinach or baked beans or a potato? Who pays $10 for creamed corn? Bully for the restaurant owner if he can scam the customers but he’s got some truly stuuuupid customers.


45 posted on 10/07/2012 5:54:10 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Cincinatus' Wife
Romney offered his congratulations and joked to Obama," I'm sure this was the most romantic place you could imagine, here with me."

Romney might have been closer to the truth than he knows.

46 posted on 10/07/2012 6:01:49 AM PDT by layman (Card Carrying Infidel)
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To: WhirlwindAttack
According to “Dreams of my father” Their anniversary is on Nov. 10th.

Oh, puleeze! Give him a break. This guy can't even remember what year he was born or what country he was born in and you expect him to remember his anniversary??? Besides, submitting the bill to the taxpayers is easier in October than it might be after Nov. 7th.

47 posted on 10/07/2012 6:03:59 AM PDT by bgill
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

Reminds me of a bar in Denver long ago when a booming voice from a 5 foot guy under a ten gallon hat said: Set em up, when Duke drinks everyone drinks. Five minutes later he laid down a fiver and said, and when Duke pays, every body pays!

Scanning the wine list, no so impressed...frankly my wine cellar is better stocked. Still, wonder what his excellency chose to drink with his dinner. After his perfermance the other night, probably just had some 151 straight up.


48 posted on 10/07/2012 6:04:59 AM PDT by Mouton (Voting is an opiate of the electorate. Nothing changes no matter who wins..)
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To: Cincinatus' Wife

The Emperor and Empress dine well while the peasants can barely afford McDonalds.


49 posted on 10/07/2012 6:16:47 AM PDT by The Great RJ
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To: bgill
Who pays $10 for creamed corn?

Ha! I guess if they pay it the steak house will charge it. There was no creamed corn served a this State Dinner.

State Dinner for Prime Minister David Cameron. Clooney was seated at the Head Table across from the President and Prime Minister, and beside Mrs. Obama.

First Course - Crisped Halibut with Potato Crust,Shaved Brussels Sprouts, Applewood Smoked Bacon

Second Course - Spring Garden Lettuces, Shallot Dressing, Shaved Breakfast Radish, Cucumbers and Avocados

Wine: Peter Michael Chardonnay "Ma-Belle Fille" 2009 (Sonoma County, CA)

Main Course - Bison Wellington, Red Wine Reduction, French Beans, Cipollini Onion

Wine: Leonetti Cellars Cabernet Sauvignon 2008 (Walla Walla Valley, WA)

Dessert - Warm Meyer Lemon Steamed Pudding with Idaho Huckleberry Sauce and Newtown Pippin Apples

Wine: Iron Horse Russian Cuvee 2007 (Green Valley, Sonoma County, CA)

During the White House reception before the dinner, Thibaut-Janisson Brut NV, Virginia (Central Region, Monticello) was served. Above: Place settings for the President and Prime Minister, who will sit beside each other at the Head Table.

50 posted on 10/07/2012 6:22:36 AM PDT by Cincinatus' Wife
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