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‘Backyard’ Theme for White House Dinner

Posted March 14th, 2012 at 2:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Wednesday night’s official White House dinner for British Prime Minister David Cameron will feature an American theme – the “backyard.” The dinner – the fourth the United States has hosted for a British prime minister – is being held in a tent on the White House grounds. The White House says the decor takes its […]

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White House Holds Lavish State Dinner for Merkel

Posted June 7th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel is getting a taste of local cuisine when she dines with U.S. President Barack Obama at a formal reception at the White House. In addition to regionally-sourced ingredients like Maryland crabs, the menu for the state dinner Tuesday evening includes a couldn’t-be-more local salad, grown in First Lady Michelle Obama’s garden […]

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