the Obamas


Dining with the Stars: DC’s Cafe Milano Hosts the Obamas; Cooper + Lawrence at Katsuya in LA; Parks + Rec Films at St. Elmo’s Steak House in IN + More

Recent celebrity sightings at OpenTable restaurants… * Jake Gyllenhaal and Susan Sarandon dined separately at ABC Kitchen in Manhattan. [NY Post] * Twilighter Ashley Greene helped fete the opening of Andrea’s in Las Vegas. [Just Jared Jr.] * Ryan Seacrest left the west coast for the best coast, dining at Bill’s in midtown Manhattan. [NY Daily News] [...]

Chef Watch: José Andrés Gets a Prize; The Obamas’ Favorite Chef; Michael Mina’s New Venture, and More

* José Andrés (The Bazaar by José Andrés) will receive the 2010 grand prize from the Vilcek Foundation, “which annually honors the contributions of foreign-born Americans in the areas of art, culture and science” on April 7th at the Mandarin Oriental in New York. [Washington Post] * Restaurateur Donatella Arpaia (Mia Donna) can cook. No, [...]

Let’s Eat: Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week Is Here

The founding foodies who live and work in our nation’s capital (excepting the vacationing First Family), as well as visitors, can take advantage of delicious dining deals during Washington, D.C. Restaurant Week. Sumptuous prix-fixe lunches and dinners are being offered for just $20.09 and $35.09, respectively. Participating restaurants include B. Smith’s, Cafe Promenade, Charlie Palmer [...]