Let them eat quail

The menu for "the dinner in honor of the summit on financial markets and the world economy" wasn't thought out very well.


Alex Koppelman
November 15, 2008 3:13AM (UTC)

An actual press release that just came into one Salon reporter's inbox:

THE WHITE HOUSE
OFFICE OF THE FIRST LADY

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 14, 2008

MENU FOR THE DINNER IN HONOR OF THE SUMMIT ON FINANCIAL MARKETS AND THE WORLD ECONOMY

Fruitwood-smoked Quail with Quince Gastrique
Quinoa Risotto

Landmark Chardonnay “Damaris Reserve” 2006

Thyme-roasted Rack of Lamb
Tomato, Fennel and Eggplant Fondue
Chanterelle Jus

Shafer Cabernet “Hillside Select” 2003

Lolla Rosa, Red Oak and Endive
Cider Vinaigrette
Baked Vermont Brie with Walnut Crostini

Pear Torte
Huckleberry Sauce 

Chandon Étoile Rosé

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Alex Koppelman

Alex Koppelman is a staff writer for Salon.

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