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Obama's White House Chef: Rick Bayless Quashes Rumors (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

* * * UPDATE -- May 12, 2010: Chicago chef, Mexican cuisine guru, and longtime hometown favorite of the Obamas, Rick Bayless, will be the guest chef...

Michelle Obama: "A Drumbeat Of Small Changes" To Better Eating

David Becker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Becker

Go to farmers' markets and farm stands, or buy a share in a CSA. Buy a whole cow. Keep it in your freezer. Share it with your neighbor. You'll put money directly in the pocket of a farmer rather than a host of middlemen.

Cristeta Comerford To Remain White House Chef (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Today Michelle Obama announced that Cristeta Comerford will stay on as White House executive chef, putting to rest all the speculation surrounding the...

Former White House Chefs Dish Out Advice For Future Obama Pick | Kate Barrett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

During his job interview with Rosalynn Carter in 1979, [Roland] Mesnier recalled the first lady's last question to the nervous job applicant: What wil...

The President-Elect Has No (Culinary) Clothes?

Michael Nagrant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Nagrant

There were many reasons to like Obama, but as a food writer, I loved the fact that he was a Frontera/Topolobampo dude while Dubya was still choking on pretzels and chomping on Tex-Mex style burritos as big as his head.

White House Chef: Who Should It Be? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

**Update: Rick Bayless has put the brakes on speculation that it will be him.** The New York Daily News reported on Sunday that three chefs are suppo...

Barack Obama's White House Chef

Josh Brusin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Josh Brusin

Could you imagine asking Charlie Trotter to make you a grilled cheese sandwich and potato chips? Or Rick Bayless to just make you a bowl of oatmeal?