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White House State Dinner

See Photos From The State Dinner For Nordic Leaders

The Huffington Post | Sam Levine | Posted 05.14.2016 | Politics

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama on Friday hosted the prime ministers of Iceland, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, as well as the presi...

White House Pulls Out All The Stops For State Dinner With Justin Trudeau

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 03.10.2016 | Politics

The White House really outdid itself for the state dinner honoring Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday evening. Sweet treats inspired b...

Dining With Nancy Reagan

Joan Gage | Posted 03.09.2016 | DC
Joan Gage

Here's what I know about Nancy Reagan, who is now reunited with the love of her life: she noticed every detail, she was the power behind the throne, and my mother was right, she was a great lady.

Stephen Colbert Got A Weird Honor At The White House

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 02.13.2014 | Comedy

If you've noticed Stephen Colbert has not been dishing out as much blustery conservative criticism to the Obama White House as he normally does, you a...

Bo And Sunny Obama Get Decked Out For The State Dinner And It's Pretty Adorable

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 02.11.2014 | Politics

Bo and Sunny Obama were all decked out a day early for Tuesday's state dinner at the White House. First Lady Michelle Obama shared the picture of t...

Naughty But Nice Rob

Tareq Salahi: 'Bravo Could Have Cleared Our Names' | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 01.03.2012 | Celebrity

Tareq Sahahi is still talking about what went down the night he and his estranged wife, Michaele Salahi, "crashed" a White House state dinner. However...

WATCH: How The White House Kitchen Prepared For The South Korea State Dinner

Posted 12.14.2011 | Home

Last night, President Obama hosted a State Dinner honoring the president of South Korea. The Fall Harvest Dinner was conceived by First Lady Michelle ...

What Is Your Favorite FLOTUS State Dinner Gown? (POLL)

Posted 12.14.2011 | Black Voices

The First Lady looked stunning as she stepped out in a purple jersey gown last night at the White House state dinner honoring South Korea. The one...

Pianist Lang Lang Defends Song In Face Of White House Performance Controversy | Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Reporting from Washington -- Chinese-born pianist Lang Lang denied Monday that he sought to insult the United States with the choice of a song he play...

Barbra Streisand Explains White House State Dinner Invite: 'I Worked In A Chinese Restaurant' (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Singer and actress Barbra Streisand was in attendance at Wednesday night's White House state dinner, and at least one reporter seemed curious as to wh...

"Quintessentially American" Fare On China State Dinner Menu

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

After bringing in prominent guest chefs for their first two state dinners, the Obamas relied on in-house Executive Chef Cristeta Comerford and Executi...

What Bo Obama Did During The State Dinner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

In Washington, it doesn't get to be dark until at least 8:00 PM. Last night, after the State Dinner started in the East Room, your intrepid blogger an...

Huffington Post Senior Style Editor Talks State Dinner Fashion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Anya Strzemien | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Huffington Post Senior Style Editor Anya Strzemien and New York Nonstop's Roseanne Colletti recap the best-dressed attendees at the latest White Hous...

Mexico State Dinner Arrival PHOTOS: Who Was Best-Dressed? (PICTURES, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The White House rolled out the red carpet once again on Wednesday night for a state dinner honoring Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Mar...

Michelle Obama & Margarita Zavala At Mexico's State Dinner: Whose Dress Do You Like Best? (PHOTO, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama pose for a photo with Mexican President Felipe Calderon and his wife Margarita Zavala after they ...

State Dinner PHOTOS: See The White House Celebrate Mexico (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style


Mexico State Dinner DETAILS: Musical Performers, Menu & Place Settings

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

The White House has released a background document on tonight's state dinner with Mexico, detailing who will perform, what the place will look like an...

White House State Dinner Waiters Dish On Hospitality Under Pressure

Washington Post | Robin Givhan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Freeman was not scheduled to work the state dinner for Mexico, but he knows what it's like to be on call for such a big night. He has gone through the...

Rick Bayless State Dinner Chef

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

UPDATE, 5/20: Rick Bayless has released his recipe for the Oaxacan black mole he served at last night's state dinner. UPDATE, 5/19, 4:13pm: The Whi...

Was the Secret Service Warned about the Salahis?

Washington Life Magazine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Washington Life Magazine

Washington Life reports that the Secret Service was warned about the Salahis after they attempted to crash an inauguration event at the Lincoln Memori...

Carlos Allen, Accused Gatecrasher, Says He Was Invited To White House (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

***Scroll down for video*** WASHINGTON (AP) - A man who may have been a third uninvited guest at White House state dinner for India's prime minister ...

Salahis' Self-Marketing 2.0 (PHOTOS)

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

In our reality TV culture exacerbated by the rise of social networking sites -- in which 15 minutes of fame can be elongated by the number of photos and videos swirling around the Web -- who can blame the Salahis for their sheer, shameless self-promotion?

State Dinner PICTURES, Details: Inside The White House Gala (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Check out our State Dinner Big News page WASHINGTON - The first state dinner of the Obama White House had it all: Oscar-winning entertainers, Hollyw...

State Dinner Coverage on Twitter

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Follow the state dinner live through our curated Twitter lists. Do you know a tweeter who's perfect for one of these lists? Email us at twitterlists@h...

Secret Service Counts 91 Breaches Since Carter Administration | Spencer S. Hsu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Long before a pair of gate-crashers penetrated a White House state dinner, the Secret Service had detailed for its internal use a lengthy list of secu...