Posts Tagged ‘White House’

Alice Waters: One Hippie Chick Who Gets Things Done

Say what you will about Alice Waters—that she's given too much credit for the local/sustainable movement, that she wasn't the chef who really put Chez Panisse on the map—but she did help push the White House to plant the first vegetable garden since World War II. The slow movement now has one powerful mouthpiece.

Obama May Not Frequent D.C. Restaurants As Much As He’d Like

Associated Press writer Nancy Benac pours some cold water on the idea that Barack and Michelle Obama will be able to continue their regular Friday date nights now that they've entered the White House. The White House bubble, Benac reports, is historically hard to escape, even for notorious flirts like Bill Clinton. Writes Benac: Now […]