Thursday, October 13, 2011

State Dinner Time: Pres. Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama host South Korean President Lee Myung-bak

It's State Dinner time! President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama welcomed South Korean President Lee Myung-bak and his wife Kim Yoon-Ok to the White House today for a state dinner. As for entertainment tonight, newcomer Janelle Monáe will preform as well as Ahn Trio, a classical ensemble of three Korean-American singers.

The 200 guests expected tonight will dine on the first course consisting of  Butternut squash bisque, honey poached cranberries, Virginia cured ham, pumpkin seed praline, and crème fraiche.A second course that will include early fall harvest salad on daikon sheets, masago rice pearl crispies, and rice wine vinaigrette. The main course will be Texas Wagyu beef, orange-ginger fondue, sauteed kale, roasted kabocha squash. Tonight's dessert will consist of chocolate male devils food layers with pear and almond brittle. Sounds good!


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