Wednesday night's White House state dinner for Chinese President Hu Jintao and some 200 guests is dishing up decidedly stateside fare. Food doesn't get any more American than meat and potatoes, washed down with apple pie and ice cream.
On the menu:
Unlike the Obamas' previous state dinners, this time there's no guest chef, reports the Chicago Sun-Times. Instead, the meal is in the hands of White House executive chef Cristeta Comerford, a Phillippines native appointed by former First Lady Laura Bush in 2005, and White House executive pastry chef William Yosses.
Dinner will be served in the Red, Blue and State Dining rooms.
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