This is a very casual edition of Decadent Dining! Alas, this year the First Family has decided to lay low and relax with no decadent food and no festivities!
Hey, that’s no fun! So, we at Decadent Dining are going to revisit them at happier times! And we aren’t talking veggie style!! That’s right! Remember 2011 before the Campaign Cycle??
Two hundred guests were invited to the White House Super Bowl Party! Guests included were cabinet members, and then still together, Miami Dolphins owners Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony as they celebrated the annual sports finale of all sports finales! With a hungry crowd of politicians and celebrities in attendance, there had to be some festive eats! With no campaigning, yes, there had to be!
The menu included favorites tailored just for the represented team regions:
- Deep Dish Pizza
- Buffalo Wings
- German Potato Salad
- Twice-Baked Potatoes
- Snyders Potato Chips and Pretzels
- Chips and Dips
- Ice Cream
If you’re disappointed that the White House chefs dropped the ball, then you will feel so much better when you learn of their ‘historic’ masterpiece! And what’s a Super Bowl Party without America’s favorite football beverage? Indeed, the White House chefs made an ‘unprecedented’ addition to the White House creations! BEER! Mmmm. Beer!
Those crafty craft-master chefs were able to brew their very own signature White House Honey Ale! It was brewed with actual White House honey and it even said that right on the custom made label! Where does White House honey get made? Actually there is a bee hive still there that sits beside Michelle‘s South Lawn Kitchen Garden! Dare to think what happens when it’s moving time next year!
Since there were only eighty bottles of the White House Honey Ale available to the thirsty guests, it is a relief to know there was more beer available!
Representing the Packers, the White House had mega cases of craft beer from Hinterland Brewery of Green Bay, Wisconsin. Pale Ale, Hinterland’s signature beer; Amber Ale, which has a caramel flavor; and Luna Stout, which is bold, rich, and creamy, were quaffed. Pennsylvania was represented also with cases of Yuengling beer (a Decadent Dining favorite!). Both Lager and Light were served. Yuengling bills itself as the oldest brewery in America.
Good times were those! With the White House pretending to care about we the people in these tough economic times, it may be awhile before Decadent Dining returns! Until the next episode! CHEERS and enjoy the game!