Food Politics: An Inauguration Meal
By January 20, 2009 2:51 PM
Just after his swearing in, President Barack Obama
sat down to an inaugural lunch of Abraham Lincoln
's favorite foods (seafood stew, duck and pheasant, and apple-cinnamon sponge cake).
To commemorate the occasion, we suggest going out for a local meal that nods to our new president's favorites: tuna salad, chili, pizza (made in a wood-burning oven), and peach cobbler.
makes a cranberry-and-scallion-laced tuna melt that puts Obama's homemade version
Stop by the Wynkoop Brewing Company
for hearty buffalo chili--a Western spin on the President's choice soup.
Or head to Marco's Coal-Fired Pizzeria
for wood ovenâ€“baked pizzas and Steuben's
for warm peach cobbler topped with smooth vanilla ice cream.