January 20, 2009

OBAMA Mochi Celebration

by Moto Yamamoto

In Japan, to celebrate New Year, we make mochi (rice cake). I have no idea historical or traditional meaning of eating and making mochi over New Year, but I believe there’s some kind of celebratory meaning to it. Today, January 20th, 2009 is the new era for not only this country, but the entire world, […]

January 19, 2009

Inaugural Luncheon Needs Foam

by Kayoko Akabori

Thanks to Serious Eats and some masterful googling skills, I came up with what will be served at the Inaugural Luncheon tomorrow after Obama is sworn in as the 44th President of the US- HOLLA!!! A BRACE OF AMERICAN BIRDS, anyone? The menu doesn’t knock my socks off, but I would kill for a seat. […]

November 9, 2008

Happy Hour: Juan McCain & Baroque Obama

by Payman Bahmani

Election day has come and gone, but the celebration parties are still going strong. So whether you’re celebrating the history-making inauguration of our first African-American prez, or you just want to drown your sorrows in booze after the electoral thumping of Mr. McCain, I present you with a couple of candidate-inspired cocktails that should be […]

March 30, 2008

Dinner with Barack Obama

by Erin Gleeson

I am one foodie who loves Barack Obama, so I was excited to see that Gray’s Papaya endorsed him. Jack, the biggest Obama supporter I know, enjoys a hot dog in front of Gray’s Papaya on the Upper West Side. Watch this video to see how you can win dinner with Barack himself! I’ve just […]

February 4, 2008

Cupcakes For Obama

by Erin Gleeson

The owners of Cupcake Cafe in Manhattan are clearly Obama supporters. One of them strolled into the Obama Campaign office last week in Lower Manhattan carrying a huge box of cupcakes to feed the little office packed with hungry volunteers. The office was bustling- so much to be done before Super Tuesday! Jack and I […]