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Diana Kennedy on Rick Bayless' White House Dinner

diana-kennedy-150.jpgGrand dame of Mexican cookbookery Diana Kennedy did not approve of the menu Chicago chef Rick Bayless cooked when Mexican president Felipe Calderon visited the White House this spring, which consisted of mole, ceviche, and other Mexican dishes: "Ridiculous...Can you imagine the indigestion? Can you imagine how many plates were sent back?" [WaPo]