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French Faux Pas

elyseepalac150fp.jpgFrance's foreign trade minister apologized to the presidential palace's head chef after making remarks that the food served at recent state dinner "was disgusting." Chef Guillaume Gomez received a telephone apology from Minister Nicole Bricq after her assessment was accidentally caught on camera; according to Reuters, the offending menu contained dishes like "foie gras, roasted poultry with mushrooms, and a chocolate and caramel dessert." [Reuters] [Photo: Eric Pouhier/Wikicommons]

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