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dinner companions

“Honey, is that President Obama and Chancellor Merkel at the table beside us?”

“Don’t be silly Sweetie – I think your glasses need strengthening!”

German Chancellor Angela Merkel speaks to U.S. President Barack Obama during a private dinner at the 1789 restaurant in Washington, June 6


15 Responses to “dinner companions”


  1. 1 meta
    June 7, 2011 at 3:09 pm

    Great photo. I love seeing him relax with guests even though I’m sure they’re discussing important issues.

    Deets about tonight’s dinner are coming out. The menu features:

    WH Garden Chopped Salad
    Tuna Tartare
    Spring Pea Salad
    Petite Filet w/ Maryland Crab Ravioli

    For dessert:
    Apple Strudel with Golden Raisins with schlag (German for unsweetened whipped cream)
    Topfen (cheese)

    Entertainment at tonight’s State Dinner provided by members of the National Symphony Orchestra and singer/songwriter James Taylor.

  2. 7 collegekay
    June 7, 2011 at 3:12 pm

    What I’d do to have dinner w/ him. He looks so cool and relaxed.

  3. 11 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    June 7, 2011 at 3:18 pm

    THAT ‘PHOTO TAG’ IS TOO CUTE!..AS I HAVE SAID BEFORE…I COULD NEVER HAVE DINNER WITH THE PREZZZZZZZ…I WOULD BE SOOOO NERVOUS AND SPEND THE REST OF MY TIME PASSED OUT UNDER THE TABLE! SOMEBODY PASS THE MEDIC!…:))))))))

  4. 12 SUE DUVALL SMITH
    June 7, 2011 at 3:21 pm

    PERSONALLY…I JUST ENJOY SEEING THE PRESIDENT TAKE A LOAD OFF FOR A CHANGE AND SIT DOWN!!!!!

  5. 13 anniebella
    June 7, 2011 at 4:30 pm

    The President looks like he is thinking, why couldn’t that be Michelle? Well at least she is home waiting for me.

  6. 15 Claire
    June 8, 2011 at 8:08 am

    OMG! Just had dinner at 1789 this past Friday. Truly one of my favorite restaurants. I can’t even imagine if the President had come in while I was dining.


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