It was a pleasure to talk to Daniel Viotto from CNNEE about Mexican food at the White House State Dinner. A dinner offered by President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama for Mexican President Felipe Calderón and his wife Margarita Zavala, featuring Mexican food. We also covered the increasing appetite for Mexican food in the United States. Below is the link:
4 MAY 2010
The Blair House will be hosting an event called “Taste of Mexico” honoring Mexican culture in advance of the upcoming State Visit by Mexican President Felipe Calderon.
Led by Ambassador Capricia Marshall, the US Chief of Protocol, and the Mexican Ambassador to the United States, Ambassador Arturo Sarukhan and his wife, the event will bring together an international DC Youth Group. Together, they will learn about Mexican culture and gastronomy beyond what Americans typically think it to be.