Monday, July 6, 2009

Why Russians really love Michelle Obama...

... and other Internet opinions on politics and food

  • Could food put Michelle first in the hearts of Russians? Check out the admirably single-minded Obama Foodorama, which focuses on the Obamas' food -- personal and policy-wise -- here.
  • Supreme Court candidate Sonia Sotomayor's reputation as a foodie matters -- at least to some folks. More here.
  • "Food is a conduit, a venue, (through which) we can sort of permeate each others' thoughts," says star chef Lidia Bistianich at here.