Even presidents get hungry, and when President Barack Obama felt peckish last week he did what all true hedonists do and found a suitably swish restaurant in which to indulge. Hosted by celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson at Red Rooster in Harlem (now one of the city’s best foodie neighbourhoods, would you believe), the meal was part of a lucrative fundraiser for an intimate group of 50. Each person forked out no less than $30,800 per head for the privilege, with decadent dishes such as lobster salad, braised short ribs and sweet potato doughnuts on the mouthwatering menu. Now this is one bill we wouldn’t like to pick up!
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