Wednesday, May 19, 2010
A series of tweets may have put Chicago chef Rick Bayless in hot water with the White House.
Bayless is in Washington, D.C. to prepare Wednesday night’s State Dinner to honor Mexican President Felipe Calderon. The top chef was so excited about the trip he started tweeting about it Monday.
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But the chef’s tweets abruptly stopped Tuesday after the White House reportedly put the kibosh on the news blasts, according to the Sun-Times’ Lynn Sweet.
The on-message White House likely wants to avoid any embarrassment after the charade that was the last State Dinner, when Tareq and Michaele Salahi crashed the party and ultimately contributed White House Social Secretary Desiree Rogers’ ouster.
This article was posted: Wednesday, May 19, 2010 at 8:11 am