The SF Elite Meet For A Tasty Treat

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    Obama was in town yesterday to raise money for Babs. The Getties hosted a shhhhhwank affair for the local elite, costing $17,600 per head.

    The menu sounds yummy, although serving Buckwheat is in questionable taste.

    :)

    The president's 80 dinner guests were treated to an elaborate meal prepared by chef Jennifer Johnson, according to SF Gate, who got the scoop on the menu.

    Diners were treated to quail egg with caviar and salmon ceviche with jicama and avocado on a tortilla chip as their starting hors d'oeuvres. Next they were served a spring onion-asparagus tartlet with Meyer lemon vinaigrette-dressed frisee salad.

    The main course was braised Kobe beef short ribs with potato puree and a salsa verde-topped spring vegetable ragout. And the evening was topped off with buckwheat crepes with roasted cherries and almond ice cream.

    Of course guests were given the opportunity to smile and take a picture with their favorite fundraising president. Worth the $17,600 price tag? You tell us.


    What to Eat on a $17,600 Date With the President | NBC Bay Area


    All that's missing is Marie Antoinette Cake.
     
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    Sheesh.. I'll have a burger, well done, some fries, and a chocolate shake. Please and thank you.
     
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    I always found Rice-a-Roni to be my preferred San Fransisco treat

    the flavor can't be beat

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    I'm not sure I get it.

    People paid $17,600 for a fancy meal?

    Not worth it to me, but it's their money.
     
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    Wow... I wonder if they all got a "treat" from the Castro while they were there?
     
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    I thought this was the party of the "common man"?
     
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    Yeah, so what's the point of this thread?

    The president stopped by a fundraiser for someone. Whoop-ti-fucking-do.
     
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    I love the OP attempting to tell a Getty what is in good taste.
     
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    Glad it amuses you. I don't share your belief that more money equates with more class or good taste; but it's good to know where you stand.
     

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