Except once during the 20th century, when the woman charged with feeding the president served meals that were so bad guests cringed. That hottest ticket in Washington, an invitation to dine with the president, was something to dread.
‘Eat before you go to the White House’ was the rule then.
Incredibly, the man who brought down Hitler and Mussolini was powerless to do anything about the dictator under his own roof.
Meet the Tyrant of the White House Kitchen.
When Franklin Roosevelt was elected president, he and wife Eleanor reached an understanding.