30 May '16, 8am

He went for seconds: Anthony @Bourdain lists '6 true things' about dinner with @BarackObama

He went for seconds: Anthony @Bourdain lists '6 true things' about dinner with @BarackObama

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain has shed further light on his US$6 (S$8) bun cha meal with US President Barack Obama last week by sharing more anecdotes of their epic Hanoi encounter. In a posted titled "Six true things about dinner with Obama" on The List App - where he regularly posts his musings - the 59-year-old gave a detailed breakdown of what transpired when the two men were hanging out together, sitting on plastic stools and sharing a meal. Mr Bourdain revealed that the Secret Service "were very cool" about Mr Obama joining him for dinner in a "working class joint" near Hanoi's Old Quarter. Here are his six observations about Mr Obama: 1. A natural with chopsticks Mr Obama skilfully handled the sticky, hard to separate noodles that accompanied the bun cha's pork and broth components. And he loved the food so much that he went for seconds. 2. Loves visiting Asia Loc...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/asia/se-asia/anthony-bourdain...

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