Chef Daniel Boulud still remembers the unique smokiness when he took his first sip of scotch at age 12. “Not many liquors are as interesting and complex as whisky,” he says, recalling the decadent, charming countess who gave him a taste when he delivered goat cheese from his family’s farm in France.
President Barack Obama is testing his newest appeal to wealthy backers -- his public support for gay marriage -- at three West Coast fundraisers, including dinner at the Los Angeles home of movie star George Clooney.
George Clooney, the Academy Award- winning movie actor, was arrested outside the Sudanese Embassy in Washington while protesting attacks by the African nation’s government on its southern regions and blocking of humanitarian aid.
Actor George Clooney was arrested today during a protest outside the Sudanese embassy in Washington. He’s been charged with crossing a police line, a misdemeanor, according to George Ogilvie, a Secret Service spokesman. (Source: Bloomberg)