LAS VEGAS ( TheStreet) -- Ever wonder how it feels to dine like a president? Well, we all know anything is possible in Las Vegas. In honor of Presidents Day, TravelsinTaste has compiled a list of restaurants that have been popular with presidents past and present for you to add to your to-do list.
Executive Chef Barry S. Dakake of N9NE Steakhouse inside the Palms Casino Resort is no neophyte when it comes to preparing meals for presidents. The presidents keep coming back for his exceptional cuisine.
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He's cooked four times for former President Bill Clinton and multiple times for President Barack Obama, whom he says has a hankering for his red velvet cupcakes. When Clinton gave his "Embracing our Common Humanity" speech Feb. 22, 2010, in The Colosseum at Caesar's Palace, Dakake says he prepared tastings from almost his entire menu and delivered the feast to him. The dinner included organic lemon chicken, vegetables, sliced steak, Japanese organic tomato salad, rigatoni, creamed corn, skinny fries, those red velvet cupcakes and more.
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