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January 22, 2009

Michelle Obama's birthday cakes made locally

I hear that Michelle Obama's birthday cakes were created locally by Sabine Breintenstein, the pastry chef for the Donna's group of restaurants and Donna's catering. Nothing too exotic -- one was chocolate with vanilla icing, the other vanilla with chocolate icing.

On Saturday someone on the Presidential Inauguration Committee ordered two cakes to be decorated with "Happy Birthday," but didn't say who they were for (I suppose for security reasons). They were then delivered to the Presidential train for the birthday celebration, although Donna's wasn't told who the cakes were for until after the train left Baltimore.

Their creator said she was glad she didn't know until afterward who the birthday girl was.

"I would have been too nervous."

Posted by Elizabeth Large at 7:36 AM | | Comments (5)


All right Sabine! here's a shout-out from your neighbor!

Happy Birthday Michell Obama from Silvi and family,

God bless you and Barack Obama.

I'm so thrilled to find out that my daughter shares her birthday with Michele Obama. Cool!

Mrs.Michele Obama, to God be the glory!! Happy belated birthday. I pray that the Lord will bless you with many many more and that you and Mr. President Obama will continue to love each forever more. A friend that is praying for you and your family.

Why is it difficult to identify horses from the back? They're always switching their tails!

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Richard Gorelick was appointed The Baltimore Sun's restaurant critic in September 2010. Before joining the paper staff fulltime, he contributed freelance criticism and features articles about food to area and regional publications. Along the way, he dispatched for short-distance trucking companies, shilled for cultural non-profits, and assisted in cognitive neurology research – never the subject, always the control.

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