Diplomatic Dinners

Chris Bowlby presents stories from the men and women charged with eating for their country and laying down their livers in the national cause.

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20061003

Chris Bowlby presents stories from the men and women charged with eating for their country and laying down their livers in the national cause.

1/5. Avoiding the Crudites

Stalin's consternation at British cutlery conventions, and the awkwardness occasioned by the Americans over their asparagus.

20061010

Chris Bowlby presents stories from the men and women charged with eating for their country and laying down their livers in the national cause.

2/5. Potage Aux Ambassadeurs

How the French reacted when the British served up a cheese called Waterloo.

20061017

Chris Bowlby presents stories from the men and women charged with eating for their country and laying down their livers in the national cause.

3/5. Medallions de Geurres

Devilish Soviet shenanigans are thwarted by the great British sandwich.

20061024

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals. 4/5: High Spirits. How to stand up for your country when all you feel like doing is falling down.

20061031

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

5/5. Badoit versus Bollinger

The importance of diplomatic dining today and the tension between the need to entertain and the pressure to get the job done.

20070528

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

1/5. Avoiding the Crudites.

Tales of Stalin's consternation at British cutlery conventions and the awkwardness of Americans over asparagus.

20070529

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

2/5. Potage Aux Ambassadeurs

How the French reacted when the British served up a cheese called Waterloo.

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

2/5. Potage Aux Ambassadeurs

How the French reacted when the British served up a cheese called Waterloo.

20070530

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

3/5. Medallions de Guerres.

Devilish Soviet shenanigans are thwarted by the great British sandwich.

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

3/5. Medallions de Guerres.

Devilish Soviet shenanigans are thwarted by the great British sandwich.

20070531

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

4/5. High Spirits

How to stand up for your country when all you feel like doing is falling down.

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

4/5. High Spirits

How to stand up for your country when all you feel like doing is falling down.

20070601

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

5/5. Badoit versus Bollinger

The importance of diplomatic dining today and the tension between the need to entertain and the pressure to get the job done.

Chris Bowlby presents a series of anecdotes about diplomatic meals.

5/5. Badoit versus Bollinger

The importance of diplomatic dining today and the tension between the need to entertain and the pressure to get the job done.

01Avoiding The Crudites2006100320070528

Stalin's consternation at British cutlery conventions, and the awkwardness occasioned by the Americans over their asparagus.

01Avoiding The Crudites2006100320070528

Stalin's consternation at British cutlery conventions, and the awkwardness occasioned by the Americans over their asparagus.

02Potage Aux Ambassadeurs2006101020070529

How the French reacted when the British served up a cheese called Waterloo.

02Potage Aux Ambassadeurs2006101020070529

How the French reacted when the British served up a cheese called Waterloo.

03Medallions De Geurres2006101720070530

Devilish Soviet shenanigans are thwarted by the great British sandwich.

03Medallions De Geurres2006101720070530

Devilish Soviet shenanigans are thwarted by the great British sandwich.

04High Spirits2006102420070531

How to stand up for your country when all you feel like doing is falling down.

04High Spirits2006102420070531

How to stand up for your country when all you feel like doing is falling down.

05 LASTBadoit Versus Bollinger2006103120070601

The importance of diplomatic dining today and the tension between the need to entertain and the pressure to get the job done.

05 LASTBadoit Versus Bollinger2006103120070601

The importance of diplomatic dining today and the tension between the need to entertain and the pressure to get the job done.