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President Obama Set for Two Dinners at Brentwood's Tavern

He's baaaack, this time for two fundraisers Thursday at the popular Brentwood eatery.

President Barack Obama has slated not one but two back-to-back reelection fundraisers at the trendy on San Vicente Boulevard Thursday evening.

It's only $38,500 to join the president for dinner, according to one CNN report. The second dinner was added after the first sold out, according to CNN.

Obama is no ; he's a motorcade veteran of Barrington Avenue and San Vicente Boulevard. 

We emailed the Tavern to find out what's for dinner. Until we get an answer, you can make your own choices from the restaurant's website menu:

starters

cannelini bean soup with torn pasta, sage and chestnuts 13
autumn fruit with arugula, fourme d'ambert and local walnuts 15
heirloom tomatoes with burrata cheese and basil pesto 17
green goddess with little gems, crab and avocado 18
tavern caesar with romaine, escarole and butter crumbed egg 16
warm mushroom salad with radicchio, hazelnuts and pecorino 17

main courses

fall vegetables, carrot purée, cous cous and mint chutney 24
clams and chorizo, garbanzos, swiss chard and aioli toast 25
market fish, shellbeans, haricots verts and gremolata butter 27
braised chicken basquaise, polenta, spigarello and green olives 25
grilled arctic char, beluga lentils, beets and horseradish 26
braised lamb ravioli, tomatoes, rapini and ricotta salata 27
grilled quail, farro, roasted squash, cavolo nero and pomegranate 28
slow-roasted pork, sweet potatoes, spinach, bacon and romesco 27
niman ranch rib-eye, baked potato LOADED and market veg 39

We'll be covering the preparations for the president's arrival, the fundraising dinner plus all the motorcades–and associated traffic hassles.

Did you know you can upload videos and photos of the president's visit directly to Brentwood Patch? Share with family, friends and neighbors!

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Joyce April 20, 2011 at 02:54 PM
Man o man, another traffic nightmare
Celia Soudry April 20, 2011 at 04:42 PM
Serious traffic nightmare! Let's hope whatever he's doing is worth us sitting in gridlock for hours on end.

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