Real “journalist” Chuck Todd is all over it.
The upshot: POTUS and Abe are eating at a sushi restaurant that costs $370/head for a meal lasting 20 mins
— Chuck Todd (@chucktodd) April 23, 2014
The serfs seem to notice the extravagance:
@chucktodd Please Obama, tell us more about income inequality as you dine on $370 sushi.
— Jagged Little Jalen (@GOPMommy) April 23, 2014
While the prices are exorbitant, well, you’re paying for it and at least it’s unassuming for the down-low Obama:
There are only a dozen other restaurants in Tokyo to have earned three Michelin stars, and the famous prix fixe menu — which covers roughly a dozen traditional sushi courses — starts just under $300.But while prices are high, the restaurant itself is unassuming. The small dining room is attached to a nearby subway station, and diners typically complete their meals in under half an hour.
Obama was invited to the dinner by Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and was also joined by U.S. Ambassador to Japan Caroline Kennedy and National Security Adviser Susan Rice.
Can’t wait for the next lecture on income inequality from a guy who crushes a $370 meal in 20 minutes. You know who’s upset at missing such extravagance?