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The Associated Press decided to ask a number of chefs that very question. The wire service got responses from a number of famous toques, including Eric Ripert and Charlie Palmer, as well as one famous gal who’s not really a toque at all. Guess who?

I have to say, my favorite is Rachael Ray‘s menu, mostly for its sheer audaciousness: “I’d have sliders,” she says. “What’s more American than a hamburger?”

Sliders for the inaugural dinner. That gal has balls. Well, you know what I mean.