A Few Times a Year We Get the Call, 'The White House Needs Cookies'
BY Allison Fass
Chef Allyson Ames, co-founder of Wonderland Bakery, describes how her cookies became President Obama's favorite--and were ordered for both the 2009 and 2013 presidential inaugural balls. (Hint: It has something to do with Whoopi Goldberg.)
ALLISON FASS is deputy editor of Inc.com. A longtime business journalist at Forbes and The New York Times, she has also held roles in venture capital and innovation at Hearst Interactive Media and digital strategy at a start-up consultancy. @alliefass