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Duke of York, Barbra Streisand among guests at Global Gourmet Games
Duke of York, Barbra Streisand among guests at Global Gourmet Games

The event: The Global Gourmet Games, a gala fundraiser for FasterCures, staged as a high-spirited competition that pits guests against one another to answer questions about food, wine and related trivia, such as which country consumes the most chicken per capita. (Of the five choices given for the latter question, Poland won out over Vietnam, India, Sweden and Morocco.)  The scene: In top hat and tails, financier Michael Milken presided over the affair on Saturday at the Beverly Wilshire Hotel, where the various teams, divided into tables named for countries, attempted to rank wines by price, guess terms associated with sushi and determine which desserts had the highest fat content....

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