Is Diner en Blanc too fancy for its own good?

Is Diner en Blanc too fancy for its own good?
Is Diner en Blanc too fancy for its own good?

Is Diner en Blanc too fancy for its own good?

In Paris last week, ten thousand diners gathered for the city’s 27th annual Diner en Blanc, or Dinner in White. What was once a picnic among friends has transformed into a worldwide social event, but with surprising controversy. Chicago will hold a similar event later this summer. WBEZ food contributor Louisa Chu and WBEZ food and health reporter Monica Eng to discuss this and other seasonal food news. (Photo: AP/Thibault Camus)