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Inauguration Eats: What Restaurants Are Doing to Celebrate Obama

As the inauguration approaches, and threatens to turn our town into one giant parking lot, we'll start scouring the town (well, the Web, too) to unearth the most interesting eats out there to celebrate Barack Obama's first day in office.

This handy little compendium of ideas comes courtesy of ZagatBuzz, D.C. edition. Among other
tidbits, ZagatBuzz notes:

At Fyve in the Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City, DC will get a taste of Hawaii (poke, macadamia-crusted mahi-mahi) in à la carte offerings or as a $48 prix fixe from January 13th–20th; PS 7's is focusing on Illinois regional cuisine (who knew there was one?) in a four-course $65 prix fixe; and, finally, Asia Nine is rolling sushi with politics in mind, i.e., a lean, green Obama roll (filled with vegetables) and a Lame Duck roll (roasted duck, cucumber and soy nuggets).

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  • Alan Popovsky

    Hudson will be offering a special inauguration menu at $44 per person featuring the Obama family's favorite dishes. We will also be featuring the cocktail Obamama which has 3 different Rums. Come out and enjoy Hudson at 21st and M. Street. We will be serving food until 2am January 17 through January 21.

  • Peaches Kitchen

    Check out Peaches Kitchen J-American Diner and Catering Service during inauguration week! We're introducing our special Obama Jerk Chicken in honor of America's 44th president. Come experience a fantastic blend of Jamaican and American flavors. Hours are extended to 11pm every day of Inauguration Week! Check us out a

  • Martyna

    You should check out the Eat Well Guide, which is an online directory of local, sustainable food vendors, for which I intern. We have created these cool Inaugural Travel Guides for those of you who are heading out to Washington DC to celebrate the beginning of Change. Why not start now, and support local, fresh and sustainable food by using the ready-to-go guides and visiting the restaurants that interest you.