Boundary Road Gets The Obama Bump
Not every D.C. restaurant is so lucky to experience a presidential visit—much less to have the esteemed commander-in-chief drop in for a bite during that restaurant's very first month in business. Newish H Street eatery Boundary Road managed that very feat last night, when President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama dined with campaign donors. No immediate word what the nation's 44th president thought of the restaurant's fancy $15 foie gras-topped peanut butter and jelly sandwich (not to be confused with the $16 version at America Eats Tavern), or whether anyone in his party even ordered the thing. The Associated Press reports that Obama "handled a straw in his glass of ice tea while he chatted with the supporters at the start of the meal" but notes that reporters were "ushered out of the restaurant before dinner was served." See photos here. Neighborhood blog H Street Great Street notes that the restaurant is already receiving a ton of reservation requests following the Obamas' visit.