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Barack Obama and Joe Biden Met Up for Lunch at Dog Tag Bakery

Plus, a new Ethiopian restaurant is headed to Petworth

President Obama Gives Tribute To VP Biden In The State Dining Room Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images


Buddies Barack Obama and Joe Biden grabbed lunch yesterday at Georgetown’s Dog Tag Bakery, a nonprofit that helps veterans and military spouses and caregivers get a leg up in business. Just about everyone in the vicinity freaked out, reports the Washington Post, and a small crowd gathered outside. The former Vice President and president chatted with patrons and ordered ham and gruyere and turkey and brie sandwiches along with a fennel salad, mint-basil olive oil cake, a chocolate chip cookie, and a brownie, according to the Washingtonian.

The shutter

There’s news on the new Bob and Edith’s diner headed to Arlington in the space occupied for decades by Linda’s Cafe. Now that Linda’s Cafe is officially closed, ARLnow reports that ARLnow the new Bob and Edith’s could open in the next six to nine months.

Coming attractions

A new Ethiopian restaurant with an outdoor patio is headed to Petworth, PoPville reports. Look for it at 3630 Georgia Ave. NW near DC Reynolds.

Food business

The Washington Business Journal is following along as a couple with no food industry experience opens up a restaurant: in this installment, Agni Restaurant and Bar opens in Sterling, but the hard work is far from over.