Former fed chair Ben Bernanke dines al fresco

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File)
Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke. (Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

Hey, isn’t that… Former Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke, lunching at Le Pain Quotidian at Eastern Market on Saturday?

Casual in a leather jacket, the money man was seen chowing on a salad at an outdoor table with a few friends. Bernanke, now an economist at the Brookings Institution, is a noted expert on bread, so we weren’t’ surprised to hear he’s hanging out at a bakery.

More Hey, isn’t that . . .  Had a sighting? Share it at reliablesource@washpost.com.

Emily Heil is the co-author of the Reliable Source and previously helped pen the In the Loop column with Al Kamen.
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