More than any other first family in recent memory, Barack and Michelle Obama have embraced the local restaurant scene. We’ve compiled a list of destinations where at least one of them has dined (though what they actually ate is often a state secret), followed by Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema’s recommendations on places they should try. Click the bold text of each caption to see each restaurant’s full review.
Joe’s Stone Crab First lady Michelle Obama and White House aides Anita Decker Breckenridge and Melissa Winter dined in a private room of this power spot, a D.C. import from Miami, on Feb. 22. Scott Suchman/For The Washington Post Buy Photo