WASHINGTON — President Biden on Monday had his first known sit-down visit to a DC restaurant since becoming president — joined by Vice President Kamala Harris and their spouses after a Memorial Day event at Arlington National Cemetery.
The unscheduled stop caught diners off guard at the popular French restaurant Le Diplomate, where first lady Jill Biden reportedly met with friends for boozy mid-week lunches while her husband was vice president.
In honor of Jill Biden, the restaurant this year had lobster risotto, her favorite dish, as a menu special to honor her return to DC.
During his four years in office, former President Donald Trump visited just one DC restaurant visit — BLT Prime, inside his own Trump International Hotel near the White House.
President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris were joined by their respective spouses for lunch.Twitter
Biden received an enthusiastic welcome. He arrived after visiting military graves and warning in a speech that democracy