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Let’s Taco ‘Bout It: Obama Chows Down at Chipotle

The bear is on the loose, and he’s apparently hungry for fast-casual Mexican.

President Barack Obama – who’s recently been venturing outside the usual White House bubble for coffee and burger stops around the city – popped into a Washington D.C. Chipotle Monday on his way to a forum on working families.

Image: Barack Obama,  Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez, Shirley Young.
President Barack Obama walks with, from left, Shelby Ramirez, Lisa Rumain and Shirley Young to have lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014, before they attend the White House Summit on Working Families. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

He enjoyed the burrito joint’s cuisine with several working parents participating in the event, per the White House pool.

Image: Barack Obama, Rodger Trombley, Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez, Shirley Young.
President Barack Obama sits down to have lunch at a Chipotle Mexican Grill in Washington, Monday, June 23, 2014, before they attending the White House Summit on Working Families. Sitting with Obama are from left are, Rodger Trombley, Lisa Rumain, Shelby Ramirez and Shirley Young. Obama is encouraging more employers to adopt family-friendly policies, part of a broader effort to convince employers that providing more flexibility is good for business as well as workers. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) Pablo Martinez Monsivais / AP

On his recent jaunts to local restaurants, Obama has joked that “the bear is on the loose” as press and staff scrambled to keep up with him.

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