A Secret Service agent stands outside Oyamel restaurant in Washington, D.C., while President Obama and the first lady dine inside on Feb. 8, 2014(Photo: Brendan Smailowski, AFP/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON (AP) - Three days before they throw a state dinner for the
president of France, President Barack Obama and his wife are whetting
their appetite for - Mexican food.
The first couple is enjoying
what could be a pre-Valentine's Day dinner Saturday night at the
Washington restaurant Oyamel. The restaurant is owned by chef Jose
Andres, who is well known in foodie circles.
The president and first lady Michelle Obama will spend most of Valentine's Day apart.
schedule Friday is taking him to the Eastern Shore of Maryland to
address House Democrats. Afterward, he heads to California to meet with
King Abdullah II of Jordan.
Obama is scheduled to spend the rest of the weekend in California.
The state dinner for French President Francois Hollande is Tuesday night.
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