Arlington’s Liberty Tavern is the latest D.C.-area eatery to get the Obama bump. Last Thursday, the president showed up to wine and dine some winning donors to his re-election campaign, noshing on tiny Chicago-style hot dogs and Portuguese-style swordfish.  A rep for the restaurant tells Y&H that the contest is part of a series, titled “Dinner with Barack,” that’s expected to be held quarterly leading up to the 2012 election. This suggests that as many as three or four more local restaurants may experience the glitz, glamor and good publicity of a presidential visit in the coming months.

Any guesses which ones? The guy has already been to Ben’s Chili Bowl, Five Guys, Ray’s Hell Burger, Ted’s Bulletin, Restaurant Eve, Good Stuff Eatery, 1789 and Equinox, among other places.

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