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Anthony Bourdain and President Obama Had Dinner Together in Vietnam

President Barack Obama was already the coolest president in history, but after today, it’s become highly unlikely that anyone will ever take the title from him. Tonight (Vietnam time), he had dinner with Anthony Bourdain at Bún chả Hương Liên, a restaurant named for a traditional Vietnamese dish consisting of grilled pork in broth or sauce with rice noodles and herbs:

 

Bourdain’s film crew was there, and POTUS will appear in an episode of Parts Unknown that’s set to air in September.

According to Helen Cho, the president is also good with chopsticks.

 

What we wouldn’t give to be a fly on that wall. The entire meal cost $6.00, and Bourdain picked up the check:

 

[H/T Eater]

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