The Obamas Stopped by Cosme Last Night for New York’s Best Tacos

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The famed duck carnitas that POTUS ordered.

The president is in New York this week for the U.N. General Assembly, which doubles as an official excuse for the Obamas to further exercise their incredibly good taste in New York restaurants (among the hot spots they’ve already scratched off are Daniel, Blue Hill, the NoMad, ABC Kitchen, Upland, Red Rooster, and Estela).

Last night, they stopped by Enrique Olvera’s Cosme, with a 13-car motorcade, to try a bunch of the celebrated chef’s dishes, including tuna tostadas with yuzu and avocado, burrata, lobster with ginger mojo, short ribs, and, naturally, the duck carnitas, which, when assembled at the table and tucked into fresh tortillas, are the best tacos in New York:

The Obamas Ate at Cosme Last Night