One block from the White House, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (, a nearly three-year-old restaurant housed in a former bank, is a popular lunch spot. Members of the Obama staff have a penchant for the healthful entree salads, the general manager, Matt Hollis, said.
If, as some political observers suggest, the power-dining climate is influenced by who is running the country, the elections could mean more “it” restaurants are in store. But one thing is certain: Power dining in Washington will always be a thriving sport.