I know, I know — but I can’t resist the charm of the most powerful man in the world just stopping in for steamed dumplings, chicken with cashew nuts and hot and sour soup.
Obama, wearing rolled up sleeves and no jacket, stopped by the Great Eastern Restaurant at 649 Jackson St. to pick up his take-out order, according to the White House Press Pool report.
Unsuspecting patrons squealed in delight when Obama arrived and chanted “Obama! Obama! Obama!” Many left their food behind in the excitement, according to the pool report.
Obama spent a few minutes working the room, posing for pictures and shaking hands before paying cash for his dim-sum sampler. [SFGate]