We're big fans of celebrity chef and star of self-titled show Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown Anthony Bourdain, and we're even more excited about the guest who's to be featured in upcoming episodes. President Barack Obama casually joined Bourdain for a meal in Hanoi, Vietnam, before making his way to Ho Chi Minh City. The two chatted over a common Hanoi dish called bun cha at restaurant Bún cha Huong Lien, where Obama showed off his chopstick skills that are "on point," according to Bourdain's Instagram caption. "The President is very comfortable with chopsticks. He handled the sticky, hard to separate noodles that accompany the pork and the broth components of Bun Cha skillfully. He even went in for seconds," Bourdain wrote on li.st.
Bourdain and Obama didn't meet up anywhere close to fancy — they casually dined on "low plastic stools" and enjoyed "cheap but delicious noodles" and "cold Hanoi beer." And we have a feeling that the POTUS didn't mind one bit.
Low plastic stool, cheap but delicious noodles, cold Hanoi beer. pic.twitter.com/KgC3VIEPQr— Anthony Bourdain (@Bourdain) May 23, 2016
Bourdain even graciously picked up the $6 tab, according to his tweet.
Total cost of bun Cha dinner with the President: $6.00 . I picked up the check . #Hanoi— Anthony Bourdain (@Bourdain) May 23, 2016
Their outing will soon air on the CNN show, and we can't wait to see how the whole thing went down.