Date Night for the Obamas

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_a72e9bc3dd.jpgOfficial White House Photo by Pete Souza(WASHINGTON) -- President Obama and the first lady are celebrating the president’s birthday with an intimate dinner for two. The Obamas are dining at Rasika, a posh Indian restaurant in DC’s West End. Like most of their restaurant outings, Thursday night’s private dinner was kept off the record until the Obamas arrived at the restaurant.

Once word got out, a large crowd of people eager to catch a glimpse of the president and first lady gathered across the street from the restaurant

Mrs. Obama got dressed up for dinner. Leaving the White House earlier, she was spotted wearing a knee-length, backless black dress. The president was dressed in his usual suit.

The president, who turned 52 on Sunday, spent his birthday weekend celebrating with friends and family at Camp David.

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