CLINTON, Md. (AP) — Hot dogs. Bison Wellington. Baby back ribs. President Barack Obama is roaming all over the culinary map this week.


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The president made a lunchtime detour to a barbeque and ribs joint Thursday on his way back to the White House after a speech about energy policy.


The president came away from Texas Ribs & BBQ with a takeout bag containing two slabs of baby back ribs and a brisket sandwich with fries.


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And don’t forget the hot sauce, he reminded the cashier. Democratic Sen. Ben Cardin of Maryland joined the president.


Judy Joseph, who waited on the president, said: “He made my day.”


Earlier in the week, Obama downed a hotdog at an NCAA basketball game in Ohio. And on Wednesday, he dined on bison at a fancy state dinner.


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