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Date Nights DC Itinerary: Michelle, Ma Belle


Fuel up at Art and Soul, DC’s home of Chicago-based chef (and formerly Oprah’s personal cook) Art Smith. The first lady has eaten here with friends and rumor has it they ordered off the menu.


Peep both of the first lady’s inaugural gowns in all of their iconic loveliness. Designed by Jason Wu, they're both now in the permanent collection of the National Museum of American History.


Continue your day FLOTUS-style with a workout at SoulCycle in the West End. The first lady has been spotted at the popular cycling class with Secret Service in tow.


Have a glamorous evening at The Kennedy Center. Michelle Obama is no stranger to the performing arts venue. She's attended the Kennedy Center Honors every year since arriving in Washington. In February, there are multiple performances every night, including the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre (Feb. 2-7) and the Washington National Opera's Lost in the Stars (Feb. 12-20).


Since most aren’t lucky enough to call the The White House home, snuggle into a suite at the Hay-Adams Hotel - the next best thing. The Obamas stayed here before moving into The White House. Stop by the hotel's bar, Off the Record, and say hello to longtime barman John Boswell. He’s one of the best in the biz.

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