Table where Barack Obama and Anthony Bourdain ate in Vietnam is preserved in glass case

If you’re a big fan of former US President Barack Obama or celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain or of both, then heading to Hanoi, Vietnam might be a good idea.

The internet went abuzz when the two dined in a local restaurant in Hanoi in 2016.

Now, fans who wish to dine on the same table can no longer do because the table including the chairs has been sealed and preserved in a glass case.

One of the crew members who filmed them took a photo of the glass case. It showed that even the dishes and bottles of beer that the two have used are preserved in the glass case.

Anthony shared a photo of the glass case on his Instagram account with the caption, “Not sure how I feel about this.”

Not sure how I feel about this ? via @helencho

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In 2016, Anthony treated the president to a $6 bun cha meal. The meal has grilled pork, rice noodles, herbs, dressing, and dipping sauce.

According to Anthony, Barack’s chopstick game was on point. He also had a second serving then.

The President’s chopstick skills are on point . #buncha #hanoi

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The former president was on an official visit during that time. On the other hand, Anthony was shooting for his food show Parts Unknown.

After the two dined in the restaurant, Bun Cha Huong Lien, a meal called “Combo Obama” was released. It consists of noodles, deep-fried spring rolls, and a Hanoi beer.

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