SPOTTED: Michelle ObamaMichelle LeVaughn Robinson ObamaJill Biden, Kate Middleton to meet this week Jill Biden to focus on military families on foreign trip Book claims Trump believed Democrats would replace Biden with Hillary Clinton or Michelle Obama in 2020 election MORE dining out at a restaurant in Washington — perhaps a sign that life is slowly returning to quasi-normal amid the coronavirus pandemic.

The former first lady was eyed Thursday night at Rasika West End, a fine dining Indian spot.

ITK hears Obama, who announced in March that she had received her COVID-19 vaccine, spent more than two hours eating inside at the restaurant with a female companion. She apparently sported a mask, was socially distant and followed all Centers for Disease Control and Prevention guidelines while she was there.


Rasika West End appears to be a favorite dining destination for the Obamas. The former first family marked ex-President Obama's 56th birthday back in 2017 at the eatery. The couple also celebrated the former commander in chief's birthday there in 2013.

Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel BowserMuriel BowserDC to offer gift cards to those getting first COVID-19 shot White House to host large outdoor gathering for July 4 DC board votes to lift last COVID-19 restrictions on bars, restaurants MORE (D) lifted the coronavirus moratorium on indoor dining back in January. Restaurants in the District, which is currently in phase two of its reopening order, are allowed to serve at 25 percent capacity indoors.

Starting Saturday, D.C. restaurants will be allowed to seat up to 10 people at outdoor tables, up from a previous limit of six.