Presidential Palates: What Would Obama Eat?

We already know his take on taxes, bailout plans and democracy in the Middle East. But at Citysearch, what we really want to know about our President is what he eats for dinner. Our sources reveal that President Obama craves chili, deep-dish pizza from his hometown Chicago, and spicy Mexican food. Here's where you can find a taste of his faves in San Diego.

Updated: April 04, 2008

San Diego's Best Chili

Michelle Obama revealed in several interviews that her husband loves chili and even makes a mean homemade recipe himself. Here's where to find great chili in San Diego:

Woodies Chili Dogs

4250 Clairemont Mesa Blvd Ste D, San Diego, CA 92117

Legendary hot dog stand in Kearny Mesa serves secret-recipe chile dogs to loyal customers who line up around the block at lunch.

Blueberry Hill

7007 Friars Rd Ste 935, San Diego, CA 92108

Whether ordered as its own hearty, heaping bowl or piled high on a gourmet burger, the chili at Blueberry Hill is slow-cooked to perfection.

Chicago-style deep dish pizza

It's the hero of foods for Barack Obama's hometown Chicago, and we've found a few spots to get the same deep-dish style delicacy here in San Diego:

Lefty's Chicago Pizzeria

3448 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

From deep-dish pizza pies to hot dogs, San Diegans craving Chi-town street eats don't have to travel beyond North Park.

Asaggio Pizza Pasta Plus

879 W Harbor Dr Ste C, San Diego, CA 92101

Find deep-dish style pizzas, plus salads and more over off Midway.

Authentic Mexican Restaurants

It's no secret that Barack Obama and his family frequent Rick Bayless' swanky Topolobampo restaurant in Chicago. Here's where you can find the same style of upscale Mexican in San Diego:

Candela's Restaurant

416 Third Ave, San Diego, CA 92101

Strictly candle-lit after dark, this moody lounge is heavy on the romance factor and follows through with sophisticated Mexican cuisine.

Tony's Jacal

621 Valley Ave, Solana Beach, CA 92075

Traditional Mexican specialities served spicy and authentic in the same hacienda-style abode since the 1940s.