Bill Clinton’s favorite DC buffet closes because of Obamacare

Bill Clinton’s favorite DC buffet closes because of Obamacare

[Ed. – Hitting Bubba where he lives.]

Obamacare claims yet another casualty, this time hitting a restaurant that former President Bill Clinton holds near and dear to his heart.

Filomena Ristorante, an Italian restaurant based in Georgetown, posted a notice on its website notifying patrons it would no longer be offering its lunch buffet due to unforeseen costs from the Affordable Care Act. The eatery was a favorite of President Clinton’s, who visited Filomena on occasion.

“We regret we had to make this decision but unfortunately we face new expenses as a result of the Healthcare reform and the Friday Buffet, though wonderful, was not profitable and required extra staff which we can no longer sustain,” the notice states.

The restaurant officially discontinued the buffet Jan. 1.

According to the book “Where to Date in D.C.,” Filomena was a “personal favorite of President Bill Clinton.” The 42nd president twice dined at the Georgetown establishment with former German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, who ate at Filomena every time he visited the nation’s capital.

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