Obama came to Brooklyn Saturday, and it was not simply to try the small-batch roasted coffee. He visited to speak with students at P-TECH. He reportedly told students, “When I was living here, Brooklyn was cool, but not this cool.”

The President visited Junior’s for two of their famous cheesecakes afterwards with Bill de Blasio.

Photo: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak

Photo: AP Photo/Charles Dharapak


Local Brooklynites and news outlets took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the subject. Apparently, they wished Obama experienced the real gems of Brooklyn’s artisanal food revolution, instead of some “popular, overrated tourist food spot.”

Check out their tweets below, and click through the gallery above to see where Obama would have gone if he really wanted to experience Brooklyn’s artisanal food revolution.

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