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On Monday, it was a Starbucks run.

On Tuesday, President Obama again broke away from the confines of the White House, lunching with Education Secretary Arne Duncan in nearby Alexandria, Virginia.

Obama shook hands with fellow patrons at FireFlies Restaurant, but cautioned them: No selfies because "I'll be here too long" otherwise.

"I've got to get back to work pretty quick," Obama said.

Obama visited FireFlies because one of the owners "wrote to the President and asked that he visit her restaurant to try the best burger around," said a White House statement.

The burger run is the latest in a pattern of Obama's efforts to break out what he calls the "White House bubble."

In addition to Monday's jaunt to Starbucks, Obama in recent weeks has taken a walk over to the Interior Department and dropped by little league baseball games in suburban Maryland.

"These were events that the president genuinely enjoyed," said White House spokesman Josh Earnest. "He was pleased to have a chance to get outside of the bubble a little bit and to shake some hands and to visit with some folks."

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