DENVER — Much of GOP nominee Mitt Romney’s Tuesday was dominated by debate prep, but he took a break for lunch this afternoon and stopped by Chipotle.
"I usually get the burrito. I think I'll go for the bowl today. That's a good idea," Romney said as he entered the restaurant. Asked whether he was ready for Wednesday’s debate, a critical moment for his presidential bid, Romney replied, "I'm getting there.”
Romney was accompanied by Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, who has been playing the role of President Obama in debate practice.
After ordering a burrito bowl with pork, rice, black beans, guacamole and salsa, Romney greeted and took pictures with staff and fellow diners.
As he headed to his waiting SUV, a tall man who was holding a young girl asked for a picture. As Romney approached, the little girl leaned toward him, and the nominee said, “Hi there, sweetie.”