Official POTUS portraits are all well and good, but you’ve never seen presidential tributes like these. We’ve searched far and wide for artistic creations that honor the commander-in-chief in truly unique ways. Click through the slideshow below for a cheddar cheese Abe Lincoln, a gingerbread Whitehouse, and more.

D.C. Mama Ayesha Restaurant Mural

Known as DC's “largest postcard,” this mural can be found on the side of locally famous restaurant Mama Ayesha’s. Mama Ayesha herself is featured in the middle of nine U.S. presidents, along with other iconic images like a bald eagle, Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, and more.

photo: cisc1970 via Flickr

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— Abigail Matsumoto