Tigerella

Image: Reubenesque beauty. Last Updated: August 2022 Current Status:  Open for breakfast and lunch from the counter-service space from 8:00 to 3:00.  Sit-down lunch is served in the restaurant space starting at 11:00 and going to 3:00.  Dinner service planned to start in the future.  Seating in the hall for the counter.  Take-out, but no […]

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Bub and Pop’s

Image: It may not look pretty, but it sure looks good! Last Updated: August 2022 Current Status: Currently doing a take-out window with service from the sidewalk, though you can sit on Ozio’s patio.  Note: they are closed Mondays. Overview: This tiny shop makes Philadelphia-style hoagies, cheesesteaks, and other lunch items with an extraordinary level […]

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Simply Banh Mi

Image: Simply Good Banh Mi Last Updated: March 2022 Current Status: Take-out and Delivery only. Must order online. Overview:  The menu here includes the namesake sandwiches, pho, and bowls of rice, salad, or noodles. They have vegan, gluten free, and halal options. You must order ahead of time. They have no way to process payments […]

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Little Food Studio

Image: Nichelle (marinated eggplant, mozzarella, pesto, tomato cream, arugula). Last Updated: November 2021 Current Status: Open for take-out Tuesday – Friday: 7:30 – 2:30; Saturday – Sunday: 8:30 – 3:30.  They have a few seats outside. Overview: The artist in residence in this studio is Chef Danielle Harris (aka Chef DMH).  The little store front […]

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Porchetta District

Image: Porco+ Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  They have some sit-down space for dining in.  Take-out and delivery also available.  Open 10:00 to 5:00 Monday through Saturday. Overview: Not so much a pop-up as a sub-menu in the Georgetown Gourmet deli, Porchetta District serves sandwiches using the famous Italian rolled-pork. They have a few […]

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Baker’s Daughter

Image: Breakfast Sandwich Last Updated: October 2021 Current Status:  Ivy City is open 7 Days a Week from 8:00 am – 8:00 pm.  The downtown location in the Eaton Hotel is 7:00 am to 8:00 pm. The Chinatown location closed in early October 2022, but they claim they are looking for a new location. Seating […]

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Mangialardo’s

Image: G Man in hand. Last Updated: September 2021 Current Status:  Open Mon-Fri 9:00am-2pm. Overview:  There is near unanimity about Mangialardo’s.  It is a D.C. institution.  The sandwich to get is the “G Man” that is a classic Italian sub. The other subs to get are whatever you want because they will all probably make […]

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Yellow

Image: Falafel Pita Current Status: They are open for counter-service dining with outdoor tables and take-out. 8:00 am to 2:00 pm, Tuesday to Sunday. Overview: Yellow is the Albi-adjacent (just wanted to use the throw-back meaning!) cafe serving pastries and pitas.  Albi’s pastry team cooks up the baked goods in the French style, but adds […]

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