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 is 8:00 am to 4:00 pm. Seating available at all locations. Overview: A pandemic fix to […]

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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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Roaming Roosters

Image:  Sandwich and Fries Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status:  With the opening in Tenleytown in February, the bust-out success of this mini-chain expanded to three locations – with more coming.  They have recently added breakfast options.  Last we checked in it was take-out/delivery only – Order online – but they may start opening dining rooms soon […]

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Immigrant Food

Image: Madam VP’s Heritage Bowl Last Updated: June 2021 Current Status: Immigrant Food is serving up its bowls of goodness for dine-in, take-out and delivery.  It is generally walk-in, but you can make brunch reservations.  Note that in addition to the shop on Pennsylvania Ave., they also have a location at Union Market. As the […]

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