Posts Tagged ‘Are You Gonna Eat That?’

Are You Gonna Eat That? Rose’s Luxury’s Uni Scrambled Eggs

The Dish: Uni Scrambled Eggs Where to Get It: Rose’s Luxury, 717 8th St. SE; (202) 580-8889; rosesluxury.com Price: $18 What It Is: French-style scrambled eggs whipped up in a double broiler with some melted uni (the Japanese word for sea urchin roe), chives, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. The œufs are ladled into a [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Range’s Bloody Mary With Real Blood

The Drink: Bloody mary with pig’s blood consommé Price: $12 Where to Get It: Range, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW, Suite 201; (202) 803-8020; voltrange.com What It Is: A reinterpretation of the classic hangover cure, with citrine-colored pig’s blood consommé and Tito’s vodka What It Tastes Like: The lightest, most refreshing bloody mary you’ve ever had. [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Cha Bong Pork Floss

The Dish: Cha bong pork floss Where to Get It: Song Que at Eden Center, 6769 Wilson Blvd., Falls Church; (703) 536-7900; songquedeli.com Price: $6 What It Is: Shreds of pork dry-roasted with salt and sugar and used as a topping for many foods, including noodles, soups, and rice dishes. What It Tastes Like: This [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Eat The Rich’s Whelks

The Dish: Rapa whelks with J.O. mayo Where to Get It: Eat the Rich, 1839 7th St. NW; (202) 316-9396; etrbar.com Price: $15 What It Is: Rapa whelks are sea snails—the less-appreciated escargots of the ocean. Scientists discovered the invasive species, native to Asia, in the Chesapeake Bay in 1998. Now they’re caught in traps [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Ted’s Bulletin’s Peanut Butter Bacon Burger

The Dish: Drew’s Peanut Butter Bacon Burger Where to Get It: Ted’s Bulletin, 1818 14th St. NW and 505 8th St. SE Price: $12.79 What It Is: An eight-ounce beef patty topped with bacon and peanut butter on a sesame seed brioche bun, served with tomato, lettuce, onion, and pickles plus fries and house-made tomato [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Cactus Fries at Casa Oaxaca

The Dish: Nopalitos fritos Where to Get It: Casa Oaxaca, 2106 18th St. NW; (202) 387-2272; oaxacaindc.com Price: $9 What It Is: Cactus paddles seasoned with Mexican oregano, then battered and fried in crunchy blue cornmeal and served with a spicy avocado-tomatillo salsa. What It Tastes Like: Think cornmeal-crusted fried okra, and you get the [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Balut

The Dish: Balut Where to Get It: Filipino Home Baking & Grocery, 11222 Triangle Lane, Wheaton; (301) 942-2800 Price: $1.29 each What It Is: A duck egg with a visible 16- to 21-day-old embryo inside—wings, beak, and all. A good balut has four parts: the white, the yolk, the amniotic fluid, and the embryo itself. [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Kangaroo Boxing Club’s Fuck’it Bucket

The Dish: The Fuck’it Bucket Where to Get It: Kangaroo Boxing Club, 3410 11th St. NW; (202) 505-4522; kangaroodc.com Price: $10 What It Is: “A bowl full of awesome,” according to the vague yet accurate menu description. “It’s a creative channel for whoever’s in the kitchen with all our menu items at their disposal,” says [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? The Pig’s Brain and Egg Sandwich

The Dish: Brain and egg sandwich Where to Get It: The Pig, 1320 14th St. NW; (202) 290-2821; thepigdc.com Price: $13 What It Is: Veal brains poached in milk, then breaded and deep fried and topped with scrambled eggs, cheddar, local pork head cheese, Serrano chilies, scallions and herbs, tomatoes from The Pig’s own Eatwell [...]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Wagshal’s Kangaroo Steaks

Unless you’re Teddy Roosevelt, you may not have exotic meats readily stocked in the icebox. But if you’re ever so inclined, a trip to Wagshal’s would satisfy the urge for something with more flair than day-old meatloaf. “A lot of people want to try something they’ve never had before,” says Wagshal’s Pamela “Pam the Butcher” [...]

...