Posts Tagged ‘Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken’

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Now Open

Hot off the heels of GBD's opening Friday, D.C. now has its second fried chicken and doughnut spot: Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken. The first 200 people in line at the Metro Center shop today (after the 8 a.m. opening) will get a free doughnut with any purchase. The first 50 lunch customers (beginning at […]

Eating Viral: How Doughnuts, Ramen, Tacos, and Other Food Trends Sweep D.C. Restaurants

Three years ago, two groups of people in the same place had the same idea at the same time: Hey, why don’t we open a gourmet doughnut shop? The owners of Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken and Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s GBD (Golden Brown Delicious) knew nothing of each other’s plans, or that people would be […]

Fried Chicken and Doughnut Pop-up Coming to Birch & Barley

Not to be outdone by the Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken pop-ups at Chinatown Coffee Co., competing fried chicken and doughnut spot GBD is popping up twice this month. The Neighborhood Restaurant Group eatery, opening in Dupont Circle next month, will set up shop in Logan Circle's Birch & Barley on Feb. 15 and 22, beginning at […]

Astro Doughnuts Popping Up at Chinatown Coffee Co.

Here's one more way to try doughnuts from Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken before it opens in January: It's popping up at Chinatown Coffee Co. on Dec. 20 and 21. Pastry chef Jason Gehring and founder Elliot Spaisman will be on hand to doll out the doughnuts beginning at 8 a.m. until they run out. […]

Holier Than Thou: How Two New Fried Chicken and Doughnut Spots Compare

Graphic by Carey Jordan

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Coming to Metro Center

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken announced today that it will open in January at 1308 G St. NW. Pastry chef Jason Gehring, formerly of Fiola, will prepare five standard flavors each day, including vanilla-glazed, "Brooklyn Blackout" (devil's food cake with chocolate glaze and cookie crumbs), maple bacon, peanut butter & jelly, and creme brûlée. There […]