Posts Tagged ‘Back Alley Waffles’

The Hungries: The Best—and the Worst—of D.C. Restaurants in 2012

In 2012, Washingtonians finally got a bunch of things that have been on our food and drink wish lists for years. After more than a century, we have a legal gin-producing distillery: New Columbia Distillers. Finally (finally!), there’s a place to eat some decent matzo ball soup and pastrami, thanks to DGS Delicatessen. A great […]

Back Alley Waffles Does Back Alley Business

Back Alley Waffles caused quite the stir earlier this week after owner Craig Nelsen blamed Groupon for his business going under, then declared he would sell his waffles for $450 by appointment only. Now DCist reveals that Back Alley Waffles wasn't even a legal business. Turns out the Shaw waffle shop never received the required […]

Sauce-O-Meter: How the Week’s Food Happenings Measure Up

Graphic by Brooke Hatfield

Get Your $450 Waffles at Back Alley Waffles

Three-month-old Shaw waffle shop, Back Alley Waffles, has gone out of business, and co-owner Craig Nelsen blames Groupon. The waffle shop posted the above notice on its website along with this: Grouponistas, sorry, but I'd rather have my hand slammed in a car door than honor your Groupon coupons. You'll have to seek refunds from your new insect […]