Posts Tagged ‘BONMi’

More Food Trucks Go Brick-and-Mortar

Far East Taco Grille food truck is opening a brick-and-mortar location and a second truck this summer. Owner Alex Cho tells Y&H that the small grab-and-go shop near H Street NE will have an open kitchen and counter for people to stand and eat, but no seating. The menu hasn't been finalized yet, but expect the […]

BONMi Opens Today In Downtown D.C. [UPDATED]

D.C.'s newest Vietnamese sandwich joint, BONMi, opens at 11 a.m. on Monday at 900 19th Street NW. The operators will be giving away some 2,500 tickets for free lunches to be redeemed after opening week. [UPDATE: A rep for the restaurant clarifies that the free lunch certificates are solely for tenants of the building at […]

Sous-Vide Bánh mì? Makes Good Business Sense, Anyway

One thing that sets downtown D.C.'s latest bánh mì eatery, the playfully titled BONMi, apart from say, ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, its Chipotle-backed contemporary: all the meats are prepared sous-vide. That is, sealed in airtight plastic bags and dunked into a warm water bath for hours and hours and hours. "It's probably the healthiest way […]

Bánh Mì: So Hot Right Now

Hot on the heels of Chipotle's new bánh mì eatery ShopHouse opening in Dupont Circle last week comes word of yet another downtown restaurant dedicated to the Vietnamese sandwich. The cutesy titled BONMi is opening in October at 900 19th St. NW, offering your choice of sous-vide pork, chicken, brisket, tofu or butternut squash atop […]