Posts Tagged ‘ChiDogO’s’

So Long, ChiDogO’s, We Hardly Chewed Ye

ChiDogO's, one of a handful of specialty hot dog shops to open in the District of late, is shutting its doors on Nov. 11 after barely a year in business near the corner of 14th and U Streets NW. Prince of Petworth has the scoop. An employee confirmed the closure for Y&H last night. Its […]

D.C.’s Era of Fancy Hot Dogs Continues; Kliman Slams ChiDogO’s

A few weeks ago, Young & Hungry's Scott Reitz dug into D.C.'s current specialty hot dog renaissance. Although M’Dawg Haute Dogs tried to capitalize on this idea a few years ago, the Adams Morgan business fell flat. But that hasn't stopped newcomers, like ChiDogO's and DC-3. "The endeavor might seem gutsy considering how poorly M’Dawg […]

Dog Days: Is the District Witnessing the Early Stages of a Hot Dog Boom?

The last time someone tried to make hot dogs a culinary star in the District, it didn’t take. Amsterdam Falafelshop owners Scott and Arianne Bennett thought they had another hit when they opened M’Dawg Haute Dogs in 2007 on 18th Street NW across from their popular chick pea–and–frites place. Foodies were talking about it, and […]

Wings, Cheddar, Bacon, and Beef: An Unhealthy Photographic Tour

When I started as Washington City Paper's bar food blogger back in August, I knew this gig would involve a lot of eating. But I couldn't say for sure exactly what I would be eating. Right off the bat, Sigmagrrl commented on that post in an attempt to corner me: Good first blog topic: definition […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]

ChiDogO’s Blows Onto the U Street Corridor with Chicago Dogs and Italian Beef

Like so many other transplants who move to D.C. — we don't have to name names, right, Taylor Gourmet? — Chicago native Bob H. really missed some of the iconic bites from his hometown. Like a Vienna Beef dog in a poppy seed bun topped just the right way. Or a hand-dipped Italian beef sandwich […]

Food News You Can Use: Turkey Cakes and a Budding Four Loko Black Market

The long-awaited Chicago-style hot dog joint, ChiDogO's, officially opens today at 1934 14th St. NW. The husband-and-wife duo behind Cork Market and Cork Wine Bar, Diane Gross and Khalid Pitts, offer their takes on which wines to choose for Thanksgiving dinner. (Metrocurean) Sette Bello closed its doors over the weekend at 3101 Wilson Blvd. in […]

Changing Tables: Ba Bay and New IHOP Location Open

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Capital City Brewing Co. has lost its lease on Capitol Hill and will be moving operations to its Shirlington site, making it one of the top 10 largest brewpubs in the country. (All We Can Eat) More brewpub news: Rock Bottom and […]

Changing Tables: The Atlas Room Opens on H Street NE

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Cafe Eagle, an Italian/Eritrean restaurant will soon be occupying the old Vegetate space at 1414 9th St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) Just what we need: another burger joint. Celebrity chef Bobby Flay plans to throwdown a Bobby's Burger Palace on K Street […]

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