Posts Tagged ‘chivito’

Del Campo’s Chivito Makes a Guest Appearance at G Sandwich Shop

The next of the monthly guest chefs at Mike Isabella's G sandwich shop: Del Campo's Victor Albisu. For January, he's bringing his take on the classic Uruguayan chivito sandwich to the menu. The hefty sandwich consists of seared ribeye, mortadella ham, olives, hearts of palm, and a fried egg. The price tag? $15. Which may […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Del Campo’s Chivito

The Sandwich: The Chivito Where: Del Campo, 777 I St. NW Bread: Brioche bun Stuffings: Seared ribeye, ham, mortadella, fried egg, olives, hearts of palm, lettuce, and onion Thickness: 4.5 inches

Anatomy of a Sandwich: Fast Gourmet’s $13 Chivito

For gas-station fare, it’s tough to beat the chivito at Fast Gourmet, the fancy sandwich shop at Lowest Best Price Gas on 14th Street NW. The cost of regular unleaded now exceeds $4 per gallon, but the South American-style grinder, which earned City Paper‘s pick for “Best Uruguayan Sandwich” in 2011, is still a flat […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: World Fusion Edition

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Last Night’s Leftovers: Rick Perry’s Pork Chops Edition

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Good Food in a Gas Station? ‘How Crazy!’ Fast Gourmet’s Manuel Olivera On His Popular Pit Stop

Here's a new video of Manuel Olivera, co-owner of the popular Fast Gourmet at Lowest Best Price Gas—home of the belly-busting chivito (City Paper's 2011 pick for D.C.'s "Best Uruguayan Sandwich")—explaining the "crazy" concept of serving good food in a gas station and how the neighborhood's "collage of cultures" sets the tone for a menu […]

Words to Eat By: A Gas Station Chivito

I always thought that the best sandwich to come out of a gas station was some novel touchscreen-enabled creation I made two years ago at the Constant Friendship WaWa off I-95 near Bel Air, Md. It looks like I'm probably wrong though, if posters are to be trusted. It turns out the Fast Gourmet […]