Posts Tagged ‘DC-3’

Five Spicy Dishes for a Sweltering Week in D.C.

Hot food on a hot day? Eating spicy foods induces sweating, which ultimately reduces body temperature. Sure, it’s an ancient form of air conditioning, but it works in a pinch. As the warm weather crescendos, here’s how to cool down with some of D.C.’s hotter foods. 3 Alarm Cruncher DC-3, 423 8th St. SE, $4.99 […]

DC-3 Revives Super Spicy Hot Dog for June

Fire eaters, take note: DC-3’s blisteringly spicy hot dog, the 3 Alarm Cruncher, is back, but only through the end of June. The 3 Alarm Cruncher—composed of a half smoke topped with four kinds of hot peppers—is known mostly for its appearance on the Food Network’s Heat Seekers in 2012. But when DC-3’s owners dropped […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Three-Alarm Crunch Edition

The Food Network show Heat Seekers tackles DC-3's Q's Seoul Bulgogi & Kimchi Dog (pictured) and Three-Alarm Cruncher. [HuffPo] A peak inside Irish Whiskey [Washingtonian] St. Arnold's Mussel Bar opens tonight in Cleveland Park [Uptown Girl] From General Tso's to Buffalo-style: some new sweetbreads at Cafe Saint-Ex. [Twitter] The gang behind Petworth's forthcoming Chez Billy […]

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 […]

Ooh, That Smell? Restaurant Odors That Tend to Linger

One recent morning before heading out the door, I grabbed my coat and… whoa—was that DC-3 I smelled? Although the lingering aroma of hot grease was very subtle, it brought on a flashback from my youth. During my senior year at an Eastern Shore high school, I needed work badly. At the same time, a […]

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 […]

A Black Friday Shopping Guide for People Who’d Rather Eat

Allow me to offer a disclaimer before I start: You can trust my picks for the District's best shopping districts as much as you can trust Bernie Madoff's financial advice. Through years of selective focus, I can walk through any neighborhood and ignore all manner of shoe shops, clothing stores, and perfumeries, my mind singularly […]