Posts Tagged ‘District of Pi’

The Reheat Index: District of Pi’s Deep-Dish Pizza

The Reheat Index takes one of the District’s favorite foods and sends it through the microwave. Some meals will rise again, delicious and transformed, others will fall apart when faced with electromagnetic radiation.   Where: District of Pi, 910 F St. NW The Dish: The Bucktown deep-dish pizza ($17.95/$22.95) shines because of its cornmeal crust; […]

Deep Diss: District of Pi’s Chicago Knockoff Just Isn’t Cheesy Enough

As a native Chicagoan (read: pizza snob) I'm always skeptical of anything labeled Chicago-style pizza outside of the Windy City. In my experience, out-of-town deep dish does it wrong in a variety of ways: (a) the sauce is too sweet, (b) the sauce is not on top, and (c) there's not nearly enough cheese. Maybe […]

Against the Grain: Gluten-Free Pizza Goes Mainstream in D.C.

In the interest of fairness, most critics prefer to order only plain margherita pies when evaluating a pizzeria. Sticking to the basic elements helps ensure a level playing field when judging the overall goodness of one pizza versus another. At least in most cases. On a recent night at Ella’s Wood Fired Pizza in Penn […]

Chicago Transplant Endorses Chicago-Style Pizza at Penn Quarter’s District of Pi

Finally! Real Chicago-style pizza in D.C. We're talking about the "true deep-dish sauce-on-top" style of pie—not the buttery, thick-crusted stuff you find at Armand's Chicago Pizzeria and Uno's Chicago Grill. That's according to Eli Lehrer, vice president of the Heartland Institute, a Chicago-based think tank. Writing in the Huffington Post, Lehrer visits the new District […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

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 […]

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: Michael Landrum Turns to Salads and Yogurt

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Fro Zen Yo apparently wants to control the entire D.C. frozen yogurt scene. It has two new locations planned: 3000 Connecticut Ave. NW and 1636 Eye St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) Businessman David Von Storch, who owns the Capital City Brewing Company, […]

Changing Tables: District Taco Ready to Open Brick-and-Mortar Location

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Tynan Coffee & Tea is just weeks away from opening its new location at 1275 First St. NE. A sign in the window has already proclaimed itself as the place with "the best happy hour in NoMa." (Prince of Petworth) Arlington will […]

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