Posts Tagged ‘Domku’

Domku Brings Back Its Pickled Herring Martini

Love pickled herring? Now, you can drink it. Scandinavian Petworth eatery Domku relaunched its pickled herring martini last Tuesday. This curious cocktail came about five years ago when owner Kera Carpenter decided to marry the Scandinavian custom of eating pickled herring with shots of aquavit before a meal. But the drink disappeared from the menu after […]

Are You Gonna Eat That? Fried Pickled Herring From Domku

The Dish: Fried pickled herring Where to Get It: Domku, 821 Upshur St. NW; (202) 722-7475; domkucafe.com Price: $9 What It Is: Pickled herring, pan-fried in egg and Panko crumbs and topped with fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and red onions. What It Tastes Like: If you like Spanish anchovies, you’ll enjoy the salty, tangy, slightly sweet, […]

State of the Artisan: Will New “Food Incubators” Help Create a Culinary Business Boom?

Lobbyist and former congressional staffer Alexandrine De Bianchi first started making her salted caramel, pistachio, and passionfruit French macarons as a hobby two years ago. But when her employer told her it would be downsizing and laying her off within a year, De Bianchi began thinking seriously about transforming her extracurricular baking into a full-fledged […]

Charcuterification: Gourmet Meat Meets Shifting Demographics at Petworth’s Three Little Pigs

It’s 10 minutes until the posted 7 p.m. closing time, but business shows no sign of stopping on Friday night at Three Little Pigs, D.C.’s newest gourmet meat market. Six patrons are standing in line to order at the deli case. Another six are waiting on their orders, many with arms folded. In a small […]

What To Eat This Weekend: Boozy Brunch For Charity at Jack Rose

On Saturday, Jack Rose hosts a brunch-time precursor to this year's splashy Taste of the Nation charity event. Cooks from some of D.C.'s top eateries, including Belga Café, Café Saint-Ex, Bar Pilar, Domku, and Shake Shack, are preparing the food, while noted mixologists Gina Chersevani, Rachel Sergi, Chantal Tseng and David Fritzler handle cocktails. And […]

Slavs to Fashion: Domku and Slaviya Do Eastern Europe, One Country at a Time

As remedies for cold weather go, it’s hard to top a shot of slijvovice and a heap of salty fish. Or at least, that was the conclusion I came to last weekend, sitting at a table near the bar at Domku Bar and Café sipping on the plum brandy and smearing a pâté of smoked […]

The Foreign Ingestor: Domku

The Spot: Domku Bar & Cafe, 821 Upshur Street NW, (202) 722-7475 The Cuisine: Scandinavian, Polish, Slovak The Go-To Dishes: Gypsy kielbasa sandwich, Swedish meatballs with mashed potatoes and lingonberry preserves, split pea soup with ham and applewood-smoked bacon The Scoop: Domku is the type of place that you can't just stumble across without having […]

Last Days for Mulled Beer at Domku

Mulled wine? Sure. No problem. But mulled beer? If we weren't so beer-obsessed, we may not have been willing to try it. But we couldn't help ourselves when we saw the seasonal drink on the beverage list at Domku last week. Piwo Pogrzewanie, Polish for "warm beer," is a spiced drink comparable to Glögg, the […]

Some Æbleskiver Advice for Domku: Give Those Puppies a Turn

As soon as the Æbleskiver hit our table at Domku, Carrie had a flash of déjà vu.  For my wife, these Danish balls of pancake dough brought back pleasant memories of her State Department childhood in the Netherlands, where the bite-sized breakfast snacks are known as poffertjes. Your own Y&H, however, had a flash of […]

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