Posts Tagged ‘doughnuts’

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Coming to Falls Church

The second location will open this summer.

District Doughnut Opens Fridays Evenings Throughout August

District Doughnut's long-awaited Barracks Row shop has finally arrived, but it will be open Friday evenings only until its grand debut on Sept. 8. (UPDATE: The opening has been pushed back to Sept. 12.) From 6 p.m. until the doughnuts sell out tonight, guests can try the key lime pie and cookies and cream creations. Every Friday […]

GBD Now Serving Fried Chicken and Doughnuts

At last. You can now fill your bellies with fried chicken and doughnuts at GBD (Golden Brown Delicious). The Neighborhood Restaurant Group spot is only open for breakfast and lunch for now (8 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekdays and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends), but will soon serve dinner and late-night. First off: […]

Eating Viral: How Doughnuts, Ramen, Tacos, and Other Food Trends Sweep D.C. Restaurants

Three years ago, two groups of people in the same place had the same idea at the same time: Hey, why don’t we open a gourmet doughnut shop? The owners of Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken and Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s GBD (Golden Brown Delicious) knew nothing of each other’s plans, or that people would be […]

Fried Chicken and Doughnut Pop-up Coming to Birch & Barley

Not to be outdone by the Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken pop-ups at Chinatown Coffee Co., competing fried chicken and doughnut spot GBD is popping up twice this month. The Neighborhood Restaurant Group eatery, opening in Dupont Circle next month, will set up shop in Logan Circle's Birch & Barley on Feb. 15 and 22, beginning at […]

Holier Than Thou: How Two New Fried Chicken and Doughnut Spots Compare

Graphic by Carey Jordan

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Coming to Metro Center

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken announced today that it will open in January at 1308 G St. NW. Pastry chef Jason Gehring, formerly of Fiola, will prepare five standard flavors each day, including vanilla-glazed, "Brooklyn Blackout" (devil's food cake with chocolate glaze and cookie crumbs), maple bacon, peanut butter & jelly, and creme brûlée. There […]

District Doughnut Shop on Its Way

The doughnut takeover is intensifying. Last year, Y&H reported on a slew of upscale restaurants offering gourmet takes on sugary fried dough, but standalone doughnut shops haven't caught on in the same way stand-alone cupcake shops have. District Doughnut, a six-month-old doughnut catering business, is looking to change that with its first D.C. storefront. Co-founders […]

Open Secrets: Bourbon Steak’s Pork Cupcake And Other Off-Menu D.C. Delights

City Eats has compiled a list of the most intriguing not-so-secret off-menu dishes at D.C.-area eateries. Bourbon Steak chef Adam Sobel's pulled pork cupcake (pictured above) makes the list. So does Mike Isabella's fluffy sugar-dusted zeppoles at Graffiato. (Both of these items are limited to around 20 per day.) One I hadn't heard of: the […]

Even Hollywood A-Listers Can’t Resist the Doughnuts at D.C.’s Fiola

Check it out: real famous people (not just famous for Washington) dining out at a fancy D.C. restaurant. People magazine reports that celebrity couple du jour Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux were spotted eating at chef Fabio Trabocchi's Penn Quarter eatery Fiola: Their dinner order? A salad, plus the tagliatelle with Alba white truffle, a […]

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