Posts Tagged ‘Greg Menna’

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. From 6 p.m. until the doughnuts sell out tonight, guests can try the key lime pie and cookies and cream creations. Every Friday for the next four weeks, the shop will sell […]

District Doughnut Coming to Barracks Row

District Doughnut at last has a storefront: 749 8th St. SE on Barracks Row. Owners Juan Pablo Segura and Greg Menna have operated as a catering business since last year and also hosted a number of pop-ups. The doughnut shop, located in a former Marine Corps barbershop, is set to open in April. The space […]

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 […]

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 […]

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