Posts Tagged ‘Manuel Olivera’

Anatomy of a Sandwich: Fast Gourmet’s $13 Chivito

For gas-station fare, it’s tough to beat the chivito at Fast Gourmet, the fancy sandwich shop at Lowest Best Price Gas on 14th Street NW. The cost of regular unleaded now exceeds $4 per gallon, but the South American-style grinder, which earned City Paper‘s pick for “Best Uruguayan Sandwich” in 2011, is still a flat […]

Fast Gourmet Guys Getting More Gourmet With Second Eatery

“I’m not going to say it is going to be upscale, but it’s going to be more ambitious in terms of the quality of food. People can look for great homemade pasta.  We’re going to make different kinds of pasta over there from scratch.  We’ll have some select sandwiches from Fast Gourmet that we will […]

Good Food in a Gas Station? ‘How Crazy!’ Fast Gourmet’s Manuel Olivera On His Popular Pit Stop

Here's a new video of Manuel Olivera, co-owner of the popular Fast Gourmet at Lowest Best Price Gas—home of the belly-busting chivito (City Paper's 2011 pick for D.C.'s "Best Uruguayan Sandwich")—explaining the "crazy" concept of serving good food in a gas station and how the neighborhood's "collage of cultures" sets the tone for a menu […]

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