Posts Tagged ‘Peregrine Espresso’

Wi-Fried

On a recent Wednesday afternoon, a stream of customers flows into Peregrine Espresso on 14th Street NW. Almost no one stays very long, since nearly all of the dozen seats are filled. Two twentysomething guys in faded T-shirts and jeans casually chat at one of the tables, while a woman with frizzy gray hair intently […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Frequent Diner Miles Edition

A bill to require D.C. food trucks to collect the usual 10 percent sales tax is headed back to D.C. Council. [Blade] Early intel on Bar Pilar's new upstairs dining room; plus, pics from inside. [Washingtonian, BYT] Peregrine Espresso's Lindsey Kiser is headed to the U.S. Barista Championship. [Fresh Cup] Spike Mendelsohn has devised a […]

Café Olé: How Counter Culture Took Over D.C. Coffee

On a recent Friday morning, Bryan Duggan is asking the dozen or so people assembled in front of him what they think the grounds of an Ecuadorian roast smell like. Self-professed coffee philistines and scruffy, plaid-bedecked twentysomethings I recognize as baristas at Filter Coffeehouse and Big Bear Café offer up “tamarind,” “sweet potatoes,” and “moss” […]

D.C. vs. Philly: A Barista Battle Royale!

Who pours the most artistically frothed latte? The talented baristas here in our nation's capital? Or their counterparts in the capital of Cheese Whiz? We're about to found out. On Oct. 20, java jockeys from D.C. and Philly will face-off in a live-streamed latte art competition. The local component of the contest begins at 8 […]

Quick Feeding: Palena Market, 2nd Peregrine Location Opens

Now Open: In Cleveland Park, Palena's retail shop, featuring "pasta from Naples, olive oil from Liguria, toasted cornmeal, local honey and Pronto coffee," started operations on Friday. Also, Peregrine Espresso has opened its second location, at 14th Street NW between R and S streets. [WaPo; DCist] Wisconsin Avenue Trio? The local burger chain Z-Burger, which […]

Quick Feeding: Lobster Corn Dogs and Other Tasty Piercings

Stick 'Em Up: Skewers, kebabs, pintxos, cake pops, push pops, even lobster corn dogs. D.C. is stuck on dishes on sticks. [Express Night Out] Doppio! Prego! Java joint Peregrine Espresso plans to its open its second D.C. location at 1718 14th Street NW next week, or just as soon as someone fixes that screwy espresso […]

Bon Appétit Names Peregrine Espresso One of the 10 Best Boutique Coffee Shops

In its January issue, Bon Appétit lists the 10 best boutique coffee shops in America, and sneaking in right at the bottom is D.C.'s Peregrine Espresso, which also took home top honors in our most recent Best of D.C. issue. Writes BA on Peregrine: You've heard of microbrewed beer, but what about coffee? On Capitol Hill, […]

Peregrine’s Bela Lugosi: Where Espresso Meets the Amuse Bouche

The seasonal drink at Peregrine Espresso sounded too good for Carrie and I to pass up.  It was a shot of espresso mixed with pumpkin puree and served with a generous dollop of graham-cracker whipped cream on a Chinese soup spoon. The amuse-cum-espresso came with its own cutesy Halloween handle, the Bela Lugosi, named after the Hungarian […]

How a Free Copy of the ‘Hill Rag’ Set Me Back $2

Let me tell you how the Hill Rag, a free monthly, cost me $2 this morning. I stopped on the Hill today to eat breakfast and buy a cup of Joe from my current favorite, Peregrine Espresso, located in the former Murky Coffee spot, site of the late unpleasantness. I ordered a to-go cup made […]

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