Posts Tagged ‘ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen’

Del Frisco’s Grille, ShopHouse, Protein Bar, and More Coming to Rockville Pike

Pike & Rose, the 24-acre mixed use development near the White Flint Metro in Rockville, today announced six new restaurants coming in the fall of 2014: Del Frisco's Grille, Roti, ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, Protein Bar, and two eateries from the Lettuce Entertain You restaurant group. Lettuce Entertain You is also opening Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak […]

ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen Opens in Georgetown

ShopHouse, Chipotle’s younger, Southeast Asian-inspired cousin, opens its second D.C. location in Georgetown today. The M Street NW spot is slightly bigger than the Dupont Circle original with seating for 40, but otherwise the fast casual spin-off operates along the same lines as its predecessor. Diners walk up to the counter and build their own […]

Taste Test: National Restaurant Chains Discover D.C. is a Pretty Good Guinea Pig

ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen tried to sneak quietly into D.C. When it opened in Dupont Circle in September 2011, there were no press releases or grand opening parties. The top priority for the Chipotle spin-off was to have a place to learn and experiment, not necessarily to make a big splash. And Washington’s demographics made […]

ShopHouse Says Bye-Bye to Banh Mi

ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen has been quietly making changes to the menu at its flagship shop in Dupont Circle. D.C. is the guinea pig for the nearly year-old Chipotle spin-off, before it expands elsewhere. Banh mi has already gotten the axe. ShopHouse dropped the Vietnamese sandwiches from its menu near the beginning of the summer. Chipotle/ShopHouse […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Hipster Frat House Feeling Edition

Shophouse Southeast Asian Kitchen is expanding to Georgetown. [Dining Bisnow] Five new dishes complement familiar faves at Rasika West End. [Washingtonian] Jaleo 2.0 reopens this week [Eater] Lost Society is a Diners' Choice Award-winning hot spot. [OpenTable] Uncurbed DC's food truck pop-up has that "hipster frat house feeling." [Post] More on the Hilton brothers' plans […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Really Funky Spot Edition

What does D.C.'s food truck saga say about the state of business in America? [Forbes] New food truck regulations will be published in the D.C. Register on Jan. 20. [HuffPo via WaPo] Chipotle boss Steve Ells has "a really funky spot" in mind for D.C.'s second ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen. [The Daily Meal] Georgetown Candy […]

Sooo 2011: The Bánh Mì Bonanza

City Paper's recent "Annotated Guide to 2011" delves into all sorts of tantalizing topics, including the sudden rise of bánh mì—now "the District’s overpriced and overly Americanized lunch du jour." Read all about it here. How will the Vietnamese hoagie fare in 2012? Stick your predictions in the comments.

Table Scraps: 2011 Most Irritating Food Trends

In my first year as your trusty guide to matters culinary in Washington, I’ve sampled an awful lot of meals. I took down a 24-course tasting menu at R.J. Cooper’s Rogue 24, sampled an assembly-line Vietnamese hoagie at ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, and slurped ramen after braving the grueling wait at Toki Underground. But as […]

Mixed Veggies: Free Meatless Mini Burgers, Tomato Politics, Seasons Changes

Quick hits on the meatless beat Yes, We Said Free: Oct. 1 is World Vegetarian Day and to honor the holiday, The Counter, a burger place in Reston, is offering a free mini veggie burger with the purchase of any burger. The Fruits of Our Labor: Tomato season is over, but that doesn't mean the […]

Mixed Veggies: VegFest This Weekend, ShopHouse’s Fish Sauce Admission

Quick hits on the meatless beat Nice Detective Work: Props to WaPo food editor Joe Yonan (and his tipster on Twitter) about ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen's fish sauced curries. What is seemingly a meatless option has been outed as otherwise, as Yonan confirms that fish sauce flavors both the red and green curries at Chipotle's entry into […]