Posts Tagged ‘Wiching Hour’

The ’Wiching Hour: Ma’s Meatloaf at Lunchbox

The Sandwich: Ma’s Meatloaf Where: Lunchbox, 5335 Wisconsin Ave. NW Price: $11 Bread: Chive biscuit Stuffings: Meatloaf, pineapple ketchup, red onion marmalade, blue cheese Thickness: 4 inches Pros: Building a seemingly messy sandwich on a biscuit takes guts, and Lunchbox deserves props for creating a pastry that’s fluffy yet durable, with just the right amount […]

The ’Wiching Hour: G Street Food’s The Chermoula

The Sandwich: The Chermoula Where: G Street Food, multiple locations Price: $7.95 Bread: Baguette Stuffings: Grilled chicken, bacon, roasted tomatoes, basil chermoula Thickness: 3.5 inches Pros: Chermoula—a Moroccan spread made from herbs, oil, lemon juice, garlic, cumin, and salt—brightens the sandwich’s relatively bland grilled chicken breast. Though similar to pesto, chermoula is more acidic; the […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Beer and Welding’s Hindu Nightmare

The Sandwich: The Hindu Nightmare Where: Beer and Welding Sandwich Shop, inside Oasis Market, 2024 P St. NW Price: $9 Bread: White baguette Stuffings: Pulled beef chuck and brisket, gouda, melted onions, chimichurri sauce Thickness: 3 inches Pros: The onions, cooked low and slow, really melt in your mouth, adding a pleasant sweetness to the […]

The ’Wiching Hour: GCDC’s Kim-Cheese-Steak

The Sandwich: The Kim-Cheese-Steak Where: GCDC, 1730 Pennsylvania Ave. NW Price: $11 Bread: Sliced white bread Stuffings: Cheddar blend, Number 1 Sons’ kimchi, spicy sauce, Korean-style roast beef Thickness: 1 inch Pros: The salty and sour kimchi, created by the local fermentation experts at Number 1 Sons, boosts the bland bread and cheese combo and […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Red Apron Butcher’s Sunday Supper

The Sandwich: The Sunday Supper Where: Red Apron Butcher, 709 D St. NW. Price: $10 Bread: White baguette Stuffings: Pot roast, horseradish mashed potatoes, beet horseradish slaw, Duke’s mayonnaise Thickness: 3 inches Pros: Rich bites of tender pot roast anchor the sandwich and somehow stay in sliced form before dissolving in your mouth. But it’s […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine’s Pernil Especial

The Sandwich: The Pernil Especial Where: Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine, 1134 19th St. NW Price: $8.49 Bread: Cuban bread (similar to French bread) Stuffings: Roast pork, sweet plantains, onions, and mayonnaise Thickness: 2.5 inches—the sandwich press smushes it a bit Pros: Like any legit Cuban sandwich, this one gets toasted post-assembly, melding its parts into a hot […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Capriotti’s The Bobbie

The Sandwich: The Bobbie®—yes it’s registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Where: Capriotti’s, 1800 M St. NW Price: $7.49/nine inches, $9.99/12 inches, $15.99/20 inches Bread: A strangely luminous white sub roll Stuffings: Roast turkey, bread stuffing, cranberry sauce, and mayonnaise. Thickness: 2.75 inches Pros: The turkey looks like the stuff of Thanksgiving leftover […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Taylor Gourmet’s Queen Lane Breakfast Hoagie

The Sandwich: The Queen Lane Where: Taylor Gourmet, multiple locations Price: $6.90 Bread: White sesame roll Stuffings: Eggs, spicy Italian sausage, broccoli rabe, sweet provolone Thickness: 3 inches

The ’Wiching Hour: Duke’s Grocery’s Ruby on Rye

The Sandwich: Ruby on Rye Where: Duke’s Grocery, 1715 17th St. NW Price: $9 Bread: Toasted “farmhouse” rye Stuffings: Salt beef (what Brits call corned beef), Jarlsberg cheese, pickles, dill mustard, house ’kraut Thickness: 4.25 inches Sloppiness level (1 to 5): 2. Although bits of beef and sauerkraut flee the sandwich as soon as you […]

The ’Wiching Hour: Earl’s Sandwiches’ Pork and Fries

The Sandwich: Pork and Fries Where: Earl’s Sandwiches, 2605 Wilson Blvd. and 4215 North Fairfax Dr., Arlington Price: $8.99 Bread: Toasted ciabatta Stuffings: Roasted pork, french fries, roasted red pepper, sweet pickles, chopped onion, and chipotle mayonnaise. Thickness: 4 inches Sloppiness level (1–5): 3. With awkwardly angled fries sprouting out the sides like extra appendages, […]