Tag: lunch

Shophouse:  Taste Test this Summer
[ 0 ] June 18, 2015 |

Shophouse: Taste Test this Summer

If you love Chipotle, you will love Shophouse.  Imagine Chipotle, but with SouthEast Asian ingredients. Designed on the Chipotle concept of build your own bowl, you start with rice, noodles or salad.  The protein is flavorful meat consisting of grilled chicken satay, steak lamb, pork & chicken meatballs, or tofu. The vegetables consist of kale, […]

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Lunchtime at Corner Bakery
[ 0 ] February 19, 2015 |

Lunchtime at Corner Bakery

While out during my lunch hour looking for a new lunchtime option, I decided to take a trip to an old institution in these DC streets, Corner Bakery. I have had their sandwiches in the past and feeling that I could not go wrong on the cold blistery day, I went for their new Chicken […]

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Blaze Pizza:  Worth the Drive.
[ 0 ] February 5, 2015 |

Blaze Pizza: Worth the Drive.

I visited Blaze Pizza in the newly created Dining Terrace at Montgomery Mall and was impressed with the physical location and the assembly line set up, which is similar to what you would find at Chipotle.  With a variety of red sauces and fresh toppings, your imagination can go wild with the broad range of options. […]

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Lunchtime in the City:  GRK
[ 0 ] November 5, 2014 |

Lunchtime in the City: GRK

GRK is a welcome addition to the fast casual restaurants permeating the District lunchtime scene.  The restaurant lunch is set up like what you would see at Chipotle, ShopHouse and Merzi except GRK is serving up gyros.  Gyros (*pronounced Yeero) at GRK are sourced from New Jersey, marinated and roasted and then thinly sliced to […]

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Toro Toro: On the Run Exec Express Lunch
[ 0 ] September 11, 2014 |

Toro Toro: On the Run Exec Express Lunch

I was in the mood to have a little variety for lunch and decided to try Toro Toro. I have been there for happy hour and remember the food tasting so good. I chose Toro Toro on this particular day because it was beautiful outside and I knew they had an outdoor patio. It was […]

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