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Serving two of the country's favorite comfort foods under a single roof is Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken. The donuts and chicken are prepared fresh daily and served with a smile. While the menu prominently features the classic buttermilk fried chicken, a sriracha and spicy garlic blend is offered up as well for those favoring spice. The donut selection changes daily, featuring delicious flavors like peanut butter & jelly, maple bacon, crème brûlée, caramel macchiato and s'mores. Whether you come for the chicken, the donuts, or both, you will surely leave Astro with a big smile on your face.
The treats you can purchase at Pleasant Pops Farmhouse Market & Cafe are about as tasty as they come. This lovely little cafe specializes in pops - or popsicles - that are made from fresh ingredients like hibiscus, cardamom or cherries. The creative combinations are seemingly endless. For patrons with a love for chocolate, the cafe also serves hot pops - chocolate pops that you swirl around in hot milk to make your own tasty hot chocolate. People looking for heartier fare can also grab lunch or dinner at this multifaceted and unfailingly delicious establishment.
Dolci Gelati invites you to devour heavenly treats in a relaxed setting. It prides itself in the fact that all its sorbet and gelato flavors are created from top-quality ingredients, and made with traditional Italian methods. The pastry chef at Dolci relies on some family-inspired recipes. Expect gourmet hazelnuts sourced from Sicily, cocoa procured from Ecuador and succulent strawberries and peaches from local farms.
Sticky Fingers Bakery doesn't consistently win the title of "Best Bakery in DC" for nothing. Serving vegan, non-dairy, soy-based, egg-free and low-cholesterol treats, Sticky Fingers has won the hearts of veggans and non-vegans alike. What they lack in certain ingredients, they make up for in taste, creativity and presentation. Their selection of cakes and pastries is a decadent delight—peanut butter fudge cake, gluten free spice cake and almond crème cake. Pre-order a dessert for a special occasion or pop in and have lunch at their cozy cafe with sandwiches, soups and coffee all on the menu.
Get some work done at one of Sidamo's tables, or catch some rays on the cafe's backyard patio. Wherever you choose to sit, be sure to grab one of Sidamo Coffee and Tea's delicious brews and pick out a breakfast bagel to go along with it. If you happen to be in the area around lunch time, never fear - there are plenty of lunch options to choose from as well. Sidamo Coffee and Tea places an emphasis on serving only fair trade, organic, shade grown coffee, so you can feel good about your choice for both its flavor and its environmental impact.
If you are an avid sweet tooth, The Sweet Lobby in Capitol Hill is the place to be. Owned by Dr. Winnette McIntosh Ambrose, winner of Food Network's show, Cupcake Wars, this upscale boutique bakery is one of Washington DC's finest. Especially known for their French macarons, éclairs and moist cupcakes, you will not only be blown away by the bakery's classic approach to recipes, but their daring creations (goat cheese with caramelized pear and spicy mango curry are among the many) as well. Bring your friends or a loved one to this quaint little shop and explore the plethora of colorful desserts and sweet treats offered.
Brx American Bistro is a favorite neighborhood restaurant for their delicious contemporary American fare, fine drinks and comfortable ambiance. From delicious lunch and dinner to scrumptious Sunday fare, you will just relish in the delicacies. Get your family and friends together and enjoy the lovely fare and drinks at Brx. Cheers!