08 Jan

First (and Second and Third…) Bite: Batter Bowl Bakery

Batter Bowl Bakery at 403 H Street NE opened for business on Friday. They offer a good assortment of breads, puff pastries, bagels, macarons (the almond paste cookies, not their extra-o’ed coconut cousins in the cookie family). This week, they are also introducing heavier breakfast fare, like pancakes and breakfast sandwiches. They also serve Illy-brand […]


15 Jun

First Bite: The Sweet Lobby

If you have ever awakened and wondered why Capitol Hill has a sad dearth of places where you can sink your teeth into the yielding but satisfying crunch of a macaron cookie, wonder no more, ye snooty masses: The Sweet Lobby is here to make your picky snacking dreams come true. Once you walk into […]