3417 Connecticut Avenue, NW
From a press release:
Beginning June 5, the Grilled Cheese Bar at Ripple will offer made-to-order versions of the warm toasted sandwich. Match one of 15 artisanal cheeses from around the world and local producers, including Jasper Hill Farm and Meadow Creek Dairy, with a choice of ciabatta, brioche or multigrain bread and assorted vegetables, meats, and spreads, such as Benton’s bacon and jumbo lump crab meat. For the non-DIY guest, Ripple’s original creations include the Stinky Pete, made with anchovies and asparagus, and the Krusty Krab, a sophisticated combination of jumbo lump crab and béchamel. The Grilled Cheese Bar at Ripple menu will be available Sunday through Thursday from 5:00 to 6:30 pm and 10:30 pm to 12:00 am.
To wash down the grilled cheese delights, Ripple will offer all beer on tap and wines by the glass, approximately 50 selections, at half price from 5:00 to 6:30 pm Sunday through Thursday.
Sample Menu from the Grilled Cheese Bar at Ripple
classic blt – benton’s bacon, organic greens, tomatoes (sun dried), winnimere $9
swiss bank account – hand sliced prosciutto, challerhocker, truffles $12
lotsa mozza – house made mozzarella, roasted tomatoes, speck $8
french onion dip – caramelized onions, bacon, comté $9
krusty krab – jumbo lump crab imperial with béchamel oozing cheese $11
stinky pete – hideously smelly epoisse cheese, asparagus, anchovy $9
‘shroom ’shroom – delicious melted taleggio, assortment of ‘shrooms $8
Build-your-own sandwiches with gourmet toppings start at $7. The full menu is available online.