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Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken Coming to 1308 G Street, NW, Opening Jan. 2013

by Prince Of Petworth December 3, 2012 at 12:00 pm 10 Comments


1308 G Street, NW

Back on Nov. 1st we learned that Astro Doughnuts and Fried Chicken was coming to downtown DC. A press release reveals the location – 1308 G Street, NW next to Laughing Man Tavern. The press release says:

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, opening in January 2013, will immediately begin accepting catering orders within Metro Center. The restaurant space, currently under construction, will be located at 1308 G Street, NW. On the catering menu, Pastry Chef Jason Gehring will offer five standard flavors per day including, Vanilla Glazed, Brooklyn Blackout, Maple Bacon, Peanut Butter & Jelly and Crème Brulee. In addition to the standard daily selection, five rotating flavors will be offered Monday through Friday, with a full offering of 10 doughnuts per day. See below for the daily menu.

Catering orders will be received by delivery only, and will initially be limited to locations between 9th and 15th Streets, NW and E and H Streets, NW. Once the store opens, the delivery area will expand toother neighborhoods in the city, and in-store pick-up will also be an option. Orders must be placed by noon the day before delivery with a one dozen-order minimum. Doughnut prices range from $2.25 to $2.85 per piece, and one-dozen orders will include the 12th doughnut on the house. Orders can be placed by calling 202-599-8440 or by emailing [email protected]

Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken Catering Menu

Daily Selection (available every day)

· Vanilla Glazed – vanilla bean glaze ($2.25)
· Brooklyn Blackout – devil’s food cake, chocolate glaze, cookie crumbs ($2.50)
· Maple Bacon – maple glaze, Benton’s bacon ($2.50)
· Peanut Butter & Jelly – strawberry jelly, peanut butter glaze ($2.85)
· Crème Brulee – vanilla custard, bruleed vanilla glaze ($2.85)

Monday

· Lemon Blueberry – blueberry cake, lemon glaze, streusel ($2.50)
· Pistachio – pistachio glaze and crumble, chocolate drizzle ($2.25)
· Salted Caramel – caramel glaze, almonds, fleur de sel ($2.25)
· Applesauce – cinnamon dough, apple compote, caramel glaze ($2.85)
· Lemon Passion Fruit – lemon curd, passion fruit glaze ($2.85)

Tuesday

· Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip – chocolate chip cake, peanut butter glaze, cookie crumbs ($2.50)
· Saigon Cinnamon – cinnamon dough, cinnamon glaze ($2.25)
· Espresso – espresso dough, espresso glaze ($2.25)
· White chocolate mocha – espresso dough, white ganache, espresso glaze ($2.85)
· Creamsicle – orange curd, blood orange glaze ($2.85)

Wednesday

· Pumpkin – pumpkin raisin cake, maple glaze, gingersnap crumbs ($2.50)
· Carrot Cake – carrot dough, cream cheese glaze, pecans ($2.25)
· Pina Colada – pineapple compote, coconut glaze ($2.85)
· Boston Cream – vanilla custard, chocolate glaze ($2.85)
· Triple Chocolate – chocolate dough, chocolate custard, chocolate glaze ($2.85)

Thursday

· Banana Nut – banana cake, mascarpone glaze, pecans ($2.50)
· Gingerbread – gingerbread dough, gingerbread glaze ($2.25)
· Grapefruit – pink grapefruit glaze ($2.25)
· Black & White – chocolate dough, white ganache, vanilla glaze ($2.85)
· Gianduia – chocolate dough, chocolate custard, hazelnut glaze ($2.85)

Friday

· Twink-nut – golden vanilla cake, buttercream filling, vanilla glaze ($2.50)
· Chocolate Glazed – Valrhona chocolate glaze ($2.25)
· Pecan – butterscotch glaze, pecans ($2.25)
· Mocha – espress dough, chocolate custard, espresso glaze ($2.85)
· Oatmeal raisin – oatmeal dough, buttercream filling, granola crumbs ($2.85)

  • Anonymous

    i have no doubt they will do well. good location choice as well.

  • Anonymous

    I don’t see many fried chicken options.

  • twinkluvr

    “Twink-nut – golden vanilla cake, buttercream filling, vanilla glaze ($2.50)”

    Twink nuts are my favorite, especially on Friday at Town.

  • Anonymous

    This is the exact same concept/menu as Federal Donuts in South Philly

  • Yogi & Boo Boo

    A menu with “Twink-nuts” but no Bear Claws? I’m outraged.

  • Anon5

    $2.25 for a single glazed donut? Yikes.

    I’ll stick with my Giant glazed donuts at $3/dozen.

    • Anon

      I know, right? That’s $30 for a dozen!

      • Anonymous

        More $$ but totally worth the price. Was lucky enough to try one and it is made with the best ingredients and the taste, well, yummy!

  • Rebecca

    Does the M-F specials schedule indicate that they won’t be open on the weekends? Kind of a bummer for people who actually live in the city…

    • Anonymous

      your insides will be thankful.

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