8 Florida Ave, NW
I was fortunate to attend a tasting last night and this place is ridiculously good. This is a huge score for the neighborhood.
From a press release:
Revive On-The-Go (the dine-out arm of Revive Events and Catering in the Bloomingdale neighborhood) announces the launch of DCity Smokehouse. The highly sought-after eatery will serve up classic savory barbecue dishes with an artisan touch.
DCity Smokehouse will be led by young culinary talent Rob Sonderman who has a serious passion for barbecue and soul food. The recent (2009) Culinary Institute of America graduate got his start in dining and classic French restaurants in DC and Boston working for James Beard award winning chefs Jeff Buben of Bistro Bis, Vidalia and Woodward Table and Tony Maws of Craigie on Main in Cambridge. He also worked under recently certified Master Chef Robert Mancuso in Boston. As Sonderman’s last stint, the chef held the title of pit master at Hill Country Barbecue in Penn Quarter. Now in attempt to spread his culinary wings, Sonderman has partnered with Revive to launch DCity Smokehouse. His selection of barbecue dishes will pair nicely with Revive’s classic but fresh soul food and comfort food menu.
The menu features tempting barbecue staples with a spin including:
The Brisket Champ ($9) sliced or chopped brisket with crispy fried onions and house made pickles
Smokehouse Burger (10) 6 oz. patty, cheddar, crispy onion, house made pickles, and chipotle aioli
Pork Ribs & Rib Tips ($12) dry rubbed and slow smoked ribs and tips with house made pickles, house made barbecue sauce served with Texas toast
The Torta ($8.50) red chile marinated grilled chicken, smashed avocado, fresh herbs, queso fresco and chipotle aioli
Shrimp Po’ Boy (12) grilled shrimp, lettuce, tomato, and house made remoulade
The menu will still include Revive On-The-Go house specialties including:
Chicken & Red Velvet Waffles ($10) crispy fried boneless chicken and red velvet waffle with bourbon syrup
Fried Seafood Platter ($13) crispy catfish or shrimp with one side, house made remoulade served with Texas Toast
Hours of operation to include Tuesday-Saturday Noon-8pm and special order pick-ups on Sunday (orders must be placed by Friday before).”