1701 6th Street, NW

“Dear PoPville,

I wanted to shout out a new little mom and pop place in Shaw named Earth Grocery. The store is replacing DC Shawarma. It’s is a new mini grocery store, owned by a sweet family who just moved into the area. They have local produce and quick grocery items andddd also have salads, sandwiches and said to be serving Ethiopian coffee and food in the near future.” Read More


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From a press release:

“D.C. restaurant group, The Tryst Trading Company now exclusively brews Open Seas Coffee – a Maryland based roasting company crafting interconnected, intentional and quality driven coffee.

“We were looking for a partner, not just a vendor. Open Seas’ direct relationship with individual
coffee growers gives us control over the entire process, from bean to cup,” said Constantine Stavropoulos, owner and CEO of The Tryst Trading Company.

The Tryst Trading Company perfected their “Tryst Blend” from scratch at Open Seas’ Maryland roastery, guided by their deeply personal connection with the D.C. community and coffee producers from high quality regions around the world. The signature blend balances notes of caramel, swiss chocolate and allspice, sourced through Open Seas’ direct ties with farmers and producers in Honduras, Nicaragua and Sumatra. Read More


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