Ed. Note: You can check out the menu here.

From a press release:

“From The Fried Rice Collective’s Chef/Owners Scott Drewno and Danny Lee, comes I Egg You, a new full-service breakfast and lunch destination that takes the humble egg from pop-up to official brick-and-mortar. I Egg You will offer a menu of creative stuffed breakfast sandwiches using locally sourced ingredients from trusted local purveyors such as Shilla Bakery, Logan Sausage, Ivy City Smokehouse, and La Colombe Coffee.

I Egg You will offer a larger menu Read More


828 Upshur Street, NW, previously home to Himitsu and Magpie and the Tiger and Pom Pom and Cappy’s Crabs and Crane & Turtle and of course the old Ethiopian/Injera spot.

Thanks to Emma for sending the update at Almeda at the former Little Vietnam (et al) space in Petworth:

“The interior is pretty much the same as Little Vietnam, but they put the espresso machine on the corner of the bar and you use a kiosk to order. At least in the morning it’s the same Little Food Studio menu (sausage rolls for the win!). The manager also said dinner service started.”

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707 6th Street, NW

From a press release:

“Tonari Cafe To Open with Coffee, Pastries and Italian Onigiri

Daikaya Group’s Tonari expands with breakfast and lunch service, bringing dual coffee cultures and fantastical lunchtime mashups to Chinatown

Expanding on its mastery of Japanese-Italian cuisine, Tonari is set to open Tonari Cafe next month. The daytime counterpart features Italian-style coffee service, morning pastries, bodega-inspired egg sandwiches, various toasts—including a creme-brulee brioche toast—and croissant-baguette sandwiches. Read More


Photo courtesy of Scott Suchman

From an email:

“Chef Masako Morishita will soon launch a traditional Japanese breakfast service, the first of its kind in Washington, DC, at Perry’s in Adams Morgan (1811 Columbia Rd, NW). Beginning on October 21 and available every other Saturday, the new Japanese breakfast menu features a $42 pre-set offering of traditional items including grilled salt-cured ocean trout accompanied by a sampling of small dishes such as Shiso Dashi Maki Tamago, a Japanese-style soft omelet made with jidori eggs and shiso; Nikujaga – beef tenderloin, potatoes and carrot stew and Nasu Agedashi – fried shishito and eggplant in a sweet dashi soy broth. House-made Nuka Zuke, rice bran pickled cucumber and carrots, round out the menu with condiments like homemade furikake and nori. All breakfast set orders are accompanied with koshihikari rice and miso soup. Read More


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