The pork chop sandwich from Barrel restaurant is served with sugary beans and home-made chips.
“We’ve been hearing dessert, yes,” he said of the rising chorus of those craving something sweet at the end of the evening. “We should be offering some sort of sweet item very regularly by the end of the month,” Ingwell projected.
He said Sunday brunch should follow shortly thereafter (tentative rollout is May25). And Fleming is developing more audacious creations, including a fonduta featuring stuffed gnocchi with rabbit carnitas poised to debut May 15.
Still, Fleming believes the ultimate goal is to preserve that “nice warm feeling” of walking into your neighborhood pub. “We didn’t want to lose that bar identity,” he said of the abiding mission.
So far, so great.
Food Court is an ongoing series of semi-regular spot checks of new and evolving eateries with ties to Capitol Hill.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.