Out to Lunch

Colby Hochmuth - 12/05/12 11:44 PM EST
Not every congressional staffer has the time to bake treats for the office holiday party, but who wants to be the one to show up empty-handed?The Sweet Lobby, the dessert oasis of Capitol Hill, can help the fiscal cliff-obsessed save face this...
Karissa Straughen - 09/19/12 10:33 PM EDT
Many working in the Hart and Dirksen Senate office buildings would agree that the Senate Chef is a simple, quick way to grab lunch — but might not always be the tastiest option. But Inside Scoop has added some zip to the menu. The Senate Chef’s new...
Greg Beckwith - 03/28/12 11:39 PM EDT
For the always-busy set who want healthy lunches but never have time to pack food or escape the office for the nearest salad shop, Soupergirl might be the answer. The local company offers homemade soups for delivery or pickup. Soupergirl has a...
Ariel Katz - 10/05/11 11:09 PM EDT
Congressional staffers need not travel far for a taste of Southern Asia — they can walk to Aatish on the Hill, a nearby restaurant serving authentic Indian-Pakistani food.Located at 609 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Aatish is a three-minute walk from the...
Suzanne Struglinski - 11/28/12 11:08 PM EST
Quinoa has made its way into the downtown lunch scene, thanks to the arrival of Protein Bar.The Chicago-based business opened its first location outside the Windy City in Penn Quarter (398 Seventh St. NW) this fall. Its mission is to offer busy...
Zach Bergson - 08/01/12 11:00 PM EDT
Let’s face it: Many Capitol Hill aides don’t have time to cook meals five days a week. During busy sessions, some might even forget to feed themselves.For those who don’t want to rely on fast food, a prepared-food home delivery service might be the...
Peter Sullivan - 12/02/11 12:58 AM EST
The city’s new self-described “purveyor of rounded meats” does not disappoint.Located in Chinatown at 624 E St. NW, the eatery is a 15-minute stroll from the Capitol and is renowned chef Michel Richard’s third D.C. establishment. But those looking...
Emily Cahn - 05/12/11 11:51 PM EDT
Capitol Hill lunch-goers looking for a laid-back, casual place to grab a bite to eat might do well to remember that Eastern Market is not just a place to buy groceries on the weekends. With counter after counter of fresh produce, cold cuts,...

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