Neighborhood Eats: Capital Q
Comments () | Published March 17, 2008
Capital Q
Address: 707 H Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001
Phone: 202-347-8396
Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown, Downtown
Cuisines: An example of a traditional Southern meal is deep fried chicken, field peas, turnip greens, cornbread, sweet tea and a dessert that could be a pie (sweet potato, pecan and peach are traditional southern pies), or a cobbler (peach, blackberry or mixed berry are traditional cobblers)., American, Barbecue
Opening Hours: Open Monday through Thursday 11 AM to 9 PM, Friday and Saturday 11 Am to 10 PM, and Sunday noon to 8 PM.
Nearby Metro Stops: Metro Center, Gallery Place-Chinatown
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Rowdy
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Brisket sandwiches and platters; potato salad; Texas caviar; collard greens; jalepeno cornbread; pecan pie; banana pudding.
Price Details: Sandwiches, $6 to $12. Platters, $7 to $8.50.

You don’t have to be a Texan to revel in the barbecue at this sliver of a Chinatown storefront. Brisket slow-smoked for 12 hours is the go-to meat here. Have it in a sandwich or on a platter—and ask for some burnt ends called “brownies.” Besides the usual lineup of ribs and chicken, novelties worth seeking out are the smoked turkey and the smoked sausages from Elgin, Texas.

-March, 2008 

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