Neighborhood Eats: Teaism
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Teaism - Penn Quarter
Address: 400 Eighth St. NW, Washington, DC 20004
Phone: 202-638-6010
Neighborhood: Penn Quarter/Chinatown, Downtown
Cuisines: Pan-Asian, Japanese, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Monday through Friday 7:30 AM - 10:00 PM, Saturday and Sunday 9:30 AM - 9:00 PM
Nearby Metro Stops: Gallery Place-Chinatown, Archives-Navy Memorial
Price Range: Inexpensive
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Intimate
Reservations: Not Accepted
Best Dishes Bento boxes; beef ochazuke; Thai chicken curry; salty-oat and chocolate/salty-oat cookies; ginger/limeade.
Price Details: Small plates $2 to $6.50, bento boxes $8.75, entrées and sandwiches $6 to $8.50.

These earthy cafes channel a West Coast vibe with handmade pottery, loose tea for sniffing and sipping, and food by way of Asia and India. Menus vary at the three locations, but staples include herby cilantro scrambled eggs or tofu, birchermuesli with thick house-made yogurt, ginger scones, and the salty oat cookie—probably the only cookie you don’t have to feel guilty about eating for breakfast.

-March, 2008 

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