3035 Clarendon Blvd.
Arlington, VA 22201
Neighborhood: Arlington, Clarendon/Courthouse
Cuisines: American, Deli/Quick Bites
Daily 11 to 11
Wheelchair Accessible: Yes
Nearby Metro Stops: Clarendon
Price Range: Inexpensive
Reservations: Not Needed
Hot peanut-butter-and-jelly; classic grilled cheese; peach-and-prosciutto salad; Cobb salad; croque monsieur.
Salads $5.50 to $10.50, sandwiches $7.50 to $10.50.
Special Features: Wheelchair Accessible, Kid Friendly
Aaron Gordon has added to his offerings—which include Red Velvet Cupcakery and Tangysweet—a salad-and-sandwich shop, scheduled to open in late July. Chef Katsuya Fukushima—a 15-year José Andrés disciple who helped open Minibar in DC and the Bazaar in Los Angeles—is consulting on the menu. His creations in Arlington include the Rabbit salad with roasted, shaved, and diced carrots as well as peas, mint, and carrot pesto; grilled peanut butter and jelly; and a seared-tuna sandwich with red-pepper aïoli.
This article appears in the August 2011 issue of The Washingtonian.