District Commons and Burger Tap and Shake

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The entrance to Burger Tap & Shake, housed in the old George Washington University Hospital. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The seating area at Burger Tap & Shake offers free WiFi and 20 craft beers. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The Big Daddy burger is topped with Benton’s bacon, blue cheese, and mushrooms.

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

Burger Tap & Shake’s dining room pays homage to the building’s roots. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The High Thigh burger is a chicken patty topped with cheddar and lemon-garlic aioli. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The bar holds 99 bottled varieties of craft beer plus many more on tap. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The entrance to District Commons. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The dining room at District Commons. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof.

The “pig board” at District Commons features artisanal hams, pickled cherries, and buttermilk biscuits. Photograph by Erik Uecke

The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof. A flatbread holds Tennessee prosciutto, figs, and blue cheese.
The PassionFood folks open a burger joint and upscale American dining room under one roof. A flatbread holds Tennessee prosciutto, figs, and blue cheese.

Oysters, lobster, shrimp, and clams come on the seafood tower at District Commons. Photograph by Erik Uecke

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