This warehouse of food stands and artisan stalls (1309 Fifth St., NE) opens at 8 a.m. on weekends. It can get crowded even that early, so a game plan helps.
Head to Buffalo & Bergen and grab a dozen New York-style everything bagels.
Hit Neopol Savory Smokery for freshly shaved gravlax and hunks of smoked salmon.
Chill out with a Sriracha-stoked Bloody Mary at Rappahannock Oyster Co.
Finish with a fresh-pressed kale-apple-ginger juice from Goshen.
This article appears in our March 2015 issue of Washingtonian.