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Competitive Hoagie-Eating; Ethiopic to Open a Bakery?

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H STREETRoll Call's Warren Rojas discovers that Taylor Gourmet will hold its first-ever competitive hoagie-eating contest at this year's H Street Festival on September 15. The goal will be to eat 10 of the six-inch 9th Street Italian hoagies in 20 minutes for a $200 cash prize and, obviously, glory. Should anyone win, owner Casey Patten tells Rojas that he'll get a Taylor Gourmet tattoo. [Roll Call]

H STREET—Are the folks behind Ethiopic launching a bakery next door? ANC 6C04 Commissioner Tony Goodman reports of a building permit for a retail bakery issued to the H Street Ethiopian restaurant for the space next door. Eater has reached out to the restaurant for more details and will keep you posted. [Twitter via Frozen Tropics]

FALLS CHURCH—Burger Days has a recap of what is turning out to be a pretty wild week of burgers over at Mad Fox Brewing Company. Creations yet to come in the self-dubbed "Epic Burger Week" include "a bahn mi burger, a bacon-mac burger" and more. [Burger Days]

Ethiopic [Photo: Yelp]

Mad Fox Brewing Company

444 West Broad Street, , VA 22046 (703) 942-6840 Visit Website

Taylor Gourmet

2400 South Smith Boulevard, , VA 22202 (703) 417-2145


401 H Street NE, Washington DC, DC 20002 Visit Website

Unnamed Bakery

403 H Street NE, Washington, DC