As temperatures rise in D.C, restaurants are unleashing a sea of gazpacho options to cool off diners.
The traditional Spanish favorite, which is largely vegan and gluten-free, gets a modern twist from some D.C. chefs. American Son trades out tomato base for an all-cucumber base downtown, and Teddy & The Bully Bar adds strawberry into the mix in Dupont.
This list swings from the accessible — think to-go bottles at Soupergirl ($7) and Beefsteak ($3.99) — to splurge-worthy options like the yellow tomato variety at Central that sets diners back $16. Don’t discount national chains; ubiquitous cafe Le Pain Quotidien has mastered a seasonal gazpacho that’s topped with raw vegetables for $6.99.
Barcelona-inspired tapas bar Boqueria isn’t on this list yet, but will soon roll out two summer gazpachos served in sleek glassware for $6 each.Read More