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Category: Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon: The Bun Shop

I don’t find myself in Mount Vernon nearly as often as I’d like. There are so many cute coffee shops serving delicious food that I’m missing out on. On a recent Saturday, a friend and I explored Graffiti Alley in Station North and on the way back to […]

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Fire Roasted Edamame

Mount Vernon: TenTen Ramen

Update: TenTen Ramen is now closed My first ramen experience took place at TenTen Ramen in Mount Vernon. At the time of my visit, it was the only strictly ramen shop in the city and I was looking for an authentic experience. Despite the mixed reviews on Yelp, […]

Quinoa Bibim Hot Stone Bowl

Mount Vernon: Dooby’s

I was meeting a friend for dinner, and Mount Vernon was common ground. I remembered reading in The City Paper about dinner at Dooby’s. Previously, I had dined at Dooby’s for lunch and loved it so I suggested the spot to my friend and we headed over to Dooby’s for […]

Edamame

Mount Vernon: XS

Previously, I’ve reviewed the brunch at XS and had an amazing experience. Since then I decided to go back and try some of the other things they offer. Their menu has a little bit of everything like sushi, Asian Food and American Food. On this visit, my friends and I were interested […]

Side Salad

Mount Vernon: Dooby’s

When I heard that a new coffee shop opened up in Mount Vernon, I didn’t think much of it. While I love a good cup of coffee as much as the next person, I was certainly in no rush to try Dooby’s. However, once I read the Baltimore […]

Cinnamon French Toast with Cream Cheese Icing

Mount Vernon: XS

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of diners. With so many different options on the menu everything usually ends up tasting kind of ‘meh.’ So when I heard about XS and looked at their menu, I wasn’t expecting too much because they offered a little bit of everything. […]

The Julia House Salad

Mount Vernon: Sammy’s Trattoria

When you’re looking for good Italian food, the first place you look probably isn’t Mount Vernon when there are so many delicious options in Little Italy. However, for a great Italian meal a little further north in the city, Sammy’s Trattoria does the trick. Each dish is freshly prepared and you can truly […]

Airline Chicken Breast

Mount Vernon: Sascha’s 527

Update: Sascha’s 527 has now closed After walking around Mount Vernon on a warm spring evening, my friends and I were hungry and looking to grab dinner nearby. After walking down Charles Street for a few blocks, we spotted Sascha’s 527 Cafe. We took a quick look at the menu […]