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New Kosher Dairy Restaurant in DC: Silver Crust

Replacing the previous kosher restaurant inside the DCJCC (Distrikt Bistro which closed last May), Silver Crust is a high-end dairy restaurant that opened last week, serving the DC Jewish community. This is welcoming news for DC’s Jews as this fills a void in dairy cuisine, let alone being able to enjoy fresh kosher pizza. Operated […]

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2 New Kosher Restaurants Set to Open in the DC Area this Summer

The owner of Eli’s Restaurant (which is closing in the coming weeks – likely early June) and of Blue Star House of BBQ in nearby Rockville, MD, is opening 2 new kosher restaurants in the coming months in the DC area. Opening next month in Foggy Bottom, north of George Washington University’s campus in DC, […]

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Blue Star House of BBQ Now Open in Rockville, MD

Kosher dining options are expanding in the Baltimore/Washington, D.C. area as the owner of Eli’s (which recently changed locations) opens up a new meat restaurant, Blue Star House of Beef, Burgers, BBQ. Sina Soumekhian, the owner, says he is “trying to combine barbecue flavors with different kinds of hamburgers and sliced beef, all combined into one venue.” […]

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Eli’s Restaurant in Washington, DC Moving to New Location

Eli’s Restaurant is a popular restaurant in Washington, DC and has been serving the local community for the past 10 years. Unfortunately, due to the building’s demolition, Eli’s was forced out of their old location and have been seeking a new spot. Luckily for us, they found one! Eli’s, well known for their many burger […]

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Kosher Food Available @ Washington Capitals & Wizards Games at the Verizon Center in DC

Glatt Kosher Concessions services have been available this season at the Verizon Center for the NBA’s Washington Wizards and the NHL’s Washington Capitals whose season is kicking off this weekend. The kosher concessions are run by Keep It Kosher LLC, the same provider for the stands at Lincoln Financial Field in Philly.

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Open for Passover Kosher Restaurants [DC Metro Area] 2012

WHY ARE YOU HERE? SEE THE UPDATED 2014 LIST HERE   We’ve been compiling this list for the past few weeks – should there be any restaurants missing from this list from anywhere in the world, please message below or tweet us [@YeahThatsKosher] and we’ll add the restaurants not on the list.   Rockville, MD: […]

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Pre-Packaged Kosher Food Now Available at Union Station in Washington, DC

Wrap2Go that freshly-made, pre-packaged Sandwiches are for sale at: Tops Frozen Yogurt Shop inside Union Station in Washington, DC. This is located on the Street level on the train concourse near Gate A.

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Capitol Hill to Get Kosher Options in Senate Cafeterias

As reported by the Washington Post, Joe Lieberman, and other kosher observant staffers who work on Capitol Hill in DC will now have kosher prepacked options available in the Senate cafeterias. Restaurant Associates, the contractor that run the chamber’s food service (as well as many other large corporations’ food services), will be placing orders with […]

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Pomegranate Bistro in Potomac, MD to Close Tomorrow

Food was amazing. Restaurant was clean. Locals claim that the food was on par with top level steak houses in NY. Was it expensive? Sure. Perhaps slightly lower price level as Abigail’s in NY. However, located in Potomac – a wealthy Orthodox community in MD – it was in the right area. The local community […]

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Backing the DC Va’ad in the Kosher Controversy with 6th & Rye [Opinion]

We thank for allowing us to share this article by @BethanyShondark, a contributor to YeahThatsKosher as well. Her insights into the Kosher debate in DC are great. Thank You. Original article was posted here. On this site and around town the past several weeks, there’s been a lot of talk about the Va’ad certification […]

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New Kosher Food Truck Coming to DC – But Is It Really Kosher?

Article by Bethany Shondark, Washington, DC for Yesterday news broke in The Feast that Spike Mendelsohn, former star of Top Chef and owner of Good Stuff Eatery and We the Pizza will be opening a new Kosher food truck. There are several caveats to this exciting news, however:

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New Kosher Restaurant Now Open in DC – Distrikt Bistro

I’m really excited to hear about the new Kosher restaurant that just opened in Washington, DC. Not long ago the JCC in DC had a restaurant called the JCC Cafe, which was more of a sit down restaurant than a cafe. In their absence, only Eli’s remained as the only way to have a Kosher […]

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Restaurants with Sukkot 2010

CLICK HERE: UPDATED FOR 2013   This list was compiled by our community of Kosher travelers. Thank you to everyone to contributed! (There is no doubt that this list is incomplete. If there are restaurants that are not listed that have a Sukkah, please comment below.) To get YeahThatsKosher updates via email, click here. Find us […]

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Kosher News – End of Summer 2009

It’s been quite a busy summer in the kosher world. Restaurants opening and closing all around. If you know about any recent closures or openings that we missed in this post, please comment below.

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Sports Arenas & Stadiums

The following arenas and stadiums have kosher food available. Please keep in mind that there are specific locations that have kosher food, and that these options are not necessarily available throughout the stadium. Thank you to Kosher Sports Inc. who provided us with this information. Kosher Sports- Star-K Citi Field in Flushing, NY (New York […]

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Want to be in DC for the Inauguration?

While YeahThatsKosher is not a political website, and does not take any partisan views, we would like to let people know about this deal, should you be interested. For those fervently interested in witnessing Obama's inauguration into the presidency, it will take place in Washington D.C. on January 20th, 2009. is offering a special […]

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✈ Keeping Kosher in Washington, D.C.

Contributed by: Sharona Whisler | Last Date of Travel: [Author lives in DC] Kosher Info: In the District itself kosher food and especially restaurants are slim pickings considering how many Jews live in the area. The most popular kosher restaurant in DC is “Eli’s” (, a glatt kosher deli/grill with a nice variety of dishes […]

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