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Indulge in a Fried Chicken Sandwich at These Washington DC Restaurants

For the past few months, fried chicken sandwiches have been all the rage! Lines at fast-food restaurants like Popeyes and Chick-fil-a are running around the block as people have been clamoring to try fried chicken sandwiches throughout their cities.

However, in a foodie city like Washington DC, there’s no reason to stick to fast-food restaurants for fried chicken sandwiches – you can get them at tons of our local eateries which utilize fresh ingredients and local chicken and are made by accomplished chefs. Here are some to try near your 1331 Maryland apartment.

Oohh’s & Aahh’s, located at 1005 U St NW, Washington, DC which is 16 minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartment, serves hearty down-home soul food such as fried chicken and collard greens presented in a no-frills setting.

As a Black-owned business striving to preserve Black culture, Oohh’s & Aahh’s uses their talents to create delicious soul food. It has consistently received the “Cheap Eats Award” and the “Best Macaroni and Cheese“ award from Washingtonian Magazine. Most recently, the restaurant was featured on the Food Network show “Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives.”

Federalist Pig, located at 1654 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC which is 14 minutes from your 1331 Maryland apartment, is a laid-back shack run by pitmaster Rob Sonderman serving wood-smoked BBQ in sandwiches and platters.

Federalist Pig is a regional American BBQ restaurant drawing inspiration from all across the South and the world. In addition to the fan favorites of ribs, wings, brisket and sausage, they specialize in creative sandwiches using all of their BBQ meats with flavorful sauces and condiments.


Oohh’s & Aahh’s

1005 U St NW, Washington, DC 20001

(202) 667-7142


Federalist Pig

1654 Columbia Rd NW, Washington, DC 20009