D.C. New "It" Place For Breakfast | WAMU 88.5 - American University Radio

: News

D.C. New "It" Place For Breakfast

Play associated audio
Breakfast In Washington writer/producer Simon Epstein digs in to MGM Roast Beef's signature breakfast sandwich, The Bellybuster.
Rebecca Sheir
Breakfast In Washington writer/producer Simon Epstein digs in to MGM Roast Beef's signature breakfast sandwich, The Bellybuster.

A new documentary called "Breakfast in Washington" airs tonight on public television. It's based on visits to more than two-dozen restaurants in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Places serve up everything from down-home diner grub to go-getter power breakfasts. The premise of the film is that D.C. has become the new "it" place for breakfast.

WAMU's Rebecca Sheir recently sat down for breakfast with writer and producer Simon Epstein, to find out more.

NPR

'Passages' Author Reflects On Her Own Life Journey

Gail Sheehy is famous for her in-depth profiles of influential people, as well as her 1976 book on common adult life crises. Now she turns her eye inward, in her new memoir Daring: My Passages.
NPR

Syrup Induces Pumpkin-Spiced Fever Dreams

Hugh Merwin, an editor at Grub Street, bought a 63-ounce jug of pumpkin spice syrup and put it in just about everything he ate for four days. As he tells NPR's Scott Simon, it did not go well.
NPR

Texas Gubernatorial Candidates Go To The Border To Court Voters

Republicans have won every statewide office in Texas for 20 years, but the growing Hispanic population tends to vote Democrat, and the GOP's survival may depend on recruiting Hispanic supporters.
NPR

Drivers, Passengers Say Uber App Doesn't Always Yield Best Routes

People love Uber, but they often complain the Uber app's built-in navigation doesn't give its drivers the best directions. The company says the app helps drivers and passengers travel efficiently.

Leave a Comment

Help keep the conversation civil. Please refer to our Terms of Use and Code of Conduct before posting your comments.