Weenie Beenie is the last of a small Washington-area chain of drive-ins specializing in half-smokes — the one dish unique to DC. The split and grilled links are available bunned and condimented for lunch as well as with egg and cheese for breakfast.
Larsen’s is a friendly Main Street pub with a full menu of sandwiches and bar snacks. Its claim to fame is a big, beautiful pork tenderloin sandwich — winner of the 2007 Iowa Pork Producer’s blue ribbon as the state’s best.
This bird is ferocious. Of the four degrees of Scoville-scale pain Prince’s offers, even mild packs a punch; hot will make eyes water and lips tingle; extra hot? You tell us! Prince’s quarters and halves are seasoned down to the bone; and their crust, which strips off in luxurious patches that are equal measures crunch and chew, is radiant with red-orange spice.
Bobke’s is a German bakery-cafe with a vast repertoire of exemplary breads, cakes, and cookies. Lunch is served weekdays from 11 to 2: sandwiches, soups, and such Old World specialties as schnitzel and bratwurst.
In this friendly snack bar, serving poutine, burgers, and guedilles since 1961, you can expect a truly happy meal priced in the single-digit dollar range.