Skillet sandwiches pop-up at Black Whiskey

The great cauliflower wars of 14th Street have another combatant: the new Skillet sandwich pop-up, which began today at Black Whiskey. Skillet is owned by Peter He of People's Bao in Silver Spring.

Skillet's "Rolls Royce" steak sandwich (Maura Judkis)
Skillet's "Rolls Royce" steak sandwich (Maura Judkis)

Skillet's menu, below, gives you your choice of protein -- steak, duck, chicken, roasted pork, and yes, cauliflower -- and three types of topping blends, all served on Lyon Bakery bread. Or you can pick from a menu of combinations: Our taste testers were big fans of the "Dark & Stormy," a sandwich with pork, onion marmalade and arugula, and we liked the rich bourbon marinade on the steak. The PB&J with Nutella is a sweet option, but the cauliflower sandwich, alas, is bested by Mike Isabella's from G Sandwich, which made our list of 40 Eats this year.

Todd Ciuba, one of the partners at Black Whiskey, said the pop-up will continue indefinitely.

Black Whiskey, 1410 14th St. NW. 202-800-8130. Pop-up hours: 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. 


Roast pork sandwich from Skillet pop-up. (Fritz Hahn/The Washington Post)

Skillet Sandwich Shop Menu

Maura Judkis covers culture, food, and the arts for the Weekend section and Going Out Guide.
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