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Torrie’s captures the essence of D.C. & its black community

‘It’s The Kind Of Restaurant That’s Just Disappearing’: 20 Years In, Torrie’s Remains A Landmark In Shaw


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Location: DC-Washington, D.C.

Story Date: 4/5/2019

Publisher: DCist   

Author: BreAnna Bell

On most weekdays, you’d be hard-pressed to find any hustle and bustle inside Torrie’s, the red-walled restaurant across from Howard University Hospital. Saturday and Sunday, however, tell a different story: The place fills with crowds hungry for a plate of homestyle-cooked food from the all-day breakfast menu. One DCist reader thinks it’s time the 20-year old restaurant got some buzz.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: Editor Picks

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