Wednesday, February 22, 2012

H & Pizza coming this spring to 1118 H St

H Street has been waiting patiently for a gourmet pizza spot for a while now and while some places have been proposed that have not panned out, H & Pizza is on track to open at 1118 H Street -- the building next door to Taylor Gourmet, which previously housed Birdand -- later this Spring.

H & Pizza's owner Steve Salis is keeping his cards close to his chest for now, but he's excited to bring quality pizza to H Street and promises gourmet ingredients and a first rate product.  H & Pizza will offer three types of crusts -- regular, whole wheat and nine grain and will also provide a variety of options for vegans, lactose intolerant and is working on developing a gluten free crust as well. Salis comes to DC from New York where he was involved in the restaurant business and has chosen H Street for his first outpost.  H & Pizza is something of a fast-casual pizza concept, offering customizable made to order personal gourmet pizzas, made with top quality fresh ingredients. They will not offer pizza by the slice or delivery, but will be available for dine in and will do some carry out business as well.  H & Pizza is renovated the building now in hopes of a late Spring opening.

7 comments:

  1. SO excited to hear they will offer gluten free pizza - H St is lacking here. I live in 20002, and my younger sister goes to Catholic U & she has Celiac's. So other than sushi & mexican, she misses out on a lot of H. Hopefully coming from NY - they will know how to do pizza right. Most of DC misses out here ...

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  2. Very exciting news! Can't wait to try their pizzas.

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  3. OVER THE MOON EXCITED ABOUT GF PIZZA COMING TO H!

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  4. Woo Hoo! Sounds like they will be serving some eclectic varieties of pies. Exciting news

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  5. I dont eat GF, but my friend who does will be stoked when she visits. We always get Mexican. I think the name is a little...ridiculous.... but if they make good pizza I'll be there a lot

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  6. @Bree The Argonaut and Big Board both offer GF alternatives.

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  7. There would no need for wheat in the world if someone can come along with a better binding agent which can substitute gluten. I dont mind gluten free pizza bases but to be honest they are pretty crumby and at times unappetising.

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