Folks in the Bloomingdale neighborhood are elated at tonight’s 9pm opening of Rustik, a pizza joint at 1st and T St. When I say elated, I mean it. Here’s one tweet I can’t show you because of language, but the relevant part of it is this: “Been living in #Bloomingdaledc 4 years w/ no restaurant the dark days are over!”
Four years with no restaurant? Talk about an under-served area. If you’re wondering about the menu, peep this blurb:
Our unique brick oven will make delicious thin crust pizzas. We’ll have other savory delights such as salads, sandwiches, a brunch menu and more. We’ll have great-tasting food for our vegan and vegetarian friends, too.
Nice! Can I be your vegetarian friend? I am always grateful to places that look out for us herbivores. The sweet looking dog who occasionally shows up on Rustik’s homepage ain’t bad, either.
p.s. Here’s a brand name blogger’s reaction: