Best of Washington 2021: The 16 Best New Things to Eat and Drink in DC Right Now

Published in Washingtonian, September 20, 2021

Rose Nguyen was a pediatric nurse at Children’s National Hospital who loved to cook. While holding down her day job, she honed her culinary skills at eateries including Toki Underground and Maketto before launching, in March 2020, her own bakery devoted to Asian American sweets. We’re fans of the doughnuts (with fillings such as pandan and passionfruit) and the flaky egg tart—and clearly, as our Instagram poll revealed, so are readers. 1110 Vermont Ave., NW (The Block Food Hall); 202-681-7516.

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