We thank all of those who voted Busboys and Poets: Best Gluten-Free Menu in Washington City Paper’s Best of DC 2015 poll. 

We’ve made it our mission to be an inclusive dining space, and the place to bring your friends and family for a great meal regardless of their dietary restrictions.  Accommodating gluten-free folks has been an utmost priority since the rise in celiac disease has been so rapid.  Word is still out on what is to blame for the growing per cent of the population that has to stay alert around food.  We know that eating out can be an anxious experience for many celiacs, and it’s encouraging to hear that City Paper readers trust us for a safe experience. 

What’s gluten free on our menu?

– Beef Chili
– Shrimp & Grits
– Nachos
– Gluten-Free Pizza
– Catfish
– Blackened Salmon
– Fried Chicken
– Beans & Wild Rice
– Cream of Tomato Soup
– Harira Soup
– All salads with the exception of Falafel and Spinach & Wheatberry

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Black Lives Matter

We at Busboys and Poets are distressed at the senseless violence against Black men, women, children, and Black people of all genders that has become all too commonplace in this country. Not a day goes by that we don’t see a video, a Tweet or a Facebook post of a Black person facing assault or … Continued

On Censorship by Salman Rushdie

On Censorship by Salman Rushdie

No writer ever really wants to talk about censorship. Writers want to talk about creation, and censorship is anti-creation, negative energy, uncreation, the bringing into being of non-being, or, to use Tom Stoppard’s description of death, “the absence of presence.” Censorship is the thing that stops you doing what you want to do, and what writers want to talk about is what they do, not what stops them doing it.

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Community Resources for COVID-19

Here are some resources that you may be able to take advantage of: Back To School After Lockdown – Tips From An NHS Psychologist One Fair Wage – Emergency Funding for Tipped Employees/Service WorkersRWCF- Restaurant Workers COVID-19 Crisis Relief Fund USBG- COVID-19 Relief Grants for Bartenders Restaurant Opportunities Centers- United Crisis Relief Fund Virtual Tip JarOffice … Continued