6-25-2013 | Washingtonpost.com
... the creme brulee doughnut at Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken...
By Nevin Martell
5-15-2013 | Washingtonpost.com
We are two-thirds of the way through our insulin-shocking mission to find
the area’s best doughnut. In our first seven weeks, we ate more than 140
of the fried pastries while checking out national chains, local upstarts
and longtime neighborhood favorites. By Nevin Martell
5-8-2013 | Eater DC
Here are 23 of the most buzzed-about specialty doughnut shops
across the United States. By Amy McKeever
Finger Lickin’ Awesome
4-25-2013 | 7x7 The Travel Issue
Waffles are so five minutes ago. At D.C.’s Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken the classic Southern combo gets a twist with artisanal ingredients — think Valhrona chocolate and Plugra Butter—and wacky flavors including Saigon cinnamon, piña colada, twink-nut, and s’mores…what’ll it be?
4-25-2013 | Washingtonian Best Bites
From Popeyes to BonChon to GBD, we wade through the best and worst Washington has
to offer right now. By Anna Spiegel
4-10-2013 | CBS Local
Sweet, fluffy and finger-linking good are the best adjectives to describe the doughnuts
from Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken, and your wedding guests will thank you for the
opportunity to try them.
4-8-2013 | The Daily Meal
D.C.’s donut fever continues with Metro Center shop’s debut. By Teresa Tobat, Special Contributor
4-6-2013 | POLITICO
After several months of catering and pop-up sales, pastry Chef Jason Gehring,
formerly of Fiola… By Mike Allen
4-3-2013 | FoxNews.com
The lowly doughnut has gotten a makeover in Washington, D.C.
Posted by Correspondent McLean Robbins
4-3-2013 | FoxNews.com
Though once a staple of Southern cuisine, fried chicken is taking on some decidedly
interesting twists. By Kate Parham
3-25-2013 | Washingtonpost.com
The long-awaited Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken opened in a storefront near
Metro Center in April.
3-25-2013 | Southern Living
Every Monday we bring you the SL Hot List, a round up of the five latest and
greatest things to hit the South. Consider it your weekly update on our region’s
most buzzworthy food, culture, and style news. By Jessica Stringer
3-20-2013 | THRILLIST
Astro's the creation of two childhood friends... By Leo Schmid
2-15-2013 | WJLA TV
Gourmet doughnuts are hot this year and several businesses are opening shops
over the next few weeks. By Mike Conneen
1-8-2013 | Serious Eats
Whether or not you're a fan of savory-sweet combination of fried chicken and doughnuts,
2013 looks like it's going to be a banner year for it in DC. By Brian Oh
12-24-2012 | UrbanDaddy
Fortunately they’ll bring them to you by the dozen so long as you’re around Metro Center.
12-14-2012 | EatMore DrinkMore
There’s a new spot coming to Metro Center in early 2013, by Jenna
12-11-2012 | Daily Candy Food & Drink
Next year will bring us a couple of brick-and-mortar sugar shacks, but you can order now for
what’s to come.
10-29-2012 | Eater DC
On the heels of Astro’s opening announcement, Eater DC highlights five unknown facts
about Astro Doughnuts & Fried Chicken.
10-26-2012 | Washingtonpost.com
Washington Post dining critic, Tom Sietsema, previews details of Astro Doughnut & Fried Chicken.