Shop Made In DC, at 1330 19th St. NW, a new brick and mortar store and café stocked exclusively with DC brands and concepts, opened on Oct. 16. The new storefront operation is a collaborative retail extension of the Made in DC program and is made possible through a partnership with the DC Department of Small and Local Business Development, Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, Boston Properties, People Make Place and Neighborhood Restaurant Group. The unique store features a rotating selection of products designed, crafted, built and made in DC including jewelry, clothing, paper goods, accessories, furniture and food products. Customers can shop DC-made items from brands like DISTRICT of CLOTHING, Hollow Work Ceramics, Milks Letterpress and Mallory Shelter Jewelry.
The in-store cafe features a menu of bagels, bialys, and breakfast sandwiches from Bullfrog Bagels, alongside a coffee program by Small Planes Coffee. Shop Made in DC offers a full menu of espresso beverages and cold brew. New concepts Dorjee Momo, nomadic Tibetan cuisine from Chef Dorjee Tsering, and Tortilladora, southwestern tacos and sides by Chef Ed McIntosh, also share space. In addition, a selection of RunningByrd Tea, Misfit cold-pressed juices, Thunder Beast craft root beer and craft kombucha are available. In keeping with the store’s commitment to DC’s creative community, a soundtrack of DC bands and artists will play in-store. The store sells vinyl records from DC artists. For more information, visit shopmadeindc.com.