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Any Kosher offerings in Union Station, Washington, D.C.?

serenarobin May 5, 2012 08:11 PM

I have a tight connection at Union Station- anyone know if there are kosher packaged sandwiches or similar food I can pick up for the train ride?

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    SoCal Mother RE: serenarobin May 5, 2012 11:46 PM

    There might be Wraps2Go kosher sandwiches available at Top's Frozen yogurt bar.

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      serenarobin RE: SoCal Mother May 6, 2012 02:01 PM

      great- I will check it out. thank you!

    2. serenarobin RE: serenarobin May 11, 2012 03:23 PM

      Here's the report: Near Track A, next to a Sbarros, there's a Tops Fro Yo place. Behind the counter there's a small fridge and a sign saying there are kosher wraps to go sandwiches. the choices were chicken or turkey- I got turkey ($7.00) on rye and ran for the train. The sandwich contained two packets each of mayo and mustard, and rather limp lettuce and a slice of tomato. The turkey slices were actually pretty tasty. Overall, the convenience couldn't be beat, since there was no way I would have been able to buy or carry something else between meetings and still get to my train.

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        Prettypoodle RE: serenarobin May 11, 2012 10:58 PM

        COOL! Best part is I know EXACTLY where the case is located:) THANKS!

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          AdinaA RE: serenarobin Oct 11, 2012 06:59 AM

          Thank you. I found them. Just where you said they would be.

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            serenarobin RE: AdinaA Oct 11, 2012 07:37 PM

            Glad they are still selling sandwiches there. Very convenient for the hungry kosher traveler.

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              AdinaA RE: serenarobin Jan 9, 2013 10:04 AM

              It was convenient. But the Top's Frozen yogurt bar has disappeared. There is a Crumbs cupcakes, but that's about all there is, alas.

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          AdinaA RE: serenarobin Jan 9, 2013 06:26 PM

          But the Acela has Bubbie's brand tuna sandwich, with an OK, on nice bread. Actually, pretty tasty.

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            Kosher Critic RE: AdinaA Jan 14, 2013 02:30 PM

            Acela also offers kosher meals in 1st class. They need to be ordered one day in advance. 50% of the time the meals do not make it on the train and I have had the Bubbie's sandwich. Most of the meals that actually arrived were pretty bad; I have only had one ok one. I hope that Wraps2Go finds another spot in Union Station.

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              AdinaA RE: AdinaA Jun 27, 2013 04:33 PM

              The Acela has stopped stocking the kosher sandwiches. Alas.

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                Kosher Critic RE: AdinaA Jul 1, 2013 09:42 AM

                FIrst class still offers kosher meal options: chicken, beef or fish. Last month, I was surprised both that my meal actually arrived and that it was not bad for a frozen meal. The Freshko meals in Penn St. are very helpful.

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              bethanyshondark RE: serenarobin Jan 13, 2013 10:25 AM

              If you hold by the Crumbs hechsher, there's one in Union Station by the Amtrak.

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