TRY A SHAKE—OURSHAKES ARE MADE WITH REAL MILKFROM A COW!
Ah, the sounds of old Caruso records
and lantern slides of the Italian canals— a vision made in heaven!Our fabulous family style pasta is pre-pared with superb Italian meat sauce,aged grated cheeses, a choice of sauces
or a wonderful nightly special. Ask your
Accompany your pasta with a crisp
salad, a bowl of Chef Eric “Brandino’s”soup du jour and of course the always
popular garlic toast. Then polish off
your meal in true Italian style with a
steaming hot espresso. Always remem
-ber, Italians never hurry a meal and if you take their advice, it’s ok to keep thekids up past 8 on a Monday evening!From our Ted’s family to yours, we sin-cerely hope that at the end of your mealeveryone will stand up, clasp hands andsay in contented tones — “Mi piace!” or“We like it!”
Ted’s corporate Art Deco features were salvaged from thePhiladelphia Civic Center, circa 1928
In this place, the food is excellent and
better yet, the price is right.
It’s a joint for all Hillys of all ages andfor the money, you can’t get a betterburger in town; No jokes here—theygrind their own meat in-house!Where else can you strap on the oldfeedbag and get Chef Shannan Tronco-so’s take on a grilled cheese for the kidswith classic Wonder Bread or one foryourself with the real deal, Texas Toast?Dunk it in a bowl of her homemade to-
mato soup and it’s a runaway winner.
Sure to round out as a top favorite withthe fans will be hits such as the classicCobb salad with Green Goddess dress-ing, meat loaf and real un-canned peasand hot cornbread on the side; With allof this on the menu, it’ll be just like hit-ting the trifecta!For the drop in diner and neighbor-hood early birds, sweets for the honeysinclude homemade toaster pastries,
shakes, cookies and peanut butter pie.
Coffee and Italian-style frothy espresso
drinks won’t set you back either. Ven
-ture in or rap on the takeout window forPastry Chef Erica Chirunomula’s grab-
and-go savory pies, mufns and hotbreakfast sandwiches.
Finally, a real winner is the projector
that grinds out old ickers for the edi
-cation of elbow-benders who might be
present. The movie menu includes such
stalwarts as The Marx Brothers and Jim-my Stewart—and miracle of miracles—
there’s no cover or minimum.
You’d have to go far to do better thanTed’s Bulletin; and relax--this placedoesn’t do trick dogs, talking dolls or
assorted feats of magic. It’s just a mec
-ca for the hungry and it’s damn pleasantany time of day!BULLETIN opens daily at 7am, 7 days
a week. TedsBulletin.com
CAPITOL HILLRENAISSANCE MAN
Special thanks to Director of Opera-tions and pal, Freddie Herrmann, forsharing his entire music collection for
our restaurant soundtrack. It has been
speculated that Fred may have beenborn in the wrong musical era, favoringthe sounds of the 30s and 40s to today’s
modern “junk” as Fred puts it.
Not so coincidentally, his name worksfor that era as well, somehow we can see“Freddie Herrmann and the Fred Her-
rmann All-Stars” on the bandstand. No
small stretch, Fred was a proud mem-ber of the Washington Redskins Band
for a ne ten year stint from 1987-1997,
in what Fred calls “The glory days of
Just as interesting is Fred’s longtime
Capitol Hill association. Just across the
street at the current “Frame of Mine”storefront at 522 8th Street, is the siteof the former Fred Herrmann Restau-rant which was in operation over 100
years ago from 1895-1905. That greatbuilding was built specically to housethe restaurant. Upon Fred’s great greatgrandfather’s passing, the letters MRS.
were added to the signage, when the
misses took over.Aserious piece of Capitol Hill history,
with Fred keeping up the family tradi-tion in restaurants and residence!
TED’S ON THE HILL
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