On this week’s restaurant news, Shaw’s most modern watering gap is prepared to help its first beer, Dupont Circle will get extra lope, and Takoma Park will get a splashy taqueria.
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January 31, 2019
SHAW—Prolonged-delayed neighborhood bar Jake’s Tavern, a laid-wait on alternative to pretentious cocktail bars, eventually bought its liquor license this week and plans to open pouring tonight. The nautical-styled setup comes from Kristen Ciuba and her husband Todd Ciuba, a co-owner of 5-year-frail Gloomy Whiskey. Along side traditional cocktails, there’s Miller Lite — Todd Ciuba’s favourite beer — house pilsner, Guinness, and Yuengling from 12 faucets. Its beefy food menu, featuring soups from Prescription Hen and Sloppy Mama’s pulled pork, gained’t roll out unless next week. However tonight there will frozen pies from one other D.C. outfit: Utilize Pizza. The bar can help unless 1:45 a.m. (and just a few:45 a.m. Friday and Saturday). “However will survey how it goes,” Ciuba tells Eater, of opening weekend hours. Set up: Projected to open at 5 p.m. 1606 seventh Motorway NW; net enviornment.
DUPONT CIRCLE—Chicago import Aloha Creep Co. opened its 2d space intention this week, sliding staunch into a house formerly occupied by Jamba Juice. Along side invent-your-maintain Hawaiian bowls, the fleet-informal arrival presents off heat climate vibes by assignment of vivid colours and palm tree prints. Set up: Certified open. 1333 Nineteenth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
TAKOMA PARK—Cielo Rojo is now open with heirloom corn from Oaxaca, abundant vegetable suggestions, and beer-braised carnitas made with Negro Modelo and oranges. The tidy taqueria comes from couple Carolina McCandless and Mexico Metropolis native David Perez, who met while working in San Francisco’s hyper-aggressive Mexican culinary scene at vegan restaurant Gracias Madre. Quiz meat-essentially based guisados, or stews, much like pork carnitas or rooster in a dim mole sauce, as suggestions in tacos and quesadillas. Set up: Certified open for dinner provider. 7056 Carroll Avenue; net enviornment.
January 24, 2019
OLD TOWN—The crew leisurely Arlington’s Enormous Cru Wine Bar unveiled a brand sleek French restaurant and steakhouse called Bistro Sancerre. The gap dinner menu entails filet mignon, braised lamb shank, and North Atlantic salmon, alongside with starters admire ricotta gnocchi, escargot, soups, and salads. Wines, beers, and cocktails spherical out the drinks list at the romantic respite, which contains patio seating advance a fountain. Set up: Certified open. 1725 Duke Motorway, Alexandria, Virginia; net enviornment.
DUPONT CIRCLE—Vegetarian chain Fruitive debuted a brand sleek Dupont Circle intention with chilly-pressed juices and acai bowls. The Virginia-essentially based label, which payments itself as the indispensable licensed organic fleet-informal restaurant in North The United States, will roll out beefy hours on Friday, January 25 with free avocado toast and occasional at noon that day. Set up: Certified open. 1330 Connecticut Avenue NW; net enviornment.
OLD TOWN—Radiant Oaxacan hotspot Urbano 116 is now open with masks and murals devoted to Mexico’s theatrical expert wrestling ardour, lucha libre. The a hundred and sixty-seat enterprise, which parts a neon-lit churros window and plenty of tequila pours, comes from General Plate Hospitality (Mason Social, Augie’s Mussel Dwelling, and Take on the Ave). Chef Alam Méndez Florián, who hails from Mexico Metropolis’s vivid eating scene, is making time-intensive moles, tacos, and ceviches for his first stateside gig. Set up: Certified open for lunch and dinner. 116 King Motorway, Alexandria, Virginia; net enviornment.
H STREET—Baltimore-essentially based Asian fusion restaurant the Crimson Boat slid into the house formerly occupied by Micho’s Lebanese Grill. Its first D.C. intention brings the strip kimchi- and bulgogi-topped fries, lemongrass pork tacos, and additional veteran Vietnamese dishes admire pho and banh mi. It’s the fifth intention for the Crimson Boat, which has four stores in Maryland (Baltimore, College Park, Glen Burnie) and one other opening planned in Boca Raton, Florida. Set up: Certified open. 500 H Motorway NE; net enviornment.
January 8, 2019
SHAW—Espita Mezcaleria merely debuted a brand sleek informal counter for lunch. The Oaxacan-influenced restaurant takes on the short-term title Espita Lonchería all the intention via the noon meal, which translates to “snack bar” in Spanish. From Eleven a.m. to 2 p.m., highlights from chef Robert Aikens’ dinner menu ($Three-$12) consist of chorizo tacos, fried yuca with pasilla pepper crema, and churros with coconut ash and passionfruit caramel. Set up: Certified open. 1250 ninth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
DOWNTOWN—Greek-influenced Mazi slid into the house formerly occupied by Take 15, providing downtown diners a brand sleek take a seat-down option for pork souvlaki, fried calamari, rooster or vegan kebabs, and vegetable pastas. Patrons can earn 10 % off their invoice for January’s opening month. Set up: Certified open. 518 Ok Motorway NW; net enviornment.
MOUNT VERNON TRIANGLE—Funky fleet-informal chain Sol Mexican Grill opened its most modern space intention with tacos, burritos, quesadillas, and nachos for the 9-to-5 enviornment. There’s other Sol sites within the Atlas District and Foggy Bottom. Set up: Certified open. 655 Ok Motorway NW; net enviornment.
MOUNT VERNON TRIANGLE—Georgetown veggie kitchen Chaia opened its 2d airy space intention, bringing its sleek D.C. neighborhood creamy kale and potato tacos, tortillas cooked on a colossal comal, aspects admire carrot-kohlrabi slaw, and the very best likely intention to set taco fillings over grains. The 38-seat enviornment hopes to adapt staunch into a bar at evening with cocktails served unless 10 p.m. each day. Its female and bohemian disclose parts wood lanterns sourced from Mexico, dreamcatchers, and hand-stenciled flooring. A roomy kitchen can tackle catering and colossal-scale orders. Set up: Certified open. 615 Admire Motorway NW; net enviornment.
December 19, 2018
BETHESDA—It’s opening day for Philz Espresso in Bethesda Row — the customizable coffee chain’s first intention in Maryland. Based mostly extra than 25 years ago by Phil Jaber in San Francisco, Philz has grown to fifty five stores during California and the D.C. space with areas in Adams Morgan, The Yards, and Dupont Circle. Along side 20 blends of coffee, Philz has breakfast burritos, scones and truffles, cookies, and bagels. There’s moreover tea, spices, and occasional by the pound. Set up: Certified open. 7247 Woodmont Avenue, Bethesda, Maryland; net enviornment.
DOWNTOWN—Toddle, the first D.C. membership from the Fresh York-essentially based chain, is now serving bar food, bottled cocktails, and flying orange balls to its surrounding 9-to-5 crowd. The budding celeb-backed chain has sprinkled seven old areas from Fresh York Metropolis to Seattle. A “United by Ping-Pong” slogan greets company at the door in D.C. As soon as underground, patrons gain a beefy-provider restaurant manned by Patrick Tanyag, an alum of Le Kon in Clarendon, and a horseshoe-shaped bar overlooking 12 ping-pong tables. Set up: Certified open. 1332 F Motorway NW; net enviornment.
DEL RAY— General Plate Hospitality expands its growing Alexandria empire with the opening of Take on the Ave., bringing the neighborhood an off-the-cuff sleek option for contemporary-caught seafood and craft cocktails. Chef Eric Reid, who moreover runs the kitchen at months-frail sister enviornment Augie’s Mussel Dwelling within reach, is serving a whole rainbow trout in ginger and scallion sauce, dinky po’ boy sandwiches with shaved napa cabbage, and jackfruit lettuce wraps. The a hundred-seat enviornment, with vivid pops of purple, presents lunch, dinner, and brunch beginning this weekend. Set up: Certified open. 2419 Mount Vernon Avenue; net enviornment.
GEORGETOWN—The Berliner slid into the frail Malmaison house, bringing Georgetown a brand sleek option for pretzels and beer cheese, spaetzel gratin, and six kinds of sausages from chef Mike O’Brien. The compact beer corridor entails 24 faucets, with German powerhouses (Hofbrau, Augustiner, Spaten, Weihenstephaner) alongside native brews. The sleek enterprise is owned by Popal Body of workers, a restaurant company that owns Lapis Bistro in Adams Morgan. Set up: Certified open. 3401 Water Motorway NW; net enviornment.
December Eleven, 2018
UNION MARKET—Shaw wine bar La Jambe merely opened its 2d intention, bringing the food stall a romantic respite to expose charcuterie plates, olives, and grilled cheese. La Jambe, which has been open for two years, is adding grab-out into the mix for the indispensable time at its sleek Thirteen-seat Northeast bar, with mild bites stocked leisurely a transparent deli counter. Proprietor Anastasia Mori tells Eater there’s handiest food for now, but alcohol will quickly be accessible with a option of 20 French wines. Set up: Certified open. 1309 Fifth Motorway NE; net enviornment.
BALLSTON—Denver-essentially based label Punch Bowl Social debuted its first space intention, rolling out bowling and foosball alongside with bar food and alcoholic punch bowls. The total menu is accessible during all three flooring, which sport a ski lodge-meets-circus vibe. Its sleek corporate chef Sheamus Feeley, who hails from Beverly Hills-essentially based Hillstone Restaurant Body of workers, created a diverse lineup of tacos, quinoa bowls, and rooster and waffles. Set up: Certified open. 4238 Wilson Boulevard, Ballston, Virginia; net enviornment.
SOUTHWEST—Master mixologist Todd Thrasher’s anticipated solar-splashed Tiki advanced at The Wharf has arrived with plenty of tropical cocktails, platters of roasted pork and King’s Hawaiian rolls, and ahi tuna bowls. Tiki TNT parts three bar areas during three levels, with its rooftop deck coming within the spring. Its distillery fragment — Potomac Distilling Firm —is scheduled to open churning out Thrasher’s eponymous white rum label at the dwell of the week. Set up: Certified open. 1130 Maine Avenue, SW; net enviornment.
PRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY—Rock & Toss Crab Dwelling opened its first space locale within the Free State Having a disclose Center in Bowie, Maryland. The Three,800-square-foot seafood dangle-out serves a gamut of ocean-plucked offerings at the side of blue crabs, king and snow crab legs, dinky, clams, mussels, oysters, and scallops served with mute-to-sizzling seasonings. There are moreover fried baskets of tilapia, catfish, and softshell crabs. Turf suggestions consist of rooster wings, sausages, hush puppies, and fries. Set up: Certified open. 15500 Annapolis Motorway, Bowie, Maryland; net enviornment.
December Three, 2018
SPRING VALLEY—Pizzeria Paradiso’s biggest intention up to now is now open each day for lunch and dinner in Spring Valley. Its fifth space intention serves Neapolitan-fashion pizzas ($12 to $21), and native beers picked by beverage director Drew McCormick maintain up 14 draft traces. Interactive parts consist of two pinball machines (Pirates of the Caribbean and the Simpsons) and two video game machines, alongside with a custom mural by Stillwater Brewery label designer Mike Van Hall. Set up: Certified open. 4850 Massachusetts Avenue NW; net enviornment.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS—Bombay Motorway Meals is working on all cylinders with skill for roughly 70 of us on a first reach, first help basis. Proprietor Asad Sheikh, who essentially based the smartly-regarded trio of Curry Mantra eating areas in Northern Virginia, is enraged for dishes admire chile rooster in sweet and spicy tomato sauce from the Indo-Chinese language fragment of the menu, besides to the 2-person sampler Bombay thali. The festive home is decorated with photos of Bollywood performers and motorway food distributors. Set up: Certified open. 1413 Park Motorway NW; net enviornment.
DOWNTOWN—Moxy Resort’s foyer-stage bar, which doubles as the overview-in stand, is now serving naan flatbreads, inventive cocktails, and truffle fries. A each day contented hour (4 p.m. to 7 p.m.) slashes prices of some cocktails in half to $6, while draft beers are $5, and snacks admire buffalo rooster flatbread are $7. The sleek 14-account Marriott lodge encourages customers to linger in its foyer, with board games, tic-tac-toe, and cozy seating. Set up: Certified open each day unless 1 a.m. 1011 Ok Motorway NW; net enviornment.
FOGGY BOTTOM—Creep Papa is now slinging its Hawaiian-fashion marinated fish bowls in Foggy Bottom. The chain’s 2d store presents a lineup of signature bowls alongside customizable suggestions that mix Thai and Korean parts alongside veteran lope flavors. Set up: Certified open. 1919 Pennsylvania Avenue NW; net enviornment.
November 20, 2018
FAIRFAX—Native chain Diminutive Dipper Sizzling Pot Dwelling debuted its Zero.33 space intention at some level of the Mosaic District in Fairfax. Choices consist of dipper combos and additional than 25 additional toppings accessible to dunk particularly person cauldrons of simmering broth. The 65-seat intention presents lunch, dinner, and contented hour, with a 5-seat beefy bar pouring drinks unless 10 p.m. Set up: Certified open. 2985 District Avenue, Suite 185, Fairfax, Virginia; net enviornment.
CAPITOL HILL—Snappy-informal newcomer Luwich Café is now serving an array of banh mi sandwiches, pho, and vermicelli bowls in a 2d-stage house formerly occupied by a Subway. Set up: Certified open. 406 First Motorway SE; net enviornment.
PENN QUARTER—Scotts Restaurant & Bar introduced the bustling Penn Quarter neighborhood a quaint and colorful getaway for comfort meals and craft cocktails from throughout the pond. The two-allotment venue, from British hospitality vet Simon Lowe, includes a restaurant and a participants-handiest whiskey membership. Seasoned chef Will Artley is making his notorious “BLT” gnocchi within the kitchen. Set up: Certified open. 927 F Motorway NW; net enviornment.
GEORGETOWN—Restaurateur Manuel Iguina quietly opened High Motorway Cafe within the house formerly occupied by Paolo’s Ristorante, bringing the neighborhood an accessible option for American classics with a Latin American zigzag. Choices consist of pizzas with manchego cream and caipirinhas and mojitos made leisurely the bar. Lunch is expected to be part of the rotation next week. Set up: Certified open. 1303 Wisconsin Avenue NW; net enviornment.
November 7, 2018
ROCKVILLE—The first of many space outposts of Flower Diminutive one is now open in Rockville. The smartly being food label, which falls under the Fox Restaurant Ideas umbrella, has about a dozen nationwide areas, principally in Arizona and Texas. The colorful 4,000-square-foot intention presents vegan lope bowls made with marinated beets, grass-fed steak wraps, kombucha on faucet, and contemporary-squeezed juices, besides to beer and wine. Set up: Certified open each day at Eleven a.m. 10072 Darnestown Motorway, Rockville, Maryland; net enviornment.
FOGGY BOTTOM—Foggy Bottom’s newly revamped Arc the Resort debuted its novel American restaurant, Notti 824, for breakfast and dinner provider this week. The chic forty 9-seat eatery, decked out with wood and neutral tones, presents plenty of California wines, broccolini-topped rooster flatbread, and braised short ribs a short fling from the Kennedy Center. Set up: Certified open. 824 Fresh Hampshire Avenue NW; net enviornment.
November 1, 2018
TYSONS CORNER— Uncover about’s Sweets, identified for its American-made candies, merely debuted a vacation gifting heart in Tyson’s Galleria. Bolt-to boxes, whole with chocolate, brittle, lollypops, and truffles, will even be chanced on on the mall’s 2d stage advance Macy’s. Set up: Certified open. 2001 World Dr, McLean, Virginia; net enviornment.
SILVER SPRING—El Sapo Cuban Social Membership, Cuban-born chef Raynold Mendizábal’s lively sleek restaurant, is now serving rum cocktails, spiked truffles, and ceviches. Opening dinnertime offerings consist of ropa vieja — stewed, pulled pork and vegetables — and salmon a la plancha, with the adobo-rubbed fish seared medium uncommon and served with a pineapple and smoked cachucha pepper mojo sauce. Growth-minded Mendizábal runs 5-year-frail meat mecca Metropolis Butcher a short fling away. Set up: Certified open. 8455 Fenton Motorway, Silver Spring, Maryland; net enviornment.
GEORGETOWN—Maryland-essentially based French Baguette has opened its Zero.33 intention, its first within the District, announcing its arrival by providing free white baguettes on the indispensable day. With bakers beginning set their work at 2 a.m., the market and cafe presents Viennese pastries, traditional French breads, scrumptious sandwiches, and sweets in all sizes.
October 26, 2018
OXON HILL—Osteria Costa, a casino-essentially based Italian restaurant specializing in dishes from the Amalfi Fly, landed at MGM Nationwide Harbor this week with plenty of contemporary pastas and grilled Mediterranean sea bass (here’s a disclose at the opening menu). The restaurant — the 2-year-frail facility’s first foray into Italian beautiful eating — fills a gap left leisurely by the January closure of celeb chef Marcus Samuelsson’s attempted D.C. enterprise. Set up: Certified open. one hundred and one MGM Nationwide Avenue; net enviornment.
PETWORTH—Fish within the Hood, the a protracted time-frail seafood joint ravaged by a fireplace in April 2017, reopened this week on Georgia Avenue. Family-drag Fish within the Hood relied on neighborhood dollars to reboot and renovate the business, elevating in relation to $15,000 on its GoFundMe page to fund added improvements admire thicker and additional durable deep friers. Set up: Certified open. 3601 Georgia Avenue NW; net enviornment.
SHAW—Broccoli Bar, a collaboration between D.C.’s fleet-growing pizzeria &pizza and tune competition throwers Broccoli Metropolis, is now open with prolonged contented hour featuring DJs and cocktail specials from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. each day. The novel newcomer, which serves a debut “Angry Cheddar” pizza with beer cheese and broccoli, hopes to double as a neighborhood thinking hub by playing host TED-form talks and philosophical lectures. Hours are Sunday to Wednesday from Eleven a.m. to heart of the evening and Thursday to Saturday from Eleven a.m. to 2 a.m. Set up: Certified open. 1817 seventh Motorway NW; net enviornment.
October 10, 2018
UNION MARKET—The Village Cafe, essentially based by D.C. natives and frail high faculty classmates, arrived this week in Union Market with within the neighborhood-sourced coffee from Southeastern Roastery, daylight fare, and the target of developing a hub for underserved entrepreneurs. Set up: Certified open. 1272 Fifth Motorway NE; net enviornment.
SOUTHWEST—The first allotment of chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s tri-stage Officina mission — a superior Forty-seat waterfront cafe — debuted this week, bringing cappuccinos, cannolis, Italian motorway meals, wines, and cocktails to the Wharf. Stefanelli’s culinary playground is expected to add its A hundred and fifty-seat restaurant and rooftop lounge pieces on Friday, October 12 and open working on all cylinders on Monday, October 15. Set up: Certified open. 1120 Maine Avenue SW; net enviornment.
ADAMS MORGAN—WASI Peruvian Cuisine merely opened at some level of the frail Las Canteras Peruvian Restaurant house, bringing ceviches and substantial Peruvian portions to the nightlife-centric neighborhood. There’s moreover a lift-out operation downstairs. Set up: Certified open. 2307 18th Motorway NW; net enviornment.
GEORGETOWN—Contemporary American restaurant Reverie is now open within the coronary heart of historical Georgetown. Govt chef Johnny Spero’s sixty four-seat newcomer, two years within the making, parts a minimalist earn and globally-impressed menu that design from his diverse resume (Minibar and Komi in D.C., besides to Copenhagen’s Noma and Spain’s Mugaritz). Assume: squab, pickled mackerel, and roast duck for two. Set up: Certified open. 3201 Cherry Hill Lane; net enviornment.
September 27, 2018
CHEVY CHASE—It’s opening day for Mediterranean chain Rōti in Chevy Creep — its 37th intention up to now. The sleek store parts patio seating, catering, and its lineup of invent-your-maintain salads, rice plates and sandwiches. The world parts sleek earn parts admire a food-themed mural drawn throughout the eating space and communal seating. As well, the label is net hosting a job honest for these tormented by Taylor Connoisseur’s mass closure at a trio of space areas (Crystal Metropolis, downtown, and Navy Yard) from Three p.m. to 6 p.m. on Thursday, September 27. Set up: Certified open each day. 4461 Willard Avenue, Chevy Creep, Md.; net enviornment.
SHAW—Futuristic sweets store Nicecream merely opened store No. 4, bringing a rotating option of ice cream admire brown sugar baked pear, caramel apple, and gloomy chocolate sea salt scoops to Shaw. The homegrown label, which former liquid nitrogen to flash freeze its assorted flavors, debuted its most modern minimalist-fashion store at the grisly of luxurious rental building The Shay. Set up: Certified open. 1924 Eighth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
TYSONS CORNER—Growth-minded scuttle fry chain Honeygrow opened a brand sleek standalone intention at the Pike 7 expansion mission, boasting an open air patio and each single day hours from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Set up: Certified open. 8399 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, Va.; net enviornment.
COLUMBIA HEIGHTS—The Heights Taproom, formerly The Heights, was once merely modified with the most modern intention of Korean rooster chain Choong Man Draft Dwelling, experiences Fresh Columbia Heights. Set up: Certified open. 3115 14th Motorway NW; net enviornment.
September 20, 2018
DOWNTOWN—Eaton DC’s two bars, Wild Days and Allegory, are now pouring booze at some level of the hip sleek lodge. Wild Days, perched on the roof, serves tequila-heavy cocktails, wines by the glass and bottle, and plenty of native beers, alongside with tacos, guacamole, and other Mexican-themed fare. Allegory, its horny foyer bar tucked leisurely a wall of books and lined with animal print decor, is moreover open with sake cocktails, beer, wine, and champagne. Set up: Certified open. 1201 Ok Motorway NW; net enviornment.
ADAMS MORGAN—Cocktail bar Enormous Duchess made its comeback this week with $7 Exceptional Fashioneds and $5 grilled cheeses. The comfy ingesting den, from first-time bar house owners Vinnie Rotondaro and Rory Adair, is themed after its unique existence as a lounge wait on within the 1800s. Along side its summer season renovation that entailed adding a wished toilet to up its skill count, there’s extra bar snacks and cocktails this time spherical. Set up: Certified open. 2337 18th Motorway NW; net enviornment.
SOUTHWEST—The Wharf bought a brand sleek leisurely-evening pizza option this week with the appearance of Union Pie. The sleek carb kiosk comes from the trio of Brindley brothers, who drag the Wharf’s sleek 8,000-square-foot Union Stage tune venue within reach. Union Pie’s opening lineup parts 5 kinds of Jersey-fashion pies. Complete 12-straggle pizzas, constructed for two, fee $12 to $14 and half portions open at $7. Set up: Certified open. 980 Wharf Motorway SW; net enviornment.
September 12, 2018
DOWNTOWN—British fleet-food chain Leon imported its reasonable lineup of salads, toasts, wraps, and sandwiches to D.C. this week. The smartly being-awake eatery’s 2,000-square-foot debut D.C. store is working weekdays handiest to open, from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nothing on its menu is over $10, and customers can earn interior and out in under three minutes. It joins one other sleek within reach lunch destination, hummus store Diminutive Sesame, which moreover opened this month. Set up: Certified open. 1724 L Motorway NW; net enviornment.
UNION STATION—Fresh York Metropolis cupcake store Magnolia Bakery opened its first D.C. store interior Union Situation, stocked with mini cheesecakes, chocolate pudding parfaits, and plenty of coffee suggestions. There’s moreover a fridge devoted to Magnolia Bakery’s handiest-selling banana pudding, besides to occasion favors admire balloons and candles at the register. The label, which opened its first intention in NYC’s West Village in 1996, has since sprinkled areas throughout the globe. Set up: Certified open. 50 Massachusetts Avenue NE; net enviornment.
DOWNTOWN—Turkish motorway food-slinger Tempo is now serving invent-your-maintain flatbreads, salads, and falafel at the novel 45-seat eatery. The starring dish is a ship-shaped Turkish pizza called “pide” that bakes in lower than two minutes, with toppings admire eggplant, rooster, lamb, Turkish pastrami, or spinach ($10.fifty 9 to $Eleven.99). Or customers can beget their maintain, created with an assortment of featured meats and vegetables, for under $10. Its beefy opening menu — expected to feature a loaded Turkish baked potato dubbed “kumpir” — is coming quickly. Set up: Certified open. 1195 twentieth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
September 6, 2018
POTOMAC, MD.—It’s opening day for Shake Shack interior 1st viscount montgomery of alamein County’s tony Cabin John Village. As well to its iconic menu of burgers, rooster sandwiches, griddled flat-high dogs, and crispy reduce wait on fries, and frozen custards, native purveyors admire pie maker Sweetly Anchored beget their intention into the truffles allotment. There’s moreover native brews from Flying Canine Brewery, DC Brau, and Three Stars Brewing Firm, plus Shake Shack’s distinctive Brooklyn Brewery ShackMeister Ale. Set up: Certified open. 7997 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, Md.; net enviornment.
CLARENDON—Katsuji Tanabe, Top Chef contestant on Season 12, opened Le Kon within the frail Park Lane Tavern house this week with a menu that riffs on Mexican and Eastern cuisines. The lineup, served in a murky and seductive environment, entails steaks, pig head carnitas, and tempura purple snapper. Set up: Certified open. 3227 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, Va.; net enviornment.
DUPONT CIRCLE—The 200-seat Miami import Pisco Y Nazca opened interior Dupont Circle’s RL Resort, with chef Victor Lopez providing a shareable Peruvian menu filled with ten ceviches, little plates and colossal plates ($7 to $forty four). Set up: Certified open. 1823 L Motorway NW; net enviornment.
August 27, 2018
COLUMBIA—Metropolis Plates’ 2d East Fly outpost debuted Monday, August 27 at some level of the Mall at Columbia. Lunch and dinner offerings at the colorful cafeteria-fashion restaurant consist of aspects, salads, sandwiches, and plates that mix grass-fed pork, free-vary rooster, and contemporary make. The upscale California-essentially based label entered the space final month interior Tysons Galleria, and the most modern is scheduled to neutral each day from Eleven a.m. to 9:30 p.m., Sunday via Thursday, and unless 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, serving beers and California wines. Set up: Certified open. 10300 Diminutive Patuxent Parkway, Columbia, Md.; net enviornment.
GEORGETOWN—Tex-Mex chain Guapo’s unveils its ninth space intention in Georgetown on Monday, featuring lunch and dinner menus filled with queso, ceviches, colossal plates, and sizzling fajitas and enchiladas. There’s moreover a whole bunch tequila and 4 kinds of tacos with Latin American flavors weaved in. Chuffed hour at its novel bar runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Set up: Certified open at 4 p.m. 3050 Ok Motorway NW; net enviornment.
August 7, 2018
NORTH BETHESDA—LA-essentially based world noodle store Jinya Ramen Bar opened its Zero.33 space intention at some level of the growing Pike & Rose advanced. The seventy four-seat novel eatery focuses on Tonkotsu ramen, a pork-essentially based production that’s slack simmered for over 10 hours after which achieved with as much as 25 toppings. A fraction of the proceeds from opening day will poke against native food bank Manna Meals Center. Set up: Certified open. 910 Prose Motorway, North Bethesda, Md.; net enviornment.
GEORGETOWN—Radiant scoop store Dough Jar, the most modern pop-up enterprise to poke the brick-and-mortar route, opened over the weekend in Georgetown. The sweets seller, which payments itself as D.C.’s first raw cookie dough operation, presents extra than 10 flavors of cookie dough scooped into cups and cones, besides to cookie dough ice cream sundaes. Set up: Certified open. 1332 Wisconsin Avenue NW; net enviornment.
August 1, 2018
UNION MARKET—Purcellville, Va.’s Parisian crêperie and cafe merely branched out to Union Market, showcasing chef Stefano Frigerio’s French menu of croque monsieur sandwiches, croissants, quiches, sweet and scrumptious crêpes ($4 to $18). The A hundred and fifty-square-foot installation moreover parts two frozen champagne cocktails and a trio of spritzes. Set up: Certified open. 1309 Fifth Motorway NE (next to DC Empanadas); net enviornment.
NORTHEAST—Three-year-frail D.C. food truck Roaming Rooster merely opened its first brick-and-mortar intention next to brewery DC Brau. Its starring expose is fried (free-vary, grain-fed) rooster sandwiches that stretch with aspects admire coleslaw and fries. D.C. moreover merely bought one other (short-term) fried rooster sandwich option with July’s arrival of FreeByrd on U Motorway. Set up: Certified open. 3176 Bladensburg Motorway NE; net enviornment.
TENLEYTOWN—Turkish-impressed Olive Bistro & Cafe has opened within the frail Bread & Salt house, with Mediterranean fare accessible for lunch and dinner all the intention via the week (with plans to tack on weekend breakfast). There’s moreover a leisurely-evening bar and a aspect patio for hookah. The menu parts Turkish coffee, little plates, hummus, salads, and pide (Turkish flatbreads). Set up: Certified open. 4619 forty first Motorway NW; net enviornment.
July 27, 2018
DOWNTOWN—Diminutive sweets store Presidential Scoops opened with a lineup of sixteen politically-impressed scoops admire Lincoln’s Salted Caramel Pretzel, Obama’s Strawberry Jubilee, and Nixon’s Cookie and Cream Disintegrate. The easy cup-or-cone expose comes with one to three scoops ($4.ninety five to $6.ninety five), with sprinkles for ninety five cents extra. Set up: Certified open. 1450 G Motorway NW; net enviornment.
ADAMS MORGAN—Longtime pop-up Inexperienced Zone merely unveiled its everlasting two-account home, filled with Lebanese motorway meals, uncommon beers, and official Center Eastern decor. There’s Moroccan tile bar tops, bathrooms designed to disclose admire Turkish baths, and solid elixirs admire the “F*uck Trump” punch. Dance off $10-and-under bites (admire falafel and spicy fries) at its lively upstairs bar. Set up: Certified open. 2226 18th Motorway NW; net enviornment.
CLARENDON—Eastern barbecue grill Gyu-Kaku debuted dinky dinner provider this week, with its beefy-blown lineup of grilled suggestions and appetizers coming in August. Featured cook dinner-it-yourself offerings consist of pork tongue and skirt steak, with tropical cocktails and Kirin on draft leisurely its novel bar. Set up: Certified open; 1119 N. Hudson Motorway, Arlington, Va.; net enviornment.
July 20, 2018
ROCKVILLE—Huntington Seaside, Calif.-essentially based Slapfish opened its first fleet-informal intention on this aspect of the nation, with a seafood-centric menu filled with clam chowder-topped fries, lope bowls, and lobster grinders and burgers. The first 50 company in line at Eleven a.m. on Saturday, July 21 earn free “clobster” fritters — a combo of lobster, crab, and a creamy herb sauce. Three extra areas are arriving within the D.C. space before the year is up. Set up: Certified open. 12033 Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md.; net enviornment.
PETWORTH—D.C.’s sleek patriotic-themed ingesting destination Capitol Cider Dwelling (CCH) is debuting with a dozen faucets pouring mainly gluten-free ciders, alongside with bottled ciders, wine, and cocktails. The Three,000-square-foot production facility and tasting room moreover parts food from Union Market’s Sri Lanka-impressed Short Eats and M’Panadas. Set up: Projected to open at 4 p.m. on Friday, July 20. 3930 Georgia Avenue NW; net enviornment.
DUPONT CIRCLE—All-day cafe Leziz has opened with a lineup of Turkish little plates admire pork and lamb meatballs, smoked eggplant puree, stuffed grape leaves, and hummus, experiences Popville. The sleek eatery, which modified the house formerly occupied by wine bar Ezme, moreover presents a tasting menu for $45 per person. Set up: Certified open. 2016 P Motorway NW; net enviornment.
DUPONT CIRCLE—Newly opened Rewind by Many years parts two bars, breakfast at evening, and pa and rock tune movies from the Eighties to the early 2000s blasted on projector shows and TVs. Diners can fuel up on omelets and waffles at the retro diner before heading upstairs to sister enviornment Many years. Birth each day from 4 p.m. unless leisurely, with brunch entering the mix in September. Set up: Certified open. 1219 Connecticut Avenue NW; net enviornment.
July Eleven, 2018
SHAW—Po Boy Jim, the Atlas District restaurant identified for its eponymous sandwiches and Cajun delicacies, has opened a 2d intention in Shaw. The gap newcomer is freely giving beer, beignets, and hurricanes from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, July Thirteen and from noon to three p.m. on Saturday, July 14 as allotment of its enormous opening festivities. Set up: Certified open. 1934 Ninth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
SILVER SPRING—Port-au-Prince, the Haitian restaurant that began out as a pop-up dinner engagement, is now serving fried plantains, squash soup, and purple snapper to Suburban diners. Set up: Certified open. 7912 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, Md.; net enviornment.
July 7, 2018
ROCKVILLE—Communal eating hub the Net 22 situation brings the Asian food corridor building to Rockville. Featured offerings consist of bubble tea, lope, fried rooster, and bubble waffles. Set up: Certified open. 255 N. Washington Motorway, Rockville, Md.; net enviornment.
July 6, 2018
July Three, 2018
IVY CITY—Gravitas, the mild-filled restaurant from first-time restaurateur Matt Baker, opened for dinner provider. The extremely anticipated restaurant sports an industrial-meets-novel disclose, with tasting menus starting from four programs ($seventy eight per person) to seven programs ($110); no longer compulsory wine pairings drag $Forty-$70 extra. Set up: Certified open. 1401 Okie Motorway NE; net enviornment.
H STREET—Ledo Pizza began serving pies and salads within the Atlas District at some level of the frail Halal Guys house, curbing weekend carbohydrate cravings unless Eleven p.m. on weekends and 10 p.m. all the intention via the week. To rejoice the Capitals’ Stanley Cup protect conclude, on Saturday, July 7 all areas are serving 77-cent cheese pizzas with the acquisition of a Pepsi (priced after participant TJ Oshie’s number). Set up: Certified open. 816 H Motorway NE; net enviornment.
LOGAN CIRCLE—The subterranean Victorian-period themed Crown & Crow has opened with plenty of draft beers, wine, and eventually, a hundred whiskeys. The substantial Three,800-square-foot ingesting den comes from Brian Harrison, who ran Adams Morgan’s now-defunct the Reef, and Ben Sislen, who owns neighboring Kingfisher. Set up: Certified open. 1317 14th Motorway NW; net enviornment.
July 2, 2018
ROCKVILLE—Korean barbecue chain Honey Pig is persevering with its custom of cooking food in entrance of customers on tabletop grills at its sleek Rockville intention. Set up: Certified open. 12015-G Rockville Pike, Rockville, Md.; net enviornment.
July 1, 2018
LOGAN CIRCLE—Most recent arrival Blue Bottle has opened its most modern connoisseur coffee store in Logan Circle, sliding into the realm fair recently vacated by homegrown salad chain Sweetgreen. Set up: Certified open. 1471 P Motorway NW; net enviornment.
WHEATON—Macdara MacTigue, owner of Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle in neighboring Bethesda, Maryland, has opened his most modern Irish restaurant, Macadara’s Grille. Set up: Certified open. 2405 Label Avenue, Wheaton, Md.; net enviornment.
June 30, 2018
ADAMS MORGAN—Rosario’s Tacos and Tequila, the Mexican-fashion eatery changing short-lived Italian restaurant Rosario, is now serving nachos, assorted tacos, and margaritas. Set up: Certified open. 2435 18th Motorway NW; net enviornment.
June 27, 2018
DUPONT CIRCLE—Corpulent Pollo, which operates extra than one rotisserie rooster eating areas in Northern Virginia, has opened its most modern world grill in Dupont Circle. As well to featuring Peruvian-fashion rooster, the D.C. store serves assorted kebabs (lamb, pork, rooster), gyros, grilled pork ribs, and other meaty offerings — all of which are halal. Body of workers tells Eater it is open unless 10 p.m. to open, but will eventually help food unless 4 a.m. on weekends Set up: Certified open. 1327 Connecticut Avenue NW; net enviornment.
June 26. 2018
June 25, 2018
SHAW—Seasoned chef turned restaurateur Massimo Fabbri is paying tribute to his native Tuscany with sleek neighborhood restaurant, San Lorenzo. Set up: Certified open. 1316 Ninth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
June 23, 2018
PENTAGON ROW—Aspiring chain Frequent Burger has relocated from Courthouse to Crystal Metropolis. extra eating areas are projected to observe. Set up: Certified open. 1101 S. Joyce Motorway, Arlington, Va.; net enviornment.
June 22, 2018
June 21, 2018
DOWNTOWN—Most recent arrival Joe & the Juice has now opened its 2d juice bar/connoisseur coffee stand within the District, this time over by the Farragut North Metro. The global chain is environment up store at 400 Ok Motorway NW next. Set up: Certified open. 1100 seventeenth Motorway NW; net enviornment.
NOMA—Bowling enthusiasts and cocktail enthusiasts can now indulge both passions at game-filled bar and lounge the Eleanor. The entertainment hub has video games, pinball machines, a projection show cloak, and room for bands to play. Set up: Certified open. a hundred Florida Avenue NE; net enviornment.
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