Posts Tagged ‘Cava Grill’

Cava Grill Raises $16 Million, Plans West Coast Expansion

The fast casual chain is planning more local expansion, too.

Instagramming Food Porn For Restaurants? That’s A Real Job.

It's not just major restaurant brands that hire social media managers. Local eateries do it too.

Free Lunch: Cava Grill Opens in Tenleytown Today

Cava Grill opens its fourth location today in Tenleytown. The Greek-inspired fast casual spot (sister restaurant to Cava Mezze) is celebrating by giving customers a free pita, bowl, salad, or minis and a fountain drink from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today. Honest Tea will be handing out free samples as well. Cava Grill will […]

Chefs Veg Out: Ari Gejdenson of Acqua Al 2

Short ribs and baby octopus may dominate many menus in the city, but that doesn't mean local chefs can't find love in an acorn squash. In our ongoing series, Chefs Veg Out, we'll prove D.C.’s chefs can play with more than just meat. Name: Ari Gejdenson Title: Chef/Owner Restaurant: Acqua Al 2 Twitter: @Acquaal2dc Cooking Since: Seriously, […]

Chipotle’s Asian Spin-Off Pushes Closer to Dupont Debut

While it hasn't been much of a secret that Chipotle has been developing an Asian-themed fast-casual restaurant concept, the Denver-based chain released some additional details about what customers can expect when the first location opens on Connecticut Avenue, just north of Dupont Circle this summer. From a press advisory: The concept, ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, […]

Raising Chain: A Chipotle-Like Eatery Rethinks Greek Eats as a Nutrition-Conscious ‘Bistro’ Aims to Change Food Attitudes

In the world of fast-casual food concepts, it’s a little too easy to write off Cava Mezze Grill as a Greek version of Chipotle. In front of a sneeze guard-protected front counter, you’re ushered through a series of meat-and-topping construction stops, where you select fillers to go inside a pita instead of a tortilla (or […]

Words to Eat By: Cava Grill’s Braised Lamb

A lot of thought has been put into Cava Grill, the first of what is planned to be a chain of "fast-casual" restaurants from Cava Mezze. Its Bethesda location uses, according to an opening press release, reclaimed wood for all interior millwork, and disposable items like bowls, cutlery, cups, napkins, and bags that can be […]

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