Posts Tagged ‘Cava Mezze Grill’

Cava Grill Opens in Chinatown Today

Try the pita.

Flight of Fancy: Local Airports Are Getting a Dining Overhaul

Lebanese Taverna, Kapnos Taverna, and El Centro D.F. are among the new pre-flight dining options.

Where to Get Free Cookies and a Discount on D.C.’s Best Sandwich Today

If you need a midweek treat, here are two: First, all Cava Mezze Grill locations are giving out free samples of their new salted dark chocolate chip oat cookies from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cookies are part of a partnership with local baker Jenna Huntsberger of Whisked!, whose pies and other sweets you can find at a […]

Cava Mezze Grill Coming to Chinatown

The former home to Capital Q BBQ in Chinatown won't be vacant much longer. Local fast casual Greek-inspired chain Cava Mezze Grill is moving into 707 H St. NW this summer. Cava Grill has five other locations in Bethesda, Tenleytown, Columbia Heights, Merrifield, and Tysons Corner. The restaurant's owners plans on expanding even more as the right locations […]

Splendid Tablet: Ordering and Paying for Food Goes High-Tech

No servers will take your order and no check will arrive when you eat at Bolt Burgers, opening near the convention center at the end of the month. Instead, if you’re dining in, a greeter will bring you to a table and hand you an iPad-like tablet. Scroll through, select a burger, fries, grilled cheese, […]

Cava Mezze Grill Releases App to Pay for Your Meal

Is using your phone to pay for food the way of the future? Cava Mezze Grill launches a mobile payment and rewards app today that will allow diners to purchase their falafel bowl or braised lamb pita by scanning their phone when they reach the register. Cava follows in the footsteps of Sweetgreen, which launched […]

The Shopping Channel: Why Restaurants Are Drawn to the Shiny Lights of Grocery Store Shelves

The hummus and harissa preparations began just before midnight, after the customers and staff cleared out. The Cava Mezze retail team worked through the night at what was then their sole restaurant location in Rockville. They’d use blow dryers to seal on the plastic over their containers of dip and package it all up on […]

Cava Mezze Grill Now Open in Columbia Heights

Cava Mezze Grill, the fast casual restaurant from the guys behind Cava, made its debut in Columbia Heights today. If you're not familiar with the concept, it's kind of like a Mediterranean-style Chipotle. Customers pick a pita, salad, or bowl with a choice of proteins (like grilled meatballs, lamb, falafel), six different spreads (tzatziki, hummus, harissa), […]

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 […]