Posts Tagged ‘Cava’

How Other Businesses on Barracks Row Feed Off Rose’s Luxury’s Popularity

A slew of businesses are just waiting to take in Rose's rejects, and there's a cottage industry of people who are paid to wait in line.

Bachelor Pad Star to Open Ladies Sports Bar in D.C. Area

Bachelor Pad heartbreaker and Bachelorette season 8 contestant Chris Bukowski is opening a bar in the D.C. area. And Cava chef Dimitri Moshovitis will be consulting on the menu.* How and what?! Bukowski previously worked with the New York Islanders, where he got to know ASC Tickets owner Jeff Greenberg, an investor in Cava Mezze Grill. […]

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), […]

Pop Up? Pipe Down!

Lost Society, on U Street NW, is normally closed on Monday nights. But on a recent Monday evening, its dining room played host to 18 guests in a somewhat unusual arrangement. Seated around one long communal table, the diners ate dishes like popcorn soup, strawberry pasta, and a Ritz cracker ice cream with warm apple […]

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, […]

Ercilia’s Turns Orange! Old-School Pupuseria Gets New Look In Changing Mt. Pleasant

If the fate of Barracks Row's now-defunct restaurants (Marty's, Firehouse Cafe, Ellington's on 8th) is any indication of what happens when new, shiny places invade (The Chesapeake Room, Cava, Zest Bistro) then the shops on Mt. Pleasant Street NW should be nervous. As the neighborhood's main street welcomes tonier retailers, Flying Fish Coffee and Tea […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

Food News You Can Use: Cava and Mamma Lucia to Join Forces?

It's Monday, so let's get straight to the news ... The space occupying the former Mar de Plata restaurant at 1827 Jefferson Place NW will soon be transformed to house St. Arnold's of Jefferson Place, a Belgian restaurant and pub. (Prince of Petworth) Alejandra Owens takes a holiday stroll through the Dupont Circle FreshFarm Market […]

Changing Tables: Sweetgreen Opens Today in Ballston

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: New York-based Shake Shack, which is set to hit the corner of 18th Street NW and Connecticut Avenue, is now looking for managers. (The Feast) Woodley Park will be the new home to Las Vegas–based and Man Vs. Food-featured, Hot N Juicy […]

Changing Tables: American Tap Room and Ping Pong Dim Sum Are Reproducing!

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: A new bar and barbecue joint called American Ice Company is set to open at 917 V St. NW. (Prince of Petworth) A new dual-concept sports bar and restaurant, Redline, will be opening soon in the former Indebleu space at 707 G […]