Posts Tagged ‘restaurant openings’

New Scion Opens in Silver Spring

This week the team behind Dupont Circle's Scion and Crios Modern Mexican opened a new location in Silver Spring. In the 4,500-square-foot space two blocks from the Silver Spring Metro station, the new Scion boasts a 70-seat dining room featuring an Asian-themed comfort food menu and a lounge and 12-seat bar offering a large rotating […]

Pret A Manger Coming Near McPherson Square

Pret A Manger is opening a new location on the ground floor of an office building at 1399 New York Ave. NW, according to construction permits. The sandwich and salad shop will have a 34-seat capacity. The London-based chain already has five locations in D.C. Reps from Pret A Manger could not immediately be reached for […]

New Sports Bar Touchdown Hoping to Score on U Street NW

Touchdown, a new bar that is opening today on U Street NW, is so sports-focused that it employs a full-time "Director of Sports Marketing." The director, Karim Soumah, formerly of the recently closed CommonWealth—in fact, five of the bartenders at Touchdown come from the shuttered Columbia Heights restaurant—not only wants sports fans, but the players themselves: "I want athletes […]

Last Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

Brunch may have its haters, but there's clearly a contingent out there looking for more than the standard weekend blitz of Belgian waffles and three-cheese omelets. Readers tore into Scott Reitz's post on two off-beat brunch options as if they had been wandering the desert waiting for a message from on high. Come to think […]

So When Is Galileo III Opening Up? One Reader’s Story.

According to a photo that the chef posted on his Facebook page, Roberto Donna was supposed to open Galileo III last week. WaPo's J. Freedom du Lac followed up with some timely Tweets: first about Galileo's certificate of occupancy from DCRA, and then about its pending opening last Thursday. As of today, there's still no […]

Roberto Donna Wants All the ‘Evil Eyes’ to Eat Shit

Or maybe he wants them all to "eat shallot"! It's hard to say for sure, given the number of blank spaces between the "s" and the "t" in the caption that accompanied a photo that Donna posted of Galileo III on his Facebook page: Galileo III is coming next week!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! All the evil eyes look […]