Posts Tagged ‘Shophouse’

Sweetgreen and ShopHouse Open New Locations Today

Two fast casual restaurants in the midst of big expansion spurts open in the 'burbs today: ShopHouse in Bethesda and Sweetgreen in McLean. The Sweetgreen location at 6707 Old Dominion Drive is celebrating its newest spot with a pay-what-you-want deal from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. All the proceeds will benefit FRESHFARM Markets. The local […]

ShopHouse Says Bye-Bye to Banh Mi

ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen has been quietly making changes to the menu at its flagship shop in Dupont Circle. D.C. is the guinea pig for the nearly year-old Chipotle spin-off, before it expands elsewhere. Banh mi has already gotten the axe. ShopHouse dropped the Vietnamese sandwiches from its menu near the beginning of the summer. Chipotle/ShopHouse […]

Bánh Mì: So Hot Right Now

Hot on the heels of Chipotle's new bánh mì eatery ShopHouse opening in Dupont Circle last week comes word of yet another downtown restaurant dedicated to the Vietnamese sandwich. The cutesy titled BONMi is opening in October at 900 19th St. NW, offering your choice of sous-vide pork, chicken, brisket, tofu or butternut squash atop […]

Gut Reaction: ShopHouse’s Pork And Chicken Meatballs Taste Like Falafel

It would seem that more members of the D.C. food media showed up for Thursday's 11 a.m. opening of Chipotle's hugely ballyhooed ShopHouse eatery than actual customers. By noon, though, a veritable line of diners had formed. For Y&H's first bite, I chose the pork and chicken meatball bánh mì. The meatballs had come highly […]

Banh Mi, Oh My! Chipotle’s ShopHouse Opening Sept. 15

DCist reports that Chipotle's hugely ballyhooed new Asian spin-off ShopHouse officially opens in Dupont Circle on Thursday, Sept. 15, with a menu offering two styles of entrees—bowls and banh mi (each priced around $7)—and your choice of proteins. It's the first firm launch date after various vague reports pegging the official start of business anywhere […]

ShopHouse Opening Soonish In Dupont Circle: ‘Is This The Birth Of A Billion-Dollar Baby?’

Chipotle spin-off ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen, scheduled to open within days along Connecticut Avenue, just north of Dupont Circle, "may be the most anticipated restaurant launch in town," according to Fortune magazine. Investors, at least, are stoked about the new concept, which presents an opportunity for fast-growing Chipotle to "expand even beyond its current torrid […]

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, […]