Posts Tagged ‘Sweetgreen’

Sweetgreen Salad? There’s An App For That

Pesky credit cards! Sweetgreen is now making it possible for its customers to skip the swipe and pay and get rewards via mobile app. "It's kind of like Uber for salads," says co-founder Nic Jammet. Here's how it works: Once you download the app (available for iPhones and Androids), you enter your name and credit […]

Sweetgreen With Juice Window Coming to 14th and W Streets NW

The Sweetgreen takeover continues. The salad and froyo chain has signed a lease at 14th and W streets NW for a store that's slated to open in early 2013. The 2,030 square-foot space will be located next to a YMCA in the Jefferson 14W development. (Mike Isabella's forthcoming Greek restaurant Kapnos is coming to the […]

Three New Lunch Spots

It's a good week to leave your brown bag lunch at home. Three new casual lunch options opened in D.C. this week. Yesterday, the team behind Againn gastropub opened a cafe called Bean & Bite at 1152 15th St. NW. The shop serves house-made baked goods, sandwiches, salads, and premium roast coffee. (Not to mention desserts […]

Sweetgreen Eyeing Four More D.C. Neighborhoods

Sweetgreen has registered four limited liability companies that indicate the local salad and fro-yo chain is interested in expanding to 14th and W streets NW, 1400 New York Ave., Glover Park, and the West End. (No specific addresses were listed.) Co-owner Nic Jammet says none of the locations are final and nothing has been signed, […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Let Your Councilmember Treat Edition

D.C. Councilmember Muriel Bowser racks up $1,700 bill at Sala Thai [Examiner] Shooting at Columbia Heights' IHOP; stabbing at Petworth's Island Cafe [Post , WJLA] Take a peek inside Bistro Bohem, opening this week. [Prince of Petworth] And check out Boqueria, also opening this week. [Thrillist] Another place opening this week: Petworth salami emporium Three […]

Last Night’s Leftovers: Pizzeria-Style Coffee Edition

Alexandria's Vermillion gets the Obama bump on Valentine's Day. [Politico] All the hoopla over D.C.'s restaurant renaissance is merited. [Atlanta Journal-Constitution] The rumors are true: Michel Richard is opening three restaurants in Atlantic City [WaPo] Jackie Greenbaum's new Mexican spot in Columbia Heights, El Chucho's Cocina Superior, is set to open in May. [Washingtonian] Shaw's […]

Lettuce Rocks No More: Mixt Greens, R.I.P.

In the immortal words of Homer Simpson, "You don't win friends with salad." So it seems for Mixt Greens, which, according to Prince of Petworth, is abruptly abandoning the D.C. market, a place seemingly saturated with leafy rivals, including Chop't and Sweetgreen. Signage at the K Street NW location (pictured above) seems to confirm this. […]

The Best ‘Rabbit Food’ Has Pork In It: Menu Highlights, Rabbit, Opening July 28

Sure, you can get a salad at Rabbit, the veggie-friendly eatery opening  July 28 in leafy Clarendon. But what sets this place apart from rival roughage hubs Chop't and Sweetgreen, according to proprietor Aaron Gordon, is the other stuff. Gordon tells Y&H that his personal favorite thing on the menu is the Cuban sandwich, priced […]

Summer Salad Sweep: Sweetgreen Opens 10th Store On Friday

D.C. salad colossus Sweetgreen will be opening its tenth store in Foggy Bottom on Friday. (Guess the proprietors, Jonathan Neman, Nic Jammet, and Nathaniel Ru, weren't content with merely being the subject of City Paper's recent cover story.) But the leafy greens giant isn't the only new kid on this $175 million development block. Whole […]

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 […]