From a press release:
The new restaurants and grocery store will be located in three different buildings within The Yards and are to include:
Foundry Lofts Apartments:
Potbelly: The latest location of the popular neighborhood sandwich joint serving toasty warm sandwiches and hand dipped shakes. Opening first quarter 2012. www.potbelly.com
Kruba Thai and Sushi: A new restaurant from the operators of Teak Wood Thai & Sushi Bar and Regent Thai in DC and Galae Thai & Sushi Bar in Alexandria, VA. Opening first quarter 2012.
Neighborhood Restaurant Group: Two separate concepts from this locally based restaurant group are planned for The Yards. Buzz Bakery, a popular full-service bakery, coffee shop and dessert lounge will open its third location, featuring fresh, made from scratch creations from award-winning Pastry Chef Tiffany MacIsaac, www.buzzonslaters.com. An innovative, new craft brewery — certain to gain a warm reception among DC’s vibrant and growing beer scene — will also debut at The Yards. Neighborhood Restaurant Group includes nine distinctive Chef-driven restaurants and bars such as The Evening Star Café, Vermilion, Rustico, Tallula, EatBar, Columbia Firehouse, Birch & Barley, ChurchKey, as well as Planet Wine, Red Apron Butchery and Arcadia Center for Sustainable Food & Agriculture, a non-profit organization. Both Yards locations are scheduled to open late 2012. www.neighborhoodrestaurantgroup.com
Thompson Hospitality: One of the largest minority-owned food service companies has plans for two restaurant concepts for The Yards. Austin Grill Express: a casual, funky Tex-Mex restaurant drawing on the experience of Austin Grill to deliver a unique menu and environment, www.austingrillexpress.com; and, brb — be right burger™, a new restaurant concept featuring delicious burgers made without any chemicals you can’t pronounce, www.eatbrb.com. Both are scheduled to open Fall 2012. www.thompsonhospitality.com.
Huey’s 24/7 Diner: A classic diner experience accented by traditional New Orleans dishes served in an Art Deco environment. Opening Fall 2012. www.hueys247diner.com
401 M Street Building
Harris Teeter: A full-service food market that offers the freshest, highest-quality and best selection of meats, seafood and produce available from local farms to products from around the world including a sushi bar, gourmet deli, café and wine department. Opening 2013. www.harristeeter.com