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I got an intriguing tweet from @KJinDC7 yesterday afternoon:
“@PoPville The most amazing restaurant is coming to DC.”
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It was linked to a Craigslist ad for Cafe Rio, Mexican Grill. The ad from Salt Lake City says:
“Cafe Rio, Mexican Grill is continuing its growth across the country!! We are expanding and we are looking for great people to help us as we open the Washington DC market for Cafe Rio.
Candidates MUST BE interested and willing to relocate to the Washington DC area.
Cafe Rio managers are WORKING MANAGERS, responsible for ensuring that “Every Meal is a Masterpiece” by cooking, preparing and serving our award winning food. Successful candidates will undergo extensive training on all positions in the restaurant in the Salt Lake area before relocating to Washington DC.”
Their Website says:
Cafe Rio serves the most delicious, award winning food that will leave you craving more!!
We’re up with the sun, squeezing limes and scooping out avocados, baking our fresh desserts and making our signature sauces and salad dressings by hand. We’re not complaining, though. It’s just what we do – kind of like hand rolling every tortilla from scratch, and buying only USDA Choice meats.
With no freezers or Microwaves in our restaurants and no artificial ingredients in our foods, it is simply the highest quality, freshest food you will find anywhere.
You can see their menu here.
Anyone ever eat at a Cafe Rio out west?
I’ll be sure to update when an exact location is announced.
3211 M Street, NW Billy Reid opened in the former Pizzeria Uno space back in 2013. Stay tuned for Todd Snyder. This has been Dan Silverman reporting.
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