2029 P Street, NW photo by Jonathan Padget
A couple months ago we reported that Panas Gourmet Empandadas were shut down by the Department of Health due to their business license being expired according to Panas. Last month their front door got smashed.
624 E Street, NW
On the heels of Matchbox taking over the old Hen Quarter space on the other side of E Street comes some more good lunching news for Penn Quarter – I hear that “There’s a Sweetgreen going into the old Taylor Gourmet spot at 624 E St NW. Coming this May.” I give this a
73% 93% accuracy rating. [Update: Douglass Development just like a tweet about this, so I’m taking that as a very good sign.] Fingers crossed and stay tuned!!
2112 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
From a press release:
“Flower Child, the wellness-centric, fast-casual eatery from restauranteur Sam Fox, is set to open its first location in the nation’s capital on February 4. Located in Foggy Bottom, the colorful eatery will offer nourishing food in a positive vibes-only environment, with a menu devoted to bites like soups and avocado toast, bowls, wraps, grains, greens, organic wine, beer, kombucha and a large variety of vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free options. (more…)
4304 Connecticut Ave, NW
Update: Van Ness Main Streets tells me deal fell through, updates when we learn who really does take over the space.
Thanks to Anna for sending:
“Was just searching Chipotle’s website for closest location and found that there’s one “Coming Soon” to 4304 Connecticut Ave NW where Parklane Dry Cleaners used to be.” (more…)
LEON opened their first D.C. location at 1801 L Street, NW back in September.
From a press release:
“District diners seeking “Naturally Fast Food” will soon have a second restaurant to get their LEON fix in D.C. Taking yet another step in their U.S. journey, LEON has signed a lease for a second location at 655 New York Avenue, with the new restaurant opening in late Spring 2019.”
Check out Leon’s Menus here.
1214 18th Street, NW
Thanks to all who messaged the confirmation from Washington Business Journal:
“The fast-food poultry purveyor has signed a 15-year lease — with 14 years of optional extensions — with an affiliate of Douglas Development Corp. for 1214 18th St. NW, a couple blocks south of Dupont Circle.”
Ed. Note: One day I will find out what WBJ has on the Jemal family/Douglas Development Corp. Kidding, kidding. Kinda.
Standby for an opening date and the upcoming Chicken Wars with Nando’s down the block.