Washington, DC

1317 Connecticut Avenue, NW photo by Scott Suchman

From a press release:

“Muncheez, a Middle Eastern fast casual restaurant with locations in Georgetown and Tenleytown, announces the grand opening of its new Dupont Circle location on Friday, August 23, 2019. Located at 1317 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Muncheez Dupont Circle will open doors at 11:00 a.m., and the first 200 people in line will receive a complimentary bowl or signature pita.

The latest additions to the Muncheez menu feature a cauliflower pita made with French fries, lettuce, tomatoes and tahini and a lentil tabbouleh mezze. New components to the eatery’s popular bowls include lentils and baby spinach as a base and fried cauliflower as a protein, expanding the vegan and vegetarian options available for lunch and dinner. Signature Muncheez menu options remain, including chicken and beef shawarmas, hand-rolled spinach pies, kibbes and grape leaves, manakeesh, a Mediterranean-style flatbread, mini pizzas, Nutella crepes, and the option to build your own bowl. Read More


655 New York Ave, NW photo courtesy LEON DC

From LEON:

“We’re absolutely thrilled to announce our second restaurant in DC will open on New York Avenue at 7th St NW on Thursday, August 22nd. We will see you there.”

They were originally supposed to open yesterday but I’ll allow the slight delay because they posted this super cool historical photo of the space on New York Ave: Read More


655 New York Ave, NW

From a press release:

“The team behind “Naturally Fast Food” brand LEON Restaurants is excited to announce the launch of their latest menu offering, GFC – Gluten-Free Chicken Nuggets. As part of their quest to prove that fast food can be good food, the baked nuggets, are inspired by iconic fast food outlets and served with a choice of LEON ketchup, garlic aioli, chilli and tarragon mayo sauces. The nuggets were first introduced in LEON’s U.K. location nearly a year ago, last August and have been so popular the team knew bringing the dish to their U.S. locations was the right step. The GFC will be available for purchase starting on Tuesday, July 30th. Read More


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