Here are 9 new restaurant options to check out soon:
*PLNT Burger: 833 Wayne Avenue in Whole Foods – Silver Spring
A vegan fast-casual restaurant serving plant-based burgers, fries and soft-serve ice cream, is now open inside Whole Foods in downtown Silver Spring. The new concept is part of the Spike Mendelsohn restaurant group.
*Poke Papa: Westfield Montgomery mall
Poke Papa, a fast-casual restaurant serving Hawaiian food will open in the food court of Westfield Montgomery mall on Saturday. The Bethesda location will be the chain’s first location in Maryland; the brand is known for its customizable bowls consisting of proteins and vegetables.
*Modena: 1100 New York Ave NW (D.C.)
Modena is an Italian-inspired restaurant with seasonal and regionally sourced ingredients with a modern twist from Chef John Melfi.
*Anju: 1805 18th St NW (D.C.)
Chef’s Danny Lee and Scott Drewno give a modern flair to traditional Korean flavors to create a unique and hospitable dining experience.
*Taim: 1065 Wisconsin Ave NW (D.C.)
Second location for one of New York’s most popular falafel shops is expanding in D.C. with a new location in Georgetown.
*Gogi Yogi: 1029 Eighth St NW (D.C.)
Korean/African American Chef Patrice Cunningham has recently opened Washington DC’s first tabletop Korean barbecue restaurant in the Shaw neighborhood.
*Bar Lorea: 2005 14th St NW (D.C.)
Bar Lorea is a hopping neighborhood Mexican bar with guacamole, tacos, beer, an assortment of cocktails, and an awesome happy hour.
*Unconventional Diner: 1207 9th St NW (D.C.)
An upscale bistro and bar featuring imaginative and upscale versions of diner classics served all day.
*Fancy Radish: 600 H St NW (D.C.)
James Beard nominated Chefs Rich Landau and Kate Jacoby offer and unique dining experience featuring vibrant and inventive vegetable cooking and cocktails.