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PETITE CERISE
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2021 1027 7th Street NW The team behind The Dabney will be opening an all-day, French-inspired restaurant, Petite Cerise, in Shaw this Fall. Chef Jeremiah Langhorne and Partner Alex Zink say this new spot will be similar to a restaurant found in France and will focus on fresh from the market cooking with simple plates. Petite Cerise will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner and feature a completely French wine list. Petite Cerise will be on a corner, two-story spot lined with windows, and feature a modern interior. This new concept will be more casual than The Dabney and will also have a bar area for guests. 
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CAFÈ UNIDO ROASTERY
PROJECTED OPENING: Late Spring 2021 550 Penn Street NE Panama's specialty coffee company, Cafè Unido, is opening a roastery and retail shop in D.C., also making it the United State's headquarters. The Roastery will complement the Cafè Unido shop inside the Latin market, La Cosecha. Cafè Unido exclusively serves beans from Panama, including the geisha variety. The Roastery, which is located in the space formerly home to Dolcezza,  will feature a 12-seat cupping system and have garage doors open all year that open to picnic tables for guests to sit at. The retail shop will sell bags of coffee, geisha drip kits, tumblers, and more. For more information, visit Cafè Unido's website here.
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COLADA SHOP: POTOMAC
PROJECTED OPENING: April 23rd, 2021 7993 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac, MD D.C.'s Colada Shop, known for their Cuban-style espresso drinks, rum cocktails, sandwiches, and more, will be opening a location in Maryland this month in the space formerly home to Le Pain Quotidien in Potomac's Cabin John Village. Executive chef Mario Monte will continue to expand the menu at this new venture, with the introduction of plates such as green plantain latkes. Guests can also get excited for staples such as daiquiris, croquetas, cheese pastelios, and much more. This new location can hold up to 80 guests inside and will also have 50 seats of patio seating availble, making this Colada Shop's largest location. For more information, visit their website here. 
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Jane Jane
PROJECTED OPENING: June 2021 1705 14th Street NW Washington D.C. hospitality veterans Jean Paul Sabatier, Ralph Brabham, and Drew Porterfield are bringing a new cocktail bar to the Logan Circle area of D.C. this Summer. Jane Jane, which will be built in the Liza, will have a cocktail menu that focuses heavily on classics such as Boulevardier and it will be a place that serves well-crafted cockatils, Southern-inspired snacks and a welcoming and inclusive hospitality. The space will have warm woods and bold colors and have a 30 seat cocktail bar. 
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BAKER'S DAUGHTER: CHINATOWN
PROJECTED OPENING: Late April 2021 675 I Street NW Chef Matt Baker has announced that his Baker's Daughter cafè and market will be opening a second location in Chinatown later this April. This all-day store front offers prepared foods, coffee, pastries, and weekly meal kits. Though they are primarily focused on carryout and delivery, this 600 square-foot location will offer patio seating, perfect for warmer months. In comparion to its Ivy City predecessor, this Chinatown location will have a more pared-down menu and a heavier focus on grab and go dining. Pastry chef Aisha Momaney will be expanding the selection of house-made pastries and baked treats at this new location. For more info, visit their website here.
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DAUPHINE'S
PROJECTED OPENING: May 2021 1100 15th St NW The latest from the team that brought you The Salt Line, Long Shot Hospitality is creating a new concept inspired by both the culture and flavors of New Orleans, Dauphine's. At the stove, executive chef Kyle Bailey, will be offering up a menu of New Orleans favorites, everything from raw bar offerings to savory snacks to small plates, sandwiches, and entr. The team at Dauphine have partnered with the New Orleans based cocktail experts behind Cure Co., who will be developing the beverage program. Grizform Design Architects and the General Design Company are leading the design and are channeling the spirit of New Orleans by evoking the tropical warmth, color, and layered history of the city.
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LUCKY DANGER: ARLINGTON
PROJECTED OPENING: May 2021 1101 South Joyce Street, Arlington, VA After opening a location in Mount Vernon this past November, chefs Tim Ma and Andrew Chiou are bringing their Chinese-American restaurant, Lucky Danger, to Arlington this May. This concept will function only as an all-day takeout and delivery, and will serve menu options similar to its Mount Vernon predecessor, inluding dumplings, kung pao chicken, broccoli beef, and much more. Lucky Danger's menu is a cross between classics that would cater to Americans and a more traditional Chinese dishes. Customers can place orders by using their app, or ordering at the kiosk using a QR code. For more information, visit their website here.