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What’s in that empty storefront? Which favorite chef is opening up where, and when? All those details and more in Coming Soon.
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ROAMING ROOSTER: SKYLAND TOWN CENTER
PROJECTED OPENING: February 5th, 2022 Town Center Drive SE D.C. is getting another Roaming Rooster east of the Anacostia River early next year in Skyland Town Center. This new spot will be Roaming Rooster's fourth location in the Distrcit and will be one of many fast-casual businesses located in this town center. Roaming Rooster, a black-owned business known for their crispy sandwiches made out of free-range poultry, will be the first of the businesses to open, with the rest likely to open in 2022. For more information, visit their website here.  
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SOLACE OUTPOST: NAVY YARD
PROJECTED OPENING: January 27th, 2022 71 Potomac Avenue SE Solace Outpost will be opening their second location in D.C.'s Navy Yard neighborhood early this year. This new location will be located right across the street from the home plate entrance to Nats Park. Guests can get excited to enjoy Solace beers as well as menu options featuring elevated "ball park fare" such as burgers, tots, bowls, and more. For more information, visit their Instagram here.  
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BRASS RABBIT PUB
PROJECTED OPENING: Mid-February 2022 1210 North Garfield Street, Arlington, VA Reese Gardner will be bringing a new pub to Arlington's Clarendon neighborhood this February in the space formerly home to the Bracket Room. The Brass Rabbit Pub is expected to feature elevated pub foods with a healthy spin. Guests can get excited to enjoy food options such as wraps, salads, burgers, and more; as well as an extensive beverage menu that features options such as beers, craft cocktails, a wine list, and more. For more information, visit their website here.  
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KUSSHI SUSHI AND SAKE BAR
PROJECTED OPENING: No New Info At This Time Wespost at National Landing Kusshi Sushi and Sake Bar will be opening in Arlington's Westpost at the beginning of next year. This new 3,776 square-foot concept will feature authentic Japanese cuisine, as well as the largest selection of Sake available in the District. This new location will be the second to open in the DMV, and will feature the same vibrant and contemport feel of its North Bethesda predecessor. For more information, visit their website here.
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FIGHT CLUB
PROJECTED OPENING: Spring 2022 633 Pennsylvania Avenue SE The hit pop-up that appeared during the pandemic, Fight Club, will be getting its own brick and mortar location this Spring. Co-owners Andrew Markert, Bart Hutchins, and Mackenzie Conway will be expanding their offerings at this permanent location, including a large plate menu and large-format punches. Fight Club will be open daily for lunch and dinner, and brunch on the weekends. Guests tha enjoy their food in Fight CLub's dining room or on the front patio. For more information, visit their Instagram here.  
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D.C. CENTRAL KITCHEN
PROJECTED OPENING: Summer 2022 RiverPoint at Buzzard Point D.C. Central Kitchen will be moving from their longtime headquarters in downtown D.C.,  to RiverPoint, a new Southwest D.C. development this Summer They will be consolidating their satellite locations into one modern facility at RiverPoint. D.C. Central Kitchen is a nonprofit and social enterprise that began by providing hands-on culinary job training to individuals facing employment barriers. This new location will be surrounded by 480 residential units and around 73,000 square feet of retail space. 
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FRANK PEPE PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA
PROJECTED OPENING: Spring 2022 7101 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD Frank Pepe Pizzeria Napoletana, a 94-year-old family owned pizza chain based in New Haven, Connecticut, will be opening its first restaurant in Maryland at Bethesda Montgomery Mall this Spring. Due to COVID-19, the opening has been pushed to sometime next year. The restaurant features a variety of specialty pizzas such as their White Clam and Original Tomato Pie. The pizzas range in price from $10 to $31 and varies between 12, 16, and 18-inch pizzas and patrons have the ability to customize their own toppings. Photo by Tom McGovern      
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TAWLE: MOSAIC DISTRICT
PROJECTED OPENING: Summer 2022 2911 District Avenue Suite #140, Fairfax, VA Restaurateurs Rose Previte and Mike Shuster will be debuting Tawle in Fairfax's Mosaic District this Summer. Located in the space formerly home to Jinya Ramen Bar, this will be Previte and Shuster's first restaurant in Virginia. Omar Hegazi will serve as the Executive Chef at Tawle, and he will oversee the dine-in, take-out, delivery, and grab and go offerings. Tawle aims to be a joyful gathering place, where guests can enjoy family-style, prixe-fixe, and a-la-carte options. A bar for beer, wine , and cocktails will also be at Tawle.   Photo Courtesy of Tawle
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LUCKY DANGER: WESTERN MARKET
PROJECTED OPENING: Summer 2022 2000 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Chef Tim Ma will be expanding his American-Chinese take-out restaurant in Foggy Bottom's Western Market this Summer. The space will be set-up for easy to-go ordering with indoor and outdoor seating available throughout Western Market. The menu will consist of a range of Lucky Danger signatures such as sesame chicken, lo meins, crab ragoon, and more. Lucky Danger will be open daily from 11:00 a.m. until 10:00 p.m.; For more information, visit their website here.
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PICCOLINA
PROJECTED OPENING: Summer 2022 963 Palmer Alley Way NW Chef Amy Brandwein will be expanding her all-day cafè, Piccolina, this Summer at the CityCenter D.C. development. By taking over the space adjacent to it, Piccolina will be adding 1,200 square-feet of space and offering a total of 70 seats in the cafè. Guests can also get excited for a wider selection of cafè style dishes as well as a check-out counter solely for to-go orders. Some additional changes include an expanded bread program, more salads and grains for lunch, and homemade Sicilian granita. For more information, visit their website here.
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