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QUADRANT
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2022 1150 22nd Street NW Beginning October 1st, Seven Restaurant Group will begin the transition to add Quadrant, the upscale cocktail bar and lounge within The Ritz Carlton D.C., to its restaurant catalogue. Led by founders Ezequiel Vázquez-Ger and Chef Enrique Limardo, Quadrant will keep its name and is expected to open this Fall. It will take on a flare from the restaurant group and serve French-American food and Classic cocktails with a contemporary twist. This 5,000 square-foot concept will boast 120 seats and feature a cozy yet sophisticated atmosphere; For more information, their website here.
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SHOUK: GEORGETOWN
PROJECTED OPENING: Early 2023 1423 Wisconsin Avenue NW Shouk will be opening its fifth location in Georgetown early next year. Guests can get excited to enjoy Shouk's menu of plant-based, certified kosher street foods, including their award-winning Shouk Burger. Shouk's food is crafted from fresh vegetables, beans, grains, and spices, and the concept is inspired by the world's liveliest street markets; For more information, visit their website here.
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HAN PALACE: CAPITOL HILL
PROJECTED OPENING: October 1st, 2022 522 8th Street SE Chris Zhu has announced he will be opening a third Han Palace location in the Capitol Hill neighborhood on Barracks Row early next month. Known for its daily extensive menu of made to order authentic Cantonese Dim Sum, as well as other traditional dishes, this new location will also offer two unlimited tasting menus, unique to this location. Option A will be a $38 per person option that includes an array of Dim Sum like Soup Dumplings, Scallion Pancakes, Steamed Pork Buns, and more. Option B will be $48 per person and include Hong Kong style roasts like Fresh Oyster, Lobstertail, Pork with Preserved Egg, and more. Similar to the other locations, all Dim Sum is made to order and there are no push carts; For more information, visit their website here.
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DORO SOUL FOOD
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2022 1819 7th Street NW Chef Elias Taddesse has announced he will be opening a new concept, Doro Soul Food, this Fall in the Shaw neighborhood of D.C., just blocks away from Howard University. Doro Soul Food will infuse traditional American soul food with Ethiopian flavors. Doro Soul Food will feature a menu of bone-in fried and char-grilled chicken and chicken sandwiches. The spice levels for the chicken will range from mild to very hot, with the hotter versions being Chef Taddesse's own sauces. The restaurant will offer dine-in, takeout, and devlivery options; For more information, visit their website here.
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THE COLLECTIVE
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2022 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD The Howard Hughes Corporation has announced they will be welcoming, The Collective, to Downtown Columbia's Lakefront District this Fall. This new locally owned and operated entertainment and dining concept will be comprised of the coastal restaurant, Offshore, and the live music venue, Encore, both operated by husband and wife teams: Stacy Samaras and Randy Smith, alongside Josh and Joyce Butts; For more information, visit their website here.
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COLADA SHOP: DUPONT CIRCLE
PROJECTED OPENING: November 2022 1900 N Street NW Daniella Senior, along with her team at Colada Shop, will be opening a fifth location of the popular Cuban concept, Colada Shop, this Fall in Dupont Circle. This new 1,800 square-foot space will seat 25 guests indoors and an additional 24 guests on the outdoor patio. Guests will be able to enjoy a menu and beverage program crafted by Senior and Juan Coronado. Similar to Colada Shop's previous locations, this new Dupont Cirle location will feature classic an reinterpreted Cuban bites, as well as hearty dishes. Some menu options guests can get excited ofr include Calderos, Tostadas and Salads, Arroz con Pollo, and much more. Some options on the beverage program include the Piña Colada, the Cascara Cuba Libre, the Cuban Jungle, and more; For more information, visit their website here.
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CHEF PAOLO DUNGCA X SUPREME BARBEQUE POP-UP
PROJECTED OPENING: September 10th, 2022 6920 Braddock Road, Annandale, VA Acclaimed Filipino Chef Paolo Dungca will be launching a pop-up menu of modern Filipino-inspired barbeque with local chain, Supreme Barbeque. Starting on Monday, September 10th, guests can enjoy limited edition options such as Pork Ribs Tocino, Beef Ribs with Black Garlic Bistek Sauce & Charred Onions, Smoked Chicken Insal with Acharra & Chili-Vinegar , and more. The pop-up will take place at Supreme Barbeque's Annandale location and last for 6 weeks; For more information, visit their website here.
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LE MONT ROYAL
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2022 1815 Adams Mill Road NW Chas Jefferson and Bart Hutchins will be opening a new "French-Canadian Disco", Le Mont Royal, in the Adams Morgan neighborhood this Fall. Jefferson and Hutchins drew inspiration for this new concept from Montreal and Paris, and they aim to create a communal, convival experience. The bar will specialize in juicy and vibrant wines, grower champagnes, and playful cocktails. Hutchins will lead the food program, which will feature French bistro classics, put through "an LSD filter". There will be bars on both of the floors, as well as lounge seating, pool tables, large group tables, and a full-service patio seating 44 people; For more information, visit their website here.
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CARBONARA: OLD SCHOOL ITALIAN & WINE BAR
PROJECTED OPENING: July 2023 3865 Wilson Boulevard, Ballston, VA Chef Mike Cordero has announced he will be opening a new concept in Ballston next year, Carbonara: Old School Italian & Wine Bar. This 4,800 square-foot concept will be located in the Ballston Gateway Building, and will function as an indoor and outdoor restaurant. The menu at Carbonara goes back to where it all started for Chef Cordero and will feature old-world Italian cuisine, focusing mainly on Southern Italy. Some menu options guests can get excited for include Sicilian Pizzas, Eggplant Rollanti Parmigiana, Italian Sandwiches, and more. A wide selection of wines from all regions of Italy will also be available at this new concept.   
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POP
PROJECTED OPENING: Fall 2022 2108 Vermont Avenue NW Brent Kroll will be opening a new sparkling bar, Pop, for all things carbonated in the District this Fall. Guests can get excited for a menu filled with all the carbonated selections, from seltzers, kombucha, sake, pet-nat, champagne, and sparkling cocktails. Pop is expected to be mirrored in upbeat music and pop culture references; For more information, visit their website here.