<< Jul 2015 >>

DC AREA restaurant
and bar openings

Do you know who’s open? And who’s not? Find all the delicious details on every new space that has opened its doors. Remember: If you’ve heard about one you thought was open, but don’t see it here, they may still be putting on the finishes touches. To know for sure, click to Coming Soon.

Mom & Pop

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2909 District Avenue in Fairfax, VA, 22031

Robb Duncan and Violeta Edelman, co-owners of Dolcezza Gelato & Coffee, have officially opened a new concept, Mom & Pop, in Fairfax, Virginia’s Mosaic District .  For the new endeavor, Dolcezza has partnered with a variety of local DC artisans, such as Nate Anda of Red Apron Butchery, to offer pre-packaged sandwiches and snacks.  A freezer with pints of Dolcezza’s seasonal gelato and push pops is also be available along with several varieties of Stumptown coffee and morning pastries from Paisley Fig by Room 11.

Magnolia’s on King

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703 King Street, Alexandria, VA 22314

Washington-area folks can now enjoy a taste of the South in Old Town Alexandria. At Magnolia’s on King, Executive Chef Brian Rowe serves up classic dishes with Southern twists such as sweet tea brined buttermilk chicken and molasses crusted pork belly. With an emphasis on exceptional southern hospitality, Magnolia’s on King offers dinner and Sunday brunch in the welcoming main dining room located on the first floor of the restaurant.  Upstairs guests will want to venture to discover the second floor bar and lounge, an oasis for enjoying craft cocktails, where no detail is overlooked, including the perfect size ice cube. On this lounge-focused level, small plates of southern-inspired dishes are served while patrons take in the street views and the historic working fireplace.

AG Kitchen


931 Ellsworth Drive, Silver Spring, MD, 20910

Latin-inspired AG Kitchen has recently opened its first location outside of NYC in downtown Silver Spring, Maryland in the former Romano’s Macaroni Grill space. Chef Alex Garcia offers guests a menu featuring creative preparations of Burgers, Brazilian style Roasted Chicken, and Surf and Turf, as well as a selection of his signature Latino classics including pineapple pomegranate guacamole (served tableside) seafood paella and cubano sandwiches. The 7700 square-foot restaurant has seating for approximately 180 guests.