Latest Intel

Generic placeholder image
JIWA SINGAPURA
PROJECTED OPENING: Early 2023 1702 Galleria at Tysons II, McLean, VA Jiwa Singapura by Chef Pepe Moncayo will be opening early next year in Tysons Galleria. Inspired by one of the most eclectic culinary scenes in the world, Chef Moncayo brings with him 10 years of cooking and living in Singapore to Jiwa Singapura. The design of Jiwa Singapura takes inspiration from the modern built forms of Singapore with traditional patterns. This new concept will give the D.C. area a taste of some of Singapore's boldest flavors through their street-food culture and high-end dining. For more information, visit their website here.
Generic placeholder image
BROOKLYN BOWL
PROJECTED OPENING: 2023 To Be Announced The one-of-a-kind entertainment concept, Brooklyn Bowl, is coming to Parcel B at Audi Field, just outside Gates A and B, in the Buzzard Point neighborhood of D.C. next year. This new Brooklyn Bowl will be the first location in the D.C. metro area and the fifth location overall. Brooklyn Bowl D.C. will boast 38,000 square-feet of space with a 1,200 person capacity concert venue, 14 lanes of bowling, a craft bar and menu curated by New York City's Blue Ribbon Restaurant Group. Brooklyn Bowl will offer a unique experience of enjoying a show while drinking, eating, and bowling. For more information, visit their website here.
Generic placeholder image
CASA KANTUTA
PROJECTED OPENING: Winter 2022 2309 18th Street NW Following two successful pop-ups in the DMV, Bolivian cocktail lounge owners and sibling duo Juan and Carla Sanchez will be opening a longterm pop-up in the basement of sPACYcLOUd this Winter. Casa Kantuta will showcase Bolivian culture as the first Bolivian cocktail bar in the nation. Carla plans to travel to Bolivia this Fall and bring back authentic decor for the bar, and Juan will oversee the remodel of the space. Beverage Director Lou Bernard will continue to lead the drinks program, where he plans to unveil a lineup of new and innvoative cocktails. For more information, visit their Instagram here.  
Generic placeholder image
KYOJIN SUSHI
PROJECTED OPENING: Early 2023 3315 Cady's Alley NW Suite B The team behind acclaimed YUME Sushi will be expanding their footprint into D.C.  early next year with their newest concept KYOJIN by YUME in Georgetown. KYOJIN will feature a broader menu of Executive Chef and Co-Owner Chef Saran "Peter" Kannasute's sushi and omakase, along with spirit-driven cocktails and an extensive sake menu. Andrew Lamkin will lead the beverage menu at this 4,700 square-foot restaurant, where he will pull much of his inspiration for drinks from the kitchen. The space will seat up to 130 guests and feature a sushi bar and sake counter. Guests can also get excited for a reservation-only, omakase dining experience dubbed The Counter D.C. to open as an extension of the space in Spring 2023; For more information, visit their website here.
Generic placeholder image
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.
Generic placeholder image
THE COLLECTIVE
PROJECTED OPENING: Winter 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 Winter. 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.
Generic placeholder image
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.
Generic placeholder image
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.
Generic placeholder image
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.   
Generic placeholder image
POP
PROJECTED OPENING: November 2022 2108 Vermont Avenue NW Brent Kroll will be opening a new sparkling bar, Pop, for all things carbonated in the District this November. 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.