A new season comes a host of new options in D.C.’s booming dining scene. From new seafood joints to poke shops to fast-casual spots, here are nine restaurants that have opened since April, or are preparing to open, across the District.
Mason Dixie Biscuit Co.
Bisnow: Jon Banister Mason Dixie Biscuit Co. at 2301 Bladensberg Road NE IN 30 DAYS! DON’T MISS THE DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, EAST — National 07.26.2017 Address: 2301 Bladensberg Road NE Opening Date: April 15 Type of food: Southern fried chicken and biscuits D.C. residents craving a warm biscuit can stop by the drive-thru to grab a breakfast sandwich in the morning, or step into the sit-down area and dig into a bucket of fried chicken in the afternoon.
Mason Dixie Biscuit Co.,
born out of food incubator Union Kitchen, opened its first location this spring on Bladensberg Road NE. The company is partnering with ice cream maker Milk Cult after the owners met at Union Kitchen. Mola Google Maps The brick building at 3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW where Mola is opening IN 30 DAYS! DON’T MISS THE DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, EAST — National 07.26.2017 Address: 3155 Mount Pleasant St. NW Opening Date: June 7 Type of food: Spanish Mount Pleasant neighbors welcomed a new Spanish eatery last week in the three-story brick building formerly occupied by Radius Pizza.
comes from restaurateurs Karlos Leopold and Erin Lingle, who opened Mediterranean restaurant Nido in Woodridge in 2015. Leopold is also a co-owner of Boundary Road on H Street. The Salt Line MRP Realty The Salt Line opened in MRP Realty’s Dock 79 development in Capitol Riverfront IN 30 DAYS! DON’T MISS THE DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, EAST — National 07.26.2017 Address: 79 Potomac Ave. SE Opening Date: June 1 Type of food: Seafood D.C.’s newest seafood restaurant opened earlier this month in MRP Realty’s Dock 79 development in Capitol Riverfront across from Nats Park.
The Salt Line
was called a “hot summer attraction” in a rave review from notoriously tough Washington Post food critic Tom Sietsema earlier this month. Dock 79 also will be home to the second location of Dacha Beer Garden, the popular drinking establishment in Shaw. MRP is going through the Planned Unit Development process for Dock 79’s 253-unit Phase 2 and hopes to break ground next year.
Bisnow: Jon Banister Farmbird’s first location in the Anthology building on H Street NE IN 30 DAYS! DON’T MISS THE DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, EAST — National 07.26.2017 Address: 625 H St. NE Opening Date: June 5 Type of food: Fast-Casual Chicken Born out of D.C. food incubator Union Kitchen, Farmbird opened its first brick-and-mortar location last week. The fast-casual chicken spot features healthy options made with hormone-free, humanely raised chicken and fresh vegetables. It is opening in the ground floor of H Street’s new Anthology apartment building, which Jair Lynch delivered in the fall and then sold to Bentall Kennedy for $160M.