Category: Business

Rumored replacement for ShopHouse?

ShopHouse Southeast Asian Kitchen will close tomorrow and there is a rumored replacement for the fast-casual restaurant. Bibibop Asian Grill, a Korean-inspired similar concept in fast-casual eating, is said to be taking over ShopHouse locations. Bibibop offers rice bowls with choice of meats (or tofu), toppings, sauces and side dishes such as edamame, kimchi or miso soup. Diners can also choose a salad or wrap as the base, rather than rice. Bibibop is a subsidiary of Gosh Enterprises, located in Columbus, Ohio. There are 12 locations, all in Ohio. Gosh Enterprises is also the parent company of Charley’s Grilled Subs...

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ShopHouse restaurants to close next week

ShopHouse in Silver Spring will close March 17. Photo by Mike Diegel. Chipotle Mexican Grill, Inc. announced it will close all 15 locations of ShopHouse Asian Kitchen, the Asian-themed fast casual restaurant chain, next week. A sign posted on the door of the Silver Spring location on Ellsworth Drive says Friday, March 17 will be its last day of operation. Nation’s Restaurant News, which broke the story yesterday, cited a company spokesperson’s email saying the company has a deal to sell the leases of all 15 ShopHouse locations and that current employees will be offered positions at Chipotle. A...

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Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que opening tonight

Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que has a full bar featuring specialty cocktails. Photo by Mike Mowery. Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que will open for dinner tonight in the downtown Silver Spring space formerly occupied by AG Kitchen. The restaurant is expected to start lunch service in the middle of next week, according to the company’s publicist. The extensive menu includes barbecued pork, beef and turkey, and a list of side orders that includes corn, peppers and chilies, French fries, cole slaw, Old Bay fries, mac and cheese (also available in several varieties as an entrée), potato salad, collard greens, baked beans and mashed potatoes. Diners...

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Hen Quarter holds grand opening

Hen Quarter features Southern comfort food and a wide selection of bourbons. Photo by Mike Mowery. Hen Quarter, the Southern-themed restaurant and bourbon bar on Ellsworth Drive, held its ribbon cutting and grand opening last night. The menu includes updated Southern fare including Southern-fried chicken, Virginia ham steaks, shrimp and grits, short ribs and barbecued chicken, along with accompaniments such as collard greens, pickled okra and fried green tomatoes. The bar features more than 40 different bourbons, along with a dozen types of rye whisky and a selection of Scotch and Irish whiskeys. The restaurant is open Monday-Thursday 11...

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Best of Fenton Village awards presented last night

County Executive Isiah Leggett presented awards to Best of Fenton Village winners. Photo by Mike Diegel. The winners of the fifth annual Best of Fenton Village were recognized last night in a ceremony hosted by The Nora School. “This is the neighborhood that’s been here long before we started the revitalization of Silver Spring,” County Executive Isiah Leggett reminded attendees in brief remarks prior to the presentations, lauding the opportunity to recognize success of “these thriving businesses.” Prior to Leggett’s arrival, Silver Spring Regional Center Director Reemberto Rodriguez addressed the businesses’ concerns over the effect of losing about half the...

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