Day: March 10, 2017

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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Fenton Street Market to host pop-up African marketplace during AFI festival

Graphic courtesy Fenton Street Market and AFI Silver Theatre. Fenton Street Market will host a pop-up African marketplace tomorrow at AFI Silver Theatre and Cultural Center in conjunction with AFI’s New African Film Festival, which opened yesterday. The marketplace will be open from 2-7:30 p.m. in the atrium lobby. Vndors include: Atsu Numadzi, a Ghanaian fine artist and fashion designer, Bahari Deco Crafts featuring clothing and home accessories using Kanga and Kitenge textiles, Chez Kevito with clothing, accessories and home goods inspired by nature, design and pop culture, Obioma with fair-trade men’s and women’s clothing made in Nigeria, mixing African prints...

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