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Seoul Food D.C. restaurant moving to Takoma Park

Photo by Zoe Stern/Main Street Takoma Seoul Food D.C. will move to 7302 Carroll Ave. in Takoma Park, the former location of MAD Fitness, according to an announcement from the Old Takoma Business Association. The restaurant currently operates in an Exxon station on University Boulevard in Wheaton. The business, owned and operated by Anna and J.P. Goree, started as a food truck in Washington D.C. and Arlington, Va. in August, 2011 and opened its current location in June, 2013. The menu features Korean and Japanese dishes along with Asian fusion options, including vegetarian and vegan choices, using locally sourced,...

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Zed’s owner to open restaurant, music venue near Fillmore

The bar area under construction. Photo by Mike Diegel. The owner of the popular Zed’s Café on Georgia Avenue is planning a new restaurant and music venue on Colesville Road down the block from The Fillmore Silver Spring. Zed Mekonnen will own and operate Silver Strings—the working name for now, he said—at 8630 Colesville Rd. in the former location of a beauty supply shop. “The space was inspired by what we’re doing at Zed’s Café in terms of music nights,” Mekonnen said. “We have local musicians coming to play here on the weekends. Because of that, we want to...

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Report: Urban Butcher owner planning second Silver Spring restaurant

Photo by Mike Diegel. Raynold Mandizabal, the chef-owner of Urban Butcher on Georgia Avenue, plans to open a second restaurant in Central, the new development on the corner of Fenton Street and Wayne Avenue. The news was reported by the Washington Business Journal, which cited a leasing representative from Grosvenor Americas, Central’s developer, as the source of the information. The WBJ had little detail about the nature of new venture other than to say it would be full-service and focus on dinner. The opening is planned for summer 2018. A representative of Grosvenor Americas did not reply to a...

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Bonjour Waffles back in business in Downtown Silver Spring

Bonjour Waffles has reopened its food truck at 8600 Georgia Avenue. (Graphic: Bonjour Waffles) After being out of commission for nearly a month due to truck repairs, Bonjour Waffles has reopened at the Gulf gas station at 8600 Georgia Avenue. Owner Irene Kinyoki-Adjeb posted on their Facebook page yesterday: “Hey there! Bonjour Waffles is back and open to serve you some delicious waffles and crêpes! Visit us our food truck (in) downtown Silver Spring!” Bonjour Waffles originally opened on July 3, after being delayed by a week due to permitting delays. The food truck replaced the Fajita Sub Factory,...

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