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If you are looking for traditional Italian dishes and a friendly, home-style ambiance, look no further than Baronessa Italian Restaurant. From their brick-oven pizzas to their homemade pasta, you are guaranteed a pinch of love in every meal created. The restaurant's rich menu also includes gluten-free options.
Bump ‘n Grind is a coffee shop located in the South Silver Spring Community. They bring together a community of coffee lovers who have a passion for great coffee, espresso, and vinyl records. Bump 'n Grind provides their guests with a laid back, and relaxing atmosphere to unwind.
Churros, Inc. is a dessert company that serves the DMV area, the company offers fresh authentic Mexican churros.
They use very simple ingredients, no artificial colors or preservatives. What makes their churros unique, is a recipe unlike any other. The owners use their Mexican Heritage to develop one-of-a-kind recipes without compromising the authenticity of their churros.
Coffee Karma Cafe prides itself on providing organic Ganoderma Lucidum (Lingzhi) infused coffee, tea and hot chocolate. They work with a unique supplier to provide delicious coconut oil based creamers to compliment their beverages, as well as brewing accessories and crystal infused products. Join them for a delicious treat.
Ircia’s Kitchen is a unique Salvadoran restaurant located in NE, DC.They offer authentic Salvadoran food, rich in flavor, and are well-known for their famous traditional pupusas. They infuse their culture in every dish they make and take pride in it!
Lemon Slice Cafe is a Black-owned sandwich and salad shop. They welcome everyone to their cafe with love and food that's cooked with love. All their dishes are made from scratch with fresh and seasonal ingredients and made delicious!
Los Hermanos, run by two brothers, has one goal in mind: To make you feel like you’re eating right at your mom’s table. Whether you’re looking to try their Pollo Guisado or Moro de Gandules, the Dominican restaurant is sure to make you feel as if you're eating right at home.
Mechos Dominican Kitchen specializes in authentic, made-from-scratch home-style Dominican food served with loving island hospitality.The restaurant is owned by two brothers who started with their original location, Los Hermanos, in Columbia Heights in Northwest DC and now expanded to their new location, Mecho’s Dominican Kitchen in Northeast DC.
A new concept from Gabriela Febres and Ali Arellano, Mosaico by Arepa Zone, is now open inside La Cosecha. This new concept is part mercadito ("little market"), and part Latin street food. At Mosaico, you can find some of the Arepa Zone favorites, as well as antojitos (a variety of small bites to share), pepitos (baguette sandwich with grilled steak or chicken), and perros calientes (Latin style, loaded hot dogs).
The Peruvian Brothers, Giuseppe and Mario Lanzone, serve authentic “Comida Criolla,” the tastiest part of their Peruvian heritage rooted in Andean, Spanish, African and Asian influences. After six years of operation, the Peruvian Brothers have expanded from one original food truck to concession stands at stadiums, theatres, zoos and markets, three food trucks, and a large scale catering company serving the entire District of Columbia metro area including Maryland and Virginia. Thanks to the Lanzone brothers, Peruvian dishes have been enjoyed at the White House, State Department, Capitol Hill, corporate lunches, summits, galas, weddings, festivals and more.
Provost is a restaurant that serves organic American Cuisine. Their goal is to provide sustainable, healthy, and organic food to NE Washington, DC. When you come into Provost you feel like you are a part of a family. They provide you with a relaxed, unique experience and a space of free expression and passion. All their food is cooked from the heart and made with love!
Sommer Street Pizza is a lactose-free pizza company based out of DC. Using fresh produce, they blend their own spicy tomato-based pizza sauce and top it with a variety of real, lactose-free, gourmet cheeses to create a unique, flavorful and inclusive twist to pizza!
Thamee is Washington, DC's only Burmese restaurant, serving elevated presentations of street food and home style meals in a bright, casual environment. Due to COVID-19, they are currently offering pre-orders for pick-up only. Please visit thamee.com/info to learn more.
International Award-Winning Chef Danny Lledó brings you the new Valencian fine dining restaurant: Xiquet DL. Ignited by a wood-fire kitchen, Xiquet reflects Valencia's warm coastal climate, abundant agriculture and plentiful fresh seafood. It is also the cradle of the famous Spanish rice dish, Paella.