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Ben's Chili Bowl, Vaso's Kitchen, More Coming

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bensbuildingH.jpg1) Alexandria: A second location of Vaso's Kitchen is in the works for old town. The restaurant is bound for 1118 King St., where Bistrot Lafayette used to be, Patch reports. A July opening could happen. [POST-PLYWOOD]

2) Columbia Heights: A Mexican and Salvadoran restaurant called El Atardecer is slated to open in the old DC Fish Carryout space, New Columbia Heights reports. A liquor license application says the restaurant will have 60 seats and 29 patio seats. [PLYWOOD]

3) Atlas District: Ben's Chili Bowl has been planned for H Street for awhile. WBJ finally spots a permit for the building at 1001 H St. NE, which they bought a couple years ago. DCist follows up: the restaurant could open in about eight months. [PLYWOOD]

[Photo: 1001 H St. NE]

Ben's Chili Bowl

1213 U Street Northwest, , DC 20009 (202) 667-0909 Visit Website

Ben's Chili Bowl

1001 H St. NE Washington, DC

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