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La Tomate Cafe, Dino's Grotto, More Coming

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latomatefb.jpg1) Dupont Circle: PoPville reports the folks behind La Tomate in Dupont are planning to open a small cafe next door. Expect sandwiches, coffee, etc. at the Connecticut Ave. NW location. [PLYWOOD]

2) Shaw: The address for the new Dino (now Dino's Grotto) has been revealed. Look for the restaurant at 1914 9th St. NW. An April opening is tentatively planned. [PRE-PLYWOOD]

3) Shaw: Also for Shaw; more Ethiopian food. Washington Business Journal reports a different Ethiopian restaurant will replace Little Ethiopia at 1924 Ninth St. NW. [WBJ]

4) Rosslyn: A good sign for Ben's Chili Bowl fans. The restaurant, which is slated for the old Ray's Hell Burger space on Wilson Blvd., has signage up, according to this Chowhound poster. [PLYWOOD]

La Tomate [Photo: Facebook]

Ben's Chili Bowl

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

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