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TBSP, The Big Stick, Native Foods, More Coming

Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Welcome to the Plywood Report, where we fill you in on what's coming up in food. See anything happening in your neighborhood? Send us a note at

photo%20%2822%29.JPG1) Farragut Square: Signage is up for the second location of The Best Sandwich Place, which has been in the works since the summer. The lunch spot is opening at 1776 Eye St. NW. [PLYWOOD]

2) Navy Yard: The owner of Justin's Cafe will open The Big Stick at 20 M St. SE. Like his original bar, the hope is to cater to Nats fans. Washington Business Journal reports there will be craft beer, homemade sausages and a possible June opening. [PRE-PLYWOOD]

3) Dupont Circle: According to PoPville, Native Foods Cafe will replace the Sizzling Express at 18th and M Sts. NW. This is the second DC lease signed for the vegetarian chain, but none have opened yet [PLYWOOD]

4) Arlington: Rapidly expanding pizza chain Paisano's will open at 2201 N. Pershing Drive, according to ARLNOW. [PLYWOOD]

5) K Street: Details are a little scarce, but PoPville hears a Greek restaurant will open next to the new Noodles & Company at 19th and L Sts. [PRE-PLYWOOD]

6) Bethesda: Add two more fast casual options to Westfield Montgomery Mall's offerings. Next up: Chipotle and Cava Grill, according to Robert Dyer. [PLYWOOD]

7) Courthouse: More progress for Ben's Chili Bowl: there's now a firm grand opening date of March 6, according to ARLNOW. [POST-PLYWOOD]

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Ben's Chili Bowl

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