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Italian Store #2, DC Prime, 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
italianstorefb.jpg1) Arlington: No update on timing, but Chowhound reports the space is papered over and temporary signage is up for The Italian Store, opening in Westover. A May opening was initially planned. [PLYWOOD]

2) Bethesda: Noodles & Company will take over a portion of the space where Ri-Ra used to be in Bethesda, according to Bethesda Magazine. They're aiming for October. [PRE-PLYWOOD]

3) Chinatown: No name or details yet, but there is signage proclaiming "pizza" over at 6th and H Sts. NW, PoPville notes. [PoP]

4) Waterfront: ANC Commissioner David Garber Tweets that Masala Art has had its liquor license approved for its planned second restaurant, and hopes to open by May. [PLYWOOD]

5) Ashburn: A restaurant called DC Prime is opening at the Lakeview at University Center development at U.S. Route 7 and Loudoun County Parkway, according to the Washington Business Journal. It's a steakhouse. [PRE-PLYWOOD]

The Italian Store [Photo: Facebook]

Masala Art

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