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Cava Grill Opens in Silver Spring, Plus More Intel

Mini news bites for the morning.

Cava Grill
Cava Grill
Missy Frederick is the Cities Director for Eater.

Two giants

Here are some choice quotes from Anthony Bourdain and José Andrés being interviewed by Ocean Drive. Andrés on the Miami food scene: "Miami is a city that is still trying to find itself. I'm still trying to figure out Miami. I'm missing more of the Latin; Miami should be a Latin town." [OD]


Osama El-Atari, who was convicted for his part in a restaurant-related finance scam in Virginia, has died. He had turned informant in prison and had been released after receiving a 12 year prison sentence. His death was from a gunshot wound. [WBJ]

Another day, another Cava

The newest location of Cava Grill opens today in Silver Spring. Find it at 8515 Fenton St.

Pasta party

Guess how many types of pasta Hank's Pasta Bar is making from scratch daily? Lucky 13. [WaPo]