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Ballston Sweetgreen Tests Out New Food Bowls

Plus, Laduree hooks up with Barbie

Sweetgreen’s new Fish Taco bowl features arugula, warm quinoa, shredded cabbage, cilantro, roasted steelhead, tortilla chips, house hot sauce, and lime cilantro jalapeno vinaigrette.
Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

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BALLSTON--The Sweetgreen at 4075 Wilson Boulevard is releasing the first bowls to come out of the brand’s new test kitchen in Los Angeles. One is the Cashew Tofu (roasted sesame tofu, basil, cilantro, spicy cashew dressing, and more), the other a Fish Taco bowl. If customers bite, they could go national later this year.

BETHESDA—Silver Diner wants more input from kids, so it’s holding a tasting on Wednesday, July 12, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., at its Rockville Pike location. Twelve kids (ages 5 to 12) will be picked to submit a recipe idea, with one selected as the grand prize winner.

GEORGETOWN—Confectioner Ladurée just released a limited-edition Barbie Style magenta box of a dozen macarons, just in time for the summer. It’s all to promote the new @barbiestyle Instagram account, a collection of the icon’s favorite moments in art, fashion, and culture. Naturally, lots of the cookies inside are sparkly and pink.

SHAW—Halloween isn’t for months, but Buttercream Bakeshop is already prepping for the holiday by importing intricate skull molds from halfway around the world. One anticipated offering: adult-friendly skull king candy bars, gilded with vodka-mixed gold dust, and filled with meringue and caramel. Available for pre-order now.

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