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Catch 22’s Bountiful Menu Blends Southern Seafood With Island Vibes

A grand opening in Brightwood is scheduled for Friday, January 11

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Appetizers at Catch 22 ($9-$15) include jerk lamb lollipops.
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Tierney Plumb is the editor of Eater DC, covering all things food and drink around the nation's capital.

The owners of popular Maryland breakfast chain Milk & Honey Café have quietly started accepting customers at Catch 22, their Southern seafood spot serving fried crab legs and shrimp-topped burgers, with a grand opening scheduled for next month.

The new restaurant inside a former Imm Thai location (5832 Georgia Avenue NW) is offering lunch, dinner, and brunch in a nautical-themed dining room with gold accents and plush lounge seating.

Catch 22 comes from chef Sammy Davis and co-owner and managing partner Monique Rose Simms, who have Milk & Honey Cafés in College Park and Bowie in addition to Milk & Cheese in Beltsville.

They imported their best-selling seafood burger to Catch 22: a beef patty with hickory smoked bacon, Cajun shrimp, white American cheese, and secret sauce.

The menu is made up of appetizers, soups, salads, surf and turf, and pastas. Here’s a look at the finalized lineup:

Catch 22 menu by on Scribd

The Shark Bite cocktail ($8) is layered with grenadine, blue curacao, vodka, gin, rum, tequila, and topped with Sprite.
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To celebrate its official opening on Friday, January 11, the team is throwing a dinner party starting at 6 p.m. Reservations are encouraged.