In Washington, D.C., Slate Wine Bar, the first area location of Chicago-based Protein Bar, and new locations of Luke’s Lobster, Sweetgreen and Z Burger all opened. The tapas joint Costa Brava, the steakhouse Mythology, and the first area location of Sophie’s Cuban Cuisine are set to open in the coming months. La Forchettawill change its name to Al Dente in September.
In Baltimore, Krazi Kebab has opened a new location.
In Philadelphia, Jose Garces is consulting on Local, a new restaurant inside the Philadelphia International Airport. The food cart gathering space Garage is set to open at the beginning of November, while Ocean Prime will open next spring in the former Roy’s space.
In Boston, Wequassett Resort and Golf Club has named Remy Funfrock (Daniel) its new executive pastry chef. BBQ spot The Bearded Pig has shuttered.
Photo of Jose Garces, Local.