By Abbey Gingras.
Washingtonians love their bowls—whether they’re filled with salad, poké, or rice—for lunch. Honeygrow, a Philadelphia-based chain which now has Washington locations in Chinatown and Pentagon City, is doing a pretty good job capitalizing on the trend, serving up salads and stir-fry dishes that promise both enough healthiness to make a DC worker bee feel good about their choices and enough flavor to not regret them.
But Honeygrow founder Justin Rosenberg isn’t content with just two DC locations. A third Honeygrow is set to open in Rockville this December, and nearly a dozen additional locations are set to arrive in the Washington area over the next 18 months. On the list: locations in Dupont, Penn Quarter, Tysons, and Bethesda, among others. Rosenberg wants to make DC one of the biggest hubs for the company, giving back to the city where he first honed his craft. While living in Philadelphia, Rosenberg took the Megabus to DC each weekend to work in the kitchen of Rustico’s Steve Mannino during Saturday dinner rush and Sunday brunch.
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