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Apr 21, 2010 11:34 AM

New & Healthy Lunch Options

Hi Everyone!
I am doing an article on new & healthy lunch options that are popping around DC. So far all I have is Funxion. I KNOW there are much more and I am just drawing a huge blank! Any ideas???


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  1. Roti

    Already in existence Chop't and SweetGreen and On the Fly.

    3 Replies
    1. re: ktmoomau

      Roti is DELICIOUS! I've been three times already and really like it.

      Also Java Green and the new salad place Mix't.

      Java Green Cafe
      1020 19th Street N W, Washington, DC

      1. re: Elyssa

        Awesome to hear about Roti. Can't wait to try it.
        Also note Maoz, Pret a Manger, soon-to-be-open Freshii, Pain Quotidien.

        1. re: hamster

          I think Freshii is actually open now. Haven't tried it yet though.

    2. Wagamama is opening next month on 7th St.

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      1. re: woodleyparkhound

        Really? I have heard all sorts of rumors that it isn't really coming?

        1. re: ktmoomau

          I've been wondering that too-- their website is suspiciously quiet on any new stores.

          1. re: Doh

            From their website:

            wagamama, the international dining phenomenon, is pleased to announce it will open it's fouth united states restaurant in washington d.c. the new washington location follows the debut of over 100 wagamama locations in the united kingdom, ireland, holland, australia, uae, belgium, new zealand, denmark, turkey, usa, cyprus, egypt, switzerland, and greece. construction is scheduled to begin in january 2010 with an expected opening in may 2010

            I don't have any insider knowledge...

              1. re: woodleyparkhound

                Well insider word is it's a no-go, but normally they update corporate stuff often so you would think it would be accurate.

                1. re: ktmoomau

                  Cant wait looking forward to Wagamama, love their food and very reasonable price, they have them in London in most area, so bring on Wagamama, nice and healthy

        2. Another great lunch place is mixtgreens. Its opened 2 months ago on F Street between 13 and 14th. They have a website too where you can make your own salad and find out the calorie/fat/nutrition content. its amazing! Its a chain started out of S.F. Try it -- but lines are long between 12-1:30