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What happened to Cal Tortilla in Germantown?

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lalajane Jul 26, 2010 07:15 AM

drove by there last night looking for place to eat in the blackout and it was closed. And not just closed, but cleared out of everything - stripped to the bone. Does anyone know what happened to this location?

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    wysguymd Jul 26, 2010 08:58 AM

    Chipotle is opening up in the same center soon. Might have something to do with it.

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    Chipotle
    14925 Shady Grove Rd Unit L, Rockville, MD 20850

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      lalajane Jul 26, 2010 10:48 AM

      reeeeaaaly? i having been wanting a Chipotle in Germantown forever. kentlands is not particularly close, and that one down in the strip mall across from Lakeforest is awful to get in and out of. i do like Cal tort's chips and queso,

      On a minor realted note, is there really call for all thoe new storefronts they are building out from the Town Center there? I guess we will see

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        wysguymd Jul 28, 2010 12:48 PM

        According to CalTort's facebook page, the Germantown franchise owners closed the store. They are hoping to sell the franchise to new owners and reopen in the same location.

        Chipotle is supposed to be opening in the new building a block away in early fall.

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        Chipotle
        14925 Shady Grove Rd Unit L, Rockville, MD 20850

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          lalajane Aug 3, 2010 09:32 AM

          thanks for the info. when i had looked at the site, it still had it listed as an open restaurant.

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