Tuesday, January 8, 2013
Northern Virginia's first styling-only salon opens at Plaza America.
FLOW Blow Dry & Beauty Bar joined the Reston beauty salon scene on Monday, offering something different: just styling. FLOW, located at 11700 Plaza America Dr., is a blow out-only salon, where patrons can choose from styles such as the Calypso (long, loose beach waves), the FLOW (Flowing Locks of Winsomness) or the Willowy (long and sleek) for $35. While styling-only salons are popular in cities such as New York, Los Angeles, and now DC, where the chain Dry Bar recently opened, FLOW is the first blow out-only salon in Northern Virginia, says owner Samira Atash. "I think Reston has stylish, beautiful women," says Atash, a Northern Virginia native who formerly worked in the fashion industry. "People have been emailing me daily, asking when …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
New location of Mediterranean restaurant at Plaza America
Zoes Kitchen, a Mediterranean counter-service restaurant, is now open at 11690 Plaza America Dr. The Reston outpost of the chain opened on Friday in the former spot of Baja Fresh. Some of Zoes Kitchen's specialties: Spinach roll-ups, Greek salads, pita sandwiches, and kabobs. The restaurant is open from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. To keep up with all Reston business news, subscribe to Reston Patch's free daily newsletter.
Friday, December 21, 2012
New restaurant opening near Plaza America.
Reston will soon have another dining option. Nikko Sushi and Hibachi is getting ready to open at 11720 Plaza America Dr. This is in the office building portion, rather than the strip mall portion of Plaza America. The restaurant will be located next to The Melting Pot. Nikko will feature Japanese favorites such as sushi, bento boxes and steak and seafood cooked at a tableside hibachi. No opening date has been set, but the space is well into the build-out process.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Fast casual Meditteranean place will take over Baja Fresh's old spot.
Reston will soon have another restaurant choice. An outlet of the franchise chain Zoes Kitchen will be opening soon at Plaza America. The restaurant will take over the spot at 11690 Plaza America Dr., the former location of a Baja Fresh. Zoes Kitchen, which has stores in Arlington and Fairfax, specialized in salads, wraps, pita sandwiches, homemade soups and other relatively healthy options. The Reston location has a target opening date of late December or early January, a company spokesman said. The restaurant is now hiring. To see job openings, click here.
Friday, November 18, 2011
Tropical Smoothie Cafe, Saladworks and Noodles & Company on the way.
Three new restaurants are slated to open at Reston's Plaza America in the coming months. Construction crews have been hard at work on a Tropical Smoothie Cafe to be located at 11684 Plaza America Dr. Management was interviewing potential staffers last week. A few doors down, Saladworks is also under construction at 11692 Plaza America, in the space formerly occupied by Ritz Camera. Noodles & Company will open a Reston store by the end of 2011 at 11648 Plaza America. That space currrently houses Chicken Out, whose management did not confirm that the store would be closing. A real estate source said the lease is a done deal though. Chicken Out has been scaling back recently. It closed its large Bethesda store last December and in July filed…