Latena serves 0salads, stews, tibs and kitfo along with vegetarian dishes. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Fast Casual Ethiopian

Letena Opens in Columbia Heights Letena, a new fast casual Ethiopian restaurant opened at 3100 14th St. NW on the Park Road side of DC USA in the former SeƱor Chicken location on Oct. 19. Letena serves a wide variety of Ethiopian food including vegetarian dishes, tibs, stews,
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Manager Allison Cortese (left) and chef Ris Lacoste prepare for the opening of Ris at Union Market. (Photo: Mark Heckathorn/DC on Heels)

Branching Out

Ris Opens Stall at Union Market Ris at Union Market, a stall from the west end’s Ris restaurant opened last Thursday at the market located at 1309 Fifth St. NE near the NoMa/Gallaudet Metro station. The stall had originally been planned to open in November. The tiny stall
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