May 12, 2021

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Roaming Rooster Will Open up a Rooster Sandwich Shop East of the Anacostia River

A combined-use development east of the Anacostia River will hope to draw in visitors and new people to Ward 7 with five not too long ago declared dining places, together with a locale of swiftly increasing nearby fried chicken brand name Roaming Rooster. Mayor Muriel Bowser announced last week that Skyland Town Center will host the fourth D.C. retail outlet for Roaming Rooster, a Black-owned company regarded for crispy sandwiches designed out of totally free-assortment poultry. Skyland Town Middle also has a new 263-device condominium building named the Crest that is getting ready to start out leasing. Roaming Rooster is predicted to open up by the tumble. Also, the intricate will get an outpost of rapidly-casual conveyor-belt pizza chain &Pizza, the to start with standalone retailer for South American road food location Maizal, a area of Annapolis-primarily based Mediterranean restaurant Mezeh, and a Tropical Smoothie Café.

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