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last tuesday we had the opportunity to be a part of Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration – we had a vendor booth on the parade route, not far from the mall

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although it was freezing outside it was amazing to see how many people came out to support our new president

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and it made the night we spent making one thousand wraps all worth it!

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congratulations President Obama!

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White Lies – Fairwell To The Fairground (Yuksek Remix)

Animal Collective – Summertime Clothes

Unkle – Mayday (feat. The Duke Spirit)

“the dynamic duo”

two of sweetgreen’s founders nic & nate were featured on the front page of the entertainment section of the dc examiner! check it out below:

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page-39to read the online version of the article go here, it includes the following insights about the dynamic duo:

Q&A with the Chefs

Do you cook at home?
Nicolas: Yes, and it’s classical French or Mediterranean. My mom is Lebanese. I watch the Food Network.
Nathaniel: Our day is long and spontaneous. I try to fix dinner two times a week. My family is Chinese, so dumplings and noodles and wok-cooking are a big thing. 

What is your comfort food?
Nicolas: Foie gras and anything with truffles.
Nathaniel: Food from Chipotle or Chinese or Vietnamese food

Which are your favorite restaurants?
Nicolas: Central, Rays the Steaks, Blue Duck, Nora, Rasika and Oyamel.
Nathaniel: (Undecided)

What’s in your fridge?
Nicolas: A lot of Honest Tea, hummus, baby carrots. Lots of cheese and baguettes. I eat here twice a day.
Nathaniel: Not much. Green onions and a bottle of champagne, but I do have sesame oil in my pantry and rice and vinegar.

 

Cicada – Metropolis (The Twelves B-Live Rio Mix)

Bonde Do Role – Geremia (Chewy Chocolate Cookies Remix)

Lykke Li – Little Bit ft. Drake & Mickey Factz

last week Fox 5 featured Nic on it’s “What’s Cooking?” segment – Nic made our Obama Salad, which will be a special on the menu January 17-21st in honor of the inauguration ceremonies.

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and the video here: http://www.myfoxdc.com/myfox/MyFox/pages/sidebar_video.jsp?contentId=8201116&version=1&locale=EN-US

INAUGURATION SPECIALS JANUARY 17-21

Obama Salad – inspired by some of our president-elect’s favorite foods, this is a baby spinach salad with grilled chicken, broccoli, carrots, basil, toasted almonds and our red wine vinaigrette. Try one and get  FREE SWEETFLOW!

Honest Tea Special – Obama has said that Honest Tea is one of his favorite drinks. Buy any Signature Salad from our menu and we’ll give you a free organic, lightly sweetened tea or juice!

Patriotic Sweetflow – top your yogurt with strawberries and blueberries and get $1 off!

Little Boots – Love Kills

Coldplay – Viva La Vida (DiscoTech Remix)

Neon Neon – Dream Cars

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the january issue of Metropolis magazine features a full-length article on sweetgreen, profiling our commitment to being eco-conscious through architecture, energy usage, etc.

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 pick up a copy of the magazine to read the write-up, which highlight’s Core Architecture’s role in making the space green ( for example, through the use of natural lighting and reclaimed hickory) and our own green efforts such as the wildflower menus and reusable salad blasters.

 

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DJ Shadow – Six Days (Remix ft. Mos Def)

Bloc Party – Hunting for Witches (RAC Remix)

dupont updates

dupont construction…

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it begins!

 

 

La Roux – Quicksand (Beni Sinking At 1.56 Remix)

Funeral Party – Carwars

menu flowers

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if you’ve seen our recycled paper, wildflower-seed-embedded menus at sweetgreen, check out the picture below – sent in by someone who planted their menu

 

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if you’d like to plant yours, cover it with no more than a eight of an inch of soil and water it very lightly

send us a picture!

The Killers – Neon Tiger

Hot Chip – Touch Too Much (Fake Blood Remix)

Cut Copy – Far Away (Damn Arms Remix)

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