Seven new eateries in various stages of opening in the City of Falls Church are profiled in today’s monthly “Business and Real Estate News” report from the F.C> Economic Development Office. The Lil’ City Creamery, an ice cream parlor, has signed a lease for the location at 114 W. Broad St. The Pita Pouch (Mediterranean food) hopes to be open by April 1 in the Falls Plaza at 1112 W. Broad. The Cafe Kindred obtained an occupancy permit on March 11 to open at 450 N. Washington.
The Happy Tart, an entirely gluten-free bakery and cafe, hopes to open by May 1 at 410 S. Maple Ave. Plaka Grill (Greek food) hopes to be open in mid-April at the site of the former Cosi at 513 W. Broad. The Hot and Juicy Crawfish plans to be open in mid-April at the old Pilin restaurant space at 116 W. Broad, and the 205 Park Ave. has cleared two advisory and review boards and will submit a site plan proposal to the Planning Commission soon.
Also, the news report indicated that the Burger King at 700 W. Broad St., will be closing in mid to late April to make way for the construction of the new Kensington Assisted Living facility.