Sweetgreen expands to New York City

Things DC had before NYC: the best salads in the world. Nonetheless, the D.C.-based salad company, Sweetgreen will open in the NoMad Hotel in Manhattan on July 15th sometime later this month. The six-year-old company, known for using sustainable, local products, and green business practices, also expanded to Boston earlier this summer. With the two […]

H8r @$$ reviews: Sweetlife Festival 2011

Get the flash player here: http://www.adobe.com/flashplayer Ever since Sweetgreen announced in March that they would be hosting the Sweetlife Festival, I was curious about how the salad restaurant chain would pull it off. And despite the rainy weather and unusual security practices that marred the day a tad, a solid bill of bands kept the […]

Sweetgreen raises $2.1 million in second round of fundraising

Chances are you’ve heard the story of the three Georgetown graduates—Nicolas Jammet (MSB ’07), Jonathan Neman (MSB ’07), and Nathaniel Ru (MSB ’07)—who opened  Sweetgreen to almost instant entrepreneurial success. Well, things are looking even better for the trio of alumni, who were recently featured in Food & Wine. According to an SEC filing discovered […]

Sweetgreen founders make Food & Wine’s 40 under 40 list

The three Georgetown grads who founded Sweetgreen, Nicolas Jammet (MSB ’07), Nathaniel Ru (MSB ’07), and Jonathan Neman (MSB ’07), have been named three of the “40 Big Thinkers 40 & Under” in the November issue of Food & Wine. The trio of “eco salad chain founders,” numbers 34, 35, and 36 on the list, […]

SweetGreen’s business in Georgetown to potentially get Chop’t

The Georgetown neighborhood may soon become a battlefield in the war of designer salads.  The Georgetown Dish recently reported that the Chop’t Creative Salad Company might be moving in to a location in the Georgetown neighborhood. “We have been looking at some sites in the Georgetown neighborhood,” Chop’t co-owner Colin McCabe wrote in an e-mail […]

Sweetgreen’s new Sweetflow Mobile brings the noise, yogurt

Like this, but with wheels and electro-funk beats Sweetgreen, the health nut’s go-to salad and fro-yo shop created by three 2007 MSB alums, is debuting a new addition this Saturday: the Sweetflow Mobile. The van will come will cruise around D.C. carrying Sweetgreen’s signature “Sweetflow” yogurt. A thoroughly modern take on the ice cream trucks […]

Frozen yogurt gives Northwest DC a summer chill

It’s been a yogurt summer in Northwest DC. Two ‘real fro-yo’ joints opened in Dupont, and Sweetgreen is still serving their Sweetflow. The overpriced fro-yo caught wallets in a cunning pincer formation, meeting both sweaty-DC-summer and cutesy-trend-related needs. •Tangysweet, on 21st and P near Dupont Circle, looks like a Euro dance club, with big color-changing […]