12 Brand-New Restaurants That Belong on Your Radar
Look at the Self-Styled Paradise Matt Baker Has Spent Years Bringing to Life
Matt Baker’s new project in Ivy City is the tasting menu-only restaurant perfect for date nights. A welcome addition to the nabe, the space boasts a two-top chef’s counter, which serves 15 courses to those who can snag the seats, and an airy dining room where diners can choose their own adventures with features menus of varying lengths (four to seven courses).
- Devra Ferst of Tasting Table
Refined, Vegetable-Obsessed Restaurant Gravitas is Finally Opening in Ivy City
“The opening menu is similar to Michelin-rated Masseria, in that guests can order anything they want from categories that reflect different styles of dishes.”
- Tierney Plumb of Eater DC
Ivy City - Neighborhood Book, Now Hiring, and New Openings!
“Chef Matt Baker wants to be the reason you visit Ivy City and he wants to lure you there with vegetables. The first-time restaurateur says his long-awaited restaurant Gravitas is now accepting reservations for July 1, but it could open as early as June 22.”
- Laura Hayes of The Washington City Paper
Zagat, Tasting Table, Washington City Paper - Gravitas named as most anticipated restaurants
The Ivy City renaissance continues! Take a look at our neighborhood in the Ivy City book (Gravitas is featured on Page 18). Fun things to come throughout 2017/2018, and we're thrilled to be listed amongst the current neighbors and upcoming openings. The energy and revitalization of our few blocks in Northeast DC is exhilarating!
DC Modern Luxury - The Restaurant Scene: Next Chapter
As we begin to wave goodbye to hot, sticky summer months, we look forward to welcoming beautiful fall DC weather... and our forthcoming restaurant. After months of anticipation, we're almost here! The renaissance of our Ivy City neighborhood has us chomping at the bit to share our open-kitchen, New American restaurant and urban garden (did we mention the rooftop greenhouse bar?)
Contributing writer, pop culture aficionado, photographic palate supporter, and overall badass, Nevin Martell, has listed Gravitas in the most recent edition of DC Modern Luxury's Best of Washington, D.C. (January 2017).