Cava is our idea of the lunch move President. Because yes, there’s a version of elected office for Bethesda lunch places. Whether you get a salad, wrap, or plate, make sure to get the braised lamb on that bad boy. And if you come between the hours of 11am-1pm, expect a long line. Waiting in it is more important than getting back to work.
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