Monday, March 20, 2017

BABA Opens Bringing the Comforts of Grandma’s Place Mixed with Modern Chic Appeal to Clarendon

Roasted Cauliflower (Photo: Tigran Andronikovich Markaryan, Calypso Digital)

From our friends at BABA...

BABA, Ivan Iricanin’s latest Balkan concept, opened today, Monday, March 20th in the heart of Clarendon at 2901 Wilson Blvd., just below the popular Ambar, with its own separate street entrance. To help welcome the restaurant into the neighborhood, BABA is offering a week of specials promotions during breakfast, happy hour and late night. First up, from March 20-24, guests can enjoy complimentary La Colombe coffee drinks between 8 AM to 10 AM. The restaurant will also be extending its Happy Hour from 4 PM to 9 PM allowing guests two extra hours to enjoy house red, white, sparkling wine and Heineken beer for $5. Happy Hour also includes a selection of $6 craft cocktails such as the Monastery, Maraska Slivovitz, lime juice, honey syrup, plum preserve and basil leaves; Barrel Aged Southern Delight, bourbon, Lillet Blan, peach liqueur, creole bitters and orange essence; B&B, rum, beet juice, lime, maraschino liqueur and mint, as well as select snack size Balkan dishes that takes inspiration from European tapas, priced at $5 each. Standout tapas include Roasted Cauliflower, served with a creamy eggplant purée and pomegranate dressing; Fried Olives with blue cheese and cinnamon cherry tomato jam; Salmon Tartar with capers, quinoa and pine nuts; Pork Belly Slider with house-made pickles and a white bean purée, as well as Ham Croquettes with mustard dressing.

Additionally, BABA is inviting late night-goers to RSVP to see DJ Marino spin tunes on Friday, March 24th and Saturday, March 25th between 10 PM and close. Space is limited and interested parties are encouraged to RSVP via by Thursday, March 23rd. RSVPs are limited to two guests, and will be taken on a first come, first serve basis.

Monday, March 20th through Saturday, March 25th. Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch & Brunch is served daily, from 8 AM to 3 PM. Dinner is served daily, from 4 PM to 12 AM. Happy Hour is served Monday through Friday, from 4 PM to 7 PM. A DJ spins Wednesday through Saturday, from 10 PM to Close.

BABA is located at 2901 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia, 22201, just two blocks from the Clarendon Metro station accessible on the Orange and Silver Lines. For additional information please call (703) 312-7978 or visit