Lahlou Restaurant Group is pleased to announce the opening of its latest concept, Lupo Marino, which translates to “wolf of the sea.” The intimate 68-seat restaurant with a seasonal outdoor patio will serve Southern Italian “street food” within The Wharf development situated in the Southwest Waterfront.
Todd Sprik has been tapped to serve as executive chef of Lupo Marino. He honed his technique and palate under the James Beard Foundation award-winning “Best Chef in New York City.” During his tenure Sprik assisted with three James Beard House dinners with notable Chefs Jean-George Vongerichten, Gabriel Kreuther and Ron Gallo.
At this new concept, guests can anticipate the best of Southern Italian “street food” featuring a variety of fried seafood dishes, paninis, fresh salads, homemade brick-oven pizzas, large items to share and a selection of house-made pastas. Menu items will be priced from $7 to $38.
Consulting Mixologist Francesco Amodeo of Don Ciccio & Figli will assist with the beverage program, which will include a selection of signature craft cocktails priced from $12 to $14 each.
Areetoon Jayanan Architecture and Interior Design was tapped to create the intimate 2,000-square foot space.
Lupo Marino. 40 Pearl Street, SW, Washington, D.C 20024. (202) 506-1306. or visit .