Latin Marketplace ‘La Cosecha’ Launches this September 2019

Meaning “the harvest” in Spanish, La Cosecha is an elevated, high-design new marketplace that will serve as a gathering spot for celebrating contemporary expressions of Latin culture through food, art, music, fashion, film, sport, travel and dance.

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The La Cosecha community will be comprised of artisans, businesses and entrepreneurs providing authentic foods, flavors and craftsmanship to the nation’s capital.

The contemporary Latin marketplace is from national retail real estate owner, operator and developer EDENS opens September 2019 at 1270 4th Street NE, steps from Union Market.

La Cosecha will feature more than a dozen businesses housed within 20,000+ square feet of culinary, retail, entertainment and community space.

What’s going inside:

  • El Cielo: Internationally renowned chef Juan Manuel Barrientos will bring the second U.S. outpost of his luxury restaurants to D.C., following the first in Miami, and offering his innovative take on cuisine from his home country, Colombia.
  • Serenata + Zumo : Colada Shop visionary Daniella Senior brings a dynamic dual concept to the marketplace. By day, Zumo will serve fresh juices and picture-perfect toasts and at night, guests will enjoy Serenata’s selection of exquisite, elevated cocktails and snacks via a full- service Latino culinary experience.
  • Ali Pacha: Bolivia native Chef Sebastian Quiroga is behind the plant-based fine dining experience at Ali Pacha (meaning “the plant universe” in the Aymara language), which was named one of the five most exciting Latin American restaurants to watch in 2019.
  • Amparo: Mexico-born, longtime D.C. local Christian Irabién – who discovered his love of fine dining while cooking with renowned chefs José Andrés and Cathal Armstrong – offers his modern-day take on Mexican cuisine alongside a mezcal-heavy beverage program.
  • Zona E Home: Owners Paula Sierra and Alvaro Arango will introduce shoppers to the essence of their native Colombia via the new interiors shop, which will sell specialty items like rugs, candles, soaps, rattan furniture and more.
  • NOVA BOSSA: Brazil native Carolina Furukrona’s luxury lifestyle destination promotes artisanal, largely female-run brands from the Latin world across art and home décor, bain couture, accessories, handbags, jewelry and ready-to-wear.
  • Peruvian Brothers: Sibling duo Giuseppe and Mario Lanzone will open their first brick-and- mortar location, bringing their locally beloved Peruvian-style sandwiches, empanadas,   desserts and hot sauces to the market.
  • FILOS: Mexican-German-Italian baker Francesca Arienzo will open her first brick-and-mortar bakery, showcasing her modern take on traditional sweet treats and her multicultural family’s favorite recipes.
  • La Casita: Chef Iris Veronica Jimenez’s upcoming outpost will be a fast-casual take on the traditional pupuseria, featuring elevated street food reminiscent of the fare available at a traditional Salvadoran open market.
  • Café Unido: With eight cafes scattered throughout Panama, the coffee roaster brings its ethos of responsible sourcing and focus on both community and environment to D.C., launching its first stateside shop.
  • Grand Cata:  Owners and co-founders, Puerto Rico-born Pedro J. Rodriguez and Chile native Julio Robledo, bring their new grocery-wine bar concept, featuring a curated selection of classic and sustainable natural wines from Latin America as well as artisanal gastronomic products from the region.

For more information, visit www.lacosechadc.com and follow @lacosechadc on Instagram and Twitter.

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