Shop Talk

Sin & Grin to Open on Main Street

The Hristopoulos family has some delicious news. They are opening a new restaurant at their old Vasilis Mediterranean Grill location on Main Street. Sin & Grin will offer quick casual dining with tacos and spit-fired meats created by culinary team Vasilios and Julie Hristopoulos. An Oct. 18 opening at 353 Main St. is anticipated. For more information, visit “Sin & Grin” on Facebook.

Vasili’s Kitchen Expands Hours

Vasili’s Kitchen in Kentlands Market Square is now open on Mondays. Hours are 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 to 10 p.m.

Greene Growlers Opening Soon

The popular Olde Towne nightlife spot Growlers closed in June, but a late September reopening is anticipated. Greene Growlers is under new management and will feature craft beer, a whiskey bar, food, live music and nightlife. For more information, visit

Kids Eat Free at Nalley Fresh

Through the month of September, kids eat free at Nalley Fresh, 261 Kentlands Boulevard, on Monday and Tuesday nights, 5 to 9 p.m. Relieve a little bit of that new school year stress and eat right!

Altimmune Expands Headquarters in Gaithersburg

Altimmune, Inc, a clinical-stage immunotherapeutics biotechnology company, today announced it will relocate new employees acquired as a result of its merger with Pharmathene, as well as its existing Gaithersburg employees, to a new 14,000 square-foot location in Gaithersburg. The new, larger location at 910 Clopper Road, planned to be complete by the first quarter of 2018, will include the company’s research and development facility. Altimmune currently has 14 full-time employees in Gaithersburg, and as a result of the expansion, plans to add 45 new jobs over the next four years.