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Try the Matcha Protein Pancakes at DIRT

When a restaurant opens with a name like DIRT, you can be sure that the owners have a lot of confidence in their food. This brand new counter-casual spot in Ballston is aiming to carve out a name for itself based on its commitment to fresh food, community roots, and eco-friendly business practices. 

By the looks of DIRT’s early reviews on Yelp and UrbanSpoon, the restaurant is off to a great start. The breakfast menu, which is served all day, draws the most praise. Options like the Matcha Protein Pancakes and the Breakfast Bowl garnering top marks. At lunch and dinner, Yelpers particularly recommend the vegan tacos, the DIRTy burger with sweet potato fries, and the spaghetti squash Alfredo. The beverage menu includes a full array of coffee, fresh-pressed juices, smoothies, and even craft beer and wine.