I've learned more about National Harbor and had dinner at a restaurant there when I was in the Washington, DC area last week. The Capitol wheel is close to completion and the 350 acre resort-like area is filled with shopping, restaurants, and hotel facilities. I took a few random photographs, mostly of the Ferris wheel, which I will post next.
Here's a link to the current website, where a new updated version will be going on-line later this spring. National Harbor
I suppose that's Neptune, and while you're probably right about the target audience, the kids I know would want to climb all over his arms, legs and feet. There's also a carousel, so perhaps there's some attempt to draw kids.
Yes, Mossie, Potbellys is a chain, but very different from McD's. They specialize in freshly made salads and sandwiches. They are frequented by a lot of working people looking for a healthy lunch alternative. I ate at one in the Farragut Square area of DC and it was just fine, despite the name.
We ate at a very nice, high end Mexican restaurant at National Harbor. Delicious food and wonderful service, though it was quite crowded with a bit of a wait.