Posts Tagged ‘Bethesda Row’

Over-the-Top Chocolate Bar Max Brenner Opens Today in Bethesda

List the most indulgent, over-the-top, toothache-inducing chocolate desserts you can think of. Then multiply that by two, and you’ll have something approximating the menu at the new Max Brenner chocolate bar in Bethesda, which opens today after more than a month of delays. That menu features items like “urban smores” and popsicle fondue, both of […]

Quick Feeding: Drinking in Maryland Just Got a Lot More Taxing

Taxes: The cost of purchasing alcohol in Maryland is poised to increase. The state's General Assembly passed legislation on Monday night that would raise state taxes on beer, wine, and liquor from 6 percent to 9 percent. Assuming that Gov. Martin O'Malley signs the bill, the new taxes would go into effect on July 1. […]

Food News You Can Use: National Chocolate Cupcake Day Edition

Bethesda Row's own restaurant week starts today, offering diners a $15 three-course lunch and a $30 three-course dinner. (Girl Meets Food) Historic New York hot spot P.J. Clarke's opened on Friday at 1600 K St. NW featuring a raw-bar and mid-Atlantic favorites. (WeLoveDC) Prince of Petworth speculates that a Z Burger may be soon opening […]

Taylor Gourmet to Open Third Shop in Bethesda

Design renderings of the new Taylor Gourmet in Bethesda If anything defines Taylor Gourmet — other than its Philly hoagies — it is the sandwich shop's utter trendy urbanity and its desire to help gentrify once questionable neighborhoods. So it comes as some surprise that, for their third location, owners Casey Patten and David Mazza […]

How Long Would You Wait for a Free Georgetown Cupcake?

Carrie and I were in Bethesda for other reasons on Sunday when we drove by this line snaking down Bethesda Avenue. I had to stop and investigate. Georgetown Cupcake was celebrating the opening of its second store, the twin-locale named, Georgetown Cupcake at Bethesda Row, by giving away its namesake treat from noon to 6 p.m. […]

What Does a $19 ‘Mixed Grill’ Get You at Lebanese Taverna’s New Bethesda Spot?

A chef/owner whom I respect once told me that only amateurs—those, in other words, without a firm grasp of the costs of running full-service restaurants—have a hard time understanding the sometimes high price of dishes. Well, I felt like a rank amateur on Sunday afternoon at the new Lebanese Taverna in Bethesda. A couple of […]