Posts Tagged ‘Bethesda’

Bobby Flay Opens Another Bobby’s Burger Palace in Bethesda

It's been five years since celebrity chef Bobby Flay opened his first Bobby's Burger Palace in Long Island, N.Y. And yesterday, his 16th location opened in Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda. That makes five BBPs in the D.C. area (including downtown D.C., College Park, Hanover, Md., and Woodbridge, Va.), all trying to convert diners to […]

100 Montaditos Now Open in Bethesda

A new Spanish sandwich chain called 100 Montaditos is now open in Bethesda. The signature item: the montadito, a tapas-sized bread roll filled with various combinations of meats, cheeses, and vegetables.  The word apparently comes from the Spanish verb montar, meaning "to mount," because the bread is "mounted" with ingredients. As the name suggests, there […]

Free Hoagies!

If you happen to be in Bethesda today, drop by Taylor Gourmet, where the gang is handing out free six-inch hoagies (or, if you prefer, a pastina salad) to all comers. It's a part-holiday, part-one-year-anniversary party at the fancy sandwich shop's lone suburban location at 7280 Woodmont Avenue. The proprietors are also raffling off various […]

In The ‘Burbs: Korean Chain Kraze Burgers Now Open In Bethesda

Burger Days alerts us to the "quiet" opening of Korean chain Kraze Burgers' first U.S. location in the former National Jean Co. space at 7301 Woodmont Avenue in Bethesda. The local Patch has additional details. The Fairfax-based franchiser behind the new burger joint reportedly plans to open as many as six Kraze locations in the […]

Restaurateur Bo Blair On The Regulatory ‘Grease Trap’ That Is Montgomery County

“They tell us to get this grease trap that, seriously, it’s like something that would be in FedEx stadium...They said they won’t even answer any questions until we install the grease trap. We get the grease trap, we install it, the [Washington Suburban Sanitation Commission] guy comes out and he looks at it and says, […]

Free Cholados And Empanadas! Panas Opens In Bethesda

Keep an eye out for bright orange balloons in Bethesda later this week. You can exchange them for free stuff. Panas Gourmet Empanadas is opening at 4731 Elm Street. Staffers are distributing the balloons throughout the neighborhood. Exchange yours on Friday afternoon for a free cholado or bring it in Saturday for one of the […]

Departure of Pizzeria Da Marco’s Chef Is News to Pizzeria Da Marco’s Owner

Eater DC has the scoop today that pizzaiolo Dino Santonicola is bailing on Bethesda's Pizzeria Da Marco next month. It's a pretty big scoop. It turns out, the pizzeria's owner "had no knowledge of Santonicola's impending departure" until Eater broke the news to him. You might remember Santonicola from his video interview with The Feast […]

Matzo Luck! Uptown Deli Owner Dares You to Eat His Balls in Kneydl-Fressing Contest

Howard Wasserman, proprietor of Bethesda's Uptown Deli, is hosting a matzo ball-munching contest over Labor Day weekend at his New York-style bagel and lox shop. Proceeds from the charity event will benefit The Children's Inn. Just how many matzo balls can a human ingest? Competitive eating champ Joey Chestnut choked down a whopping 78 of […]

Quick Feeding: José Andrés Wins Best Outstanding Chef in Beard Awards; Plus, Nettle Soup!

Awards Season Continues! D.C.'s big winner at the James Beard Foundation awards—besides Tim Carman, of course—is José Andrés, who was honored last night with the foundation's outstanding chef award. (Look at the José-inspired tweet storm!) In Mid-Atlantic regional action, Eater notes the "[e]ven though [D.C.] had three of the five nominees—including Cathal Armstrong (Restaurant Eve), […]

Tom Sietsema Doesn’t Hate Bethesda, Just Bethesda-ness

Bethesda diners, brace yourselves! This weekend, The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema has a Sunday restaurant review on Food, Wine & Co. If you read Carole Sugarman's "Why Washington Food Critics Hate Bethesda" piece in the current issue of Bethesda magazine, you'll probably assume that Sietsema will automatically hate the place. In fact, Sietsema kicks off […]

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