Posts Tagged ‘Chevy Chase’

New Burger Joint, City Burger, Opens Today in Chevy Chase

Chevy Chase residents have a new fast-casual dining destination. City Burger, from chef Michael Harr of Bethesda's Food Wine & Co. and Cabin John's Fish Taco, opens with limited hours today before operating full swing tomorrow. Like most area burger spots, diners can expect patties and dogs topped with signature sauces, rich shakes, and crispy fries. Worth noting on […]

Scene Steelers: Blue 44 in Chevy Chase Has Winning Formula, So-So Menu

Amid all the splashy restaurant openings of the past year, Blue 44, which opened in April 2011, barely made a blip on the otherwise ultra-attentive radar of the District’s largely young professional-driven foodie culture. There’s a good reason for that: Unlike Elisir, Fiola, Graffiato, Little Serow, Rogue 24, and Toki Underground, among other hugely hyped […]

Taqueria Mexicana, 4912 Thai, R.I.P.

It's only Monday and already we're reading not one but two culinary obituaries: First, Prince of Petworth alerts us to the closure of Shaw's Taqueria Mexicana, with the proprietor citing high rent for its demise. More sad news arrives via the Chevy Chase email list, which passes along that 4921 Thai Cuisine on Wisconsin Avenue […]

Terasol Wants Its Mini Eiffel Tower Back

Sacre bleu! Someone has snatched the four-foot statue of the Eiffel Tower that normally stands outside the Parisian-style pastry joint Terasol in Chevy Chase. In a post to the neighborhood email list, proprietor Sabrina Ousmaal describes the perpetrator of this "bold daytime theft" as a "young man ... blond with a blue and white striped […]

Free Gifford’s Ice Cream! The Real Thing, Not Some Imposter

On Saturday, May 7, the first 500 customers to arrive at the grand re-opening celebration of Gifford's Ice Cream in Chevy Chase will receive a free vanilla ice cream cone. That's the real Gifford's ice cream, mind you; not some cheap knock-off. You'll recall that the Chevy Chase location of the storied ice cream chain […]