Posts Tagged ‘Rockville’

Quick Feeding: Parking Lot Barbecue Meets Hank Dietle’s Tavern

Rockville Pike Roadhouse Roadtrip: While the area's robust food truck scene "has been slow to hit Montgomery County," there are three new options and "more on the way." The most exciting may be Branded '72's outpost in "the parking lot of the ancient Hank Dietle’s Tavern; I ate on the porch with a sleeping old […]

Rockville vs. D.C.: More Desserts for Beyond-the-Beltway Matchbox Diners

Here's an interesting food-ordering dynamic The Feast's Rachel Tepper picked up on regarding Matchbox, the Chinatown restaurant that has expanded to include outposts on Capitol Hill and in Rockville: "Diners in Rockville tend to linger more during their meals, [co-owner Perry Smith] said, staying longer and ordering more desserts—twice as many as their downtown counterparts." […]

Quick Feeding: Food Cart Ousted From Corner

Food Cart Forced Off Corner: The Metro Halal food cart vendor outside 1100 Wilson Blvd. in Rosslyn has been evicted from his spot by Monday Properties, the owners of the building that's home to WJLA-TV, TBD, and Politico. [ARLNow] Indigestion: After increasing my burrito intake the past few weeks, this makes my stomach hurt. [Y&H, […]

Changing Tables: Arlington Rooftop Bar and Grill Now Open, Another Matchbox on the Way

The latest in restaurant openings, closings, and highly unstable target dates. Coming Soon: Rockville is getting set to open the latest outpost of the gourmet pizza bar, Matchbox, as early as Friday with an impressive spot which can seat more than 400 people! (Bethesda magazine) Dupont Circle will soon have a new yogurt and parfait […]

Jackie’s Wine Club in Rockville to Open on July 30

The owners are calling it Jackie's Wine Club, but the Rockville spot is neither a club nor owned by Jackie Greenbaum, the noted Silver Spring restaurateur with three properties to her name. No, Jackie's Wine Club is a wine and tapas bar owned by Lucia Borro, whose husband, Emilio, is the owner of next-door neighbor, […]

Roadside Magazine Publisher Pissed That Silver Diner Plans to Raze Its Rockville Location

The publisher of Roadside, the magazine long dedicated to the chrome culture of classic diners, is not at all happy with Silver Diner's plan to demolish its Rockville location and build a spacious new $4.5 million diner just down the road. Roadside's Randy Garbin writes that he first visited the Rockville diner shortly after it […]

Another Jackie’s Coming to Rockville

This Jackie's, located in the same Rockville strip center as Pita Hut, has nothing to do with the Jackie's in Silver Spring. So says Jackie Greenbaum to whom I just spoke on the phone. Greenbaum is not concerned about potential confusion between her place and the forthcoming wine-and-cheese operation. She has no interest in pressing […]

The $2.50 ‘Chris Rock’ Rib at Branded ’72

This weekend, I stopped by Branded '72 at the urging of co-owner Mark Johnson, the son-in-law of  founder, Ken O'Brien Sr., whose Rockville smokehouse bore his name for decades until the newcomers rebranded it last year. More on my meal in just a second. But before I ordered a thing at Branded '72, I noticed […]

Urban Bar-B-Que to Open Third Store in Sandy Spring

The owners of Urban Bar-B-Que plan to open a third location of their small smokehouse chain in the former Willoughby's Market in Sandy Spring, pitmaster David Calkins told Y&H over the weekend. The lease has been signed, and since the space won't require a massive build-out for the restaurant, Calkins expects to open the latest Urban within […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Joe’s Noodle House

One by one, we’re running through the 50 restaurants that made the cut on this year’s Young & Hungry Dining Guide. If you have visited the day’s featured restaurant, let us know what you think. If you’re planning to visit for the first time, tell us about your meal when you return. Of all the […]