Posts Tagged ‘Takoma Park’

The Foreign Ingestor: Mofongo at Manna Restaurant

The Spot: Manna Restaurant, 8640 Flower Ave., Takoma Park, (301) 589-9390 The Cuisine: Dominican, Latin American The Go-To Dish: Mofongo de camarones (shrimp mofongo) The Scoop: Even without a drop of Dominican or Puerto Rican blood in my body, I always thought of Caribbean/Latin America cuisine as my comfort food while growing up in the […]

Capital City Cheesecake to Open on Saturday

It's about a month later than originally thought, but Capital City Cheesecake will be making its brick-and-mortar debut on Saturday in Takoma Park with an expanded concept and lots of free samples. "They have added to their original concept by hiring chef Annette Ryan who will prepare lunch items like salads, pasta salads and sandwiches […]

This Week’s Greatest Hits on Young & Hungry

It's been a capital week here at Young & Hungry Central. Or more like a "Capital City" week. Three of your five favorite posts focused on the latest news about Capital City Diner and Capital City Cheesecake, a pair of capital operations not at all related. Take a look: Capital City Diner Ready to Open […]

Capital City Cheesecake to Take Over Former Savory Cafe in Takoma Park

Since last year, Capital City Cheesecake has been operating out of the kitchen at Colonel Brooks' Tavern in Brookland, where CCC founders Caitlin and Meaghan Murphy were born and raised. Starting in April, the sisters will abandon their childhood stomping grounds for a place of their own: the former Savory Cafe in Takoma Park. To […]

Young & Hungry Dining Guide by the Day: Udupi Palace

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. When I want […]

More on Gillian Clark’s New Restaurant Ventures

Prince of Petworth broke a juicy piece of news yesterday when he announced that former Colorado Kitchen chef/owner Gillian Clark had signed a letter of intent to open a nearly 4,000-square foot restaurant at Park Place, a mixed-use development at the corner of Georgia and New Hampshire avenues. Just one small correction, my liege: Clark […]

Lunch Call: Eat at Caribbean Palace

Listen, I understand why people go to chain restaurants and fast food joints for lunch. It's safe. It's convenient, and after years of pigging out there, you know exactly what to expect. Who wants to gamble on lunch when you're starving, have only an hour to eat, and need something hot and rich to make […]