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Taylor Gourmet to Close All Washington-area Locations

Stores in Bethesda, Pike & Rose and Silver Spring Will Be Shuttered

First Taste: The Thai Kitchen

Downtown Bethesda fast-casual spot delivers Thailand’s greatest hits

Newly Renovated Bowlero To Host Grand Opening Saturday in Bethesda

Bowling alley to debut new menu offering ‘mega’ food at event featuring visit from Washington Redskins running back Chris Thompson

Small Bites:  Bethesda’s Chef Jose Andrés Is at It Again—This Time Feeding Thousands of Hurricane Florence Survivors in North Carolina

Plus: A little over a year after opening, Buredo in Wildwood Shopping Center closes; The Spot Asian food hall announces happy hour specials

Small Bites: Bethesda’s Jose Andrés Talks About Creating ‘One of the Biggest Restaurants in the World’ To Feed Thousands in Puerto Rico

Plus: Taylor Gourmet may close two local stores; The Dish & Dram to recognize National Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Coffee & Tea program

Gold Leaf Bakery Closes in Downtown Bethesda

St. Elmo Avenue shop opened in 2016

Small Bites: Bethesda’s Kapnos Kouzina Continues ‘Business as Usual’ After Isabella Bankruptcy Filing

Plus: Mission BBQ honors all first responders with free sandwich on 9/11; pie-making contest at Takoma Park farmers market

Two Brewery Enthusiasts Preparing To Open Downtown Silver Spring Taproom

Owners will offer samples at this month’s Takoma Park Beerfest

Small Bites: Shake Shack To Open This Week in Cabin John

Plus: ALDI hosts jobs fair for local stores and Kosher Pastry Oven announces holiday schedule

First Taste: Car Wash Coffee

Kensington coffee house serves up community clubhouse ambience along with tasty coffee

Brazilian Steakhouse Fogo de Chao Coming to Pike & Rose

Restaurant to open in early 2019

Small Bites: Zinburger Wine & Burger Bar To Open in Silver Spring

Plus: City Perch adds ground-floor patio; Kaldi’s featured in Tostitos commercial

Sunday Morning Bakehouse To Open at Pike & Rose

Local baker has been selling her products at the North Bethesda neighborhood’s farmers market

New Indian Eatery, Spice 6, To Open Wednesday in Westfield Montgomery Mall

This will be the chain’s fourth location in the D.C. area

Car Wash Coffee Aiming To Be Community Gathering Spot

New Kensington coffee shop opened Aug. 4

Cooper’s Hawk Winery Headed To Research Row in Rockville

Location will include a Napa-style tasting room, full-service restaurant

Small Bites: Founding Farmers Parent Company Agrees To Settle Lawsuit Over Employment Practices

Plus: Silver Spring eateries prepare to kick off restaurant week; Jaleo to hold ‘Tomatina Festival’

CAVA Acquires Zoës Kitchen for $300 million

The three lifelong Rockville friends who created CAVA got their start in Bethesda restaurants

Small Bites: Bubble Tea Shop, Ramen Restaurant Open in Rockville Town Square

Plus: Rockville’s Noodles & Company closes temporarily; Nada will open in North Bethesda this fall

Week Ahead: Pig Racing, Cheese Carving on Tap as County Fair Continues

Plus: Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week offers deals to diners; Rockville officials meet to discuss highway improvement options

Three Woodmont Triangle Restaurants Closed Saturday

Failed lease negotiations led to closure of TacoArepa, 202 Donuts & Coffee and 202 Next Door

Small Bites: Poké Papa To Open in Westfield Montgomery Mall

Plus: Silver Diner launches Kids Club; Car Wash Coffee opens in Kensington

Bold Bite Closes in Bethesda

Fast-casual eatery moved to new location last year

New Porch Goes Up as Hank Dietle’s Tavern Reconstruction Continues

Volunteers and donations are backing effort to reopen Montgomery County’s oldest bar

Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week Begins Friday

Local eateries will be offering special, discounted menus from Aug. 10-19

Small Bites: Silver Diner Executive Chef To Appear on ‘Beat Bobby Flay’

Plus: Fish Taco Now Open on Bethesda Row; Blue Fin opens in Rockville

Date Set for 29th Annual Taste of Bethesda

50 restaurants to participate in food and music festival

Former Co-Owner of Flanagan’s Harp and Fiddle in Bethesda Opens New Restaurant

Silver Spring resident and partner offer traditional American cuisine at Macdara’s Grille

JINYA Ramen Bar Announces Grand Opening at Pike & Rose

Eatery to open in August in North Bethesda development

Where To Find Farmers Markets in Downtown Bethesda, Silver Spring and Rockville

Dozens of vendors offer a variety of goods ranging from produce to arts and crafts

BurgerFi To Open at Pike & Rose

Gourmet burger chain is latest eatery slated for North Bethesda development

Small Bites: New Restaurants Play Starring Role in Washingtonian’s Take on Today’s Bethesda

Plus: North Bethesda’s City Perch partners with Up Top Acres; camp cooking at Pike Central Farmers Market

Urban Butcher Chef Sets August Opening for New Cuban Restaurant in Downtown Silver Spring

El Sapo will be a ‘”hip, festive, forward-thinking” eatery

Small Bites: Slapfish To Offer Free Lobster Rolls for July 20 Grand Opening

Plus: Bethesda’s Q By Chang hosts Hubei tasting dinner; Jaleo offers cooking classes

Small Bites: Flower Child Applies for Liquor Licenses for Bethesda, Rockville Locations

Plus: Delina Eritrean Urban Kitchen to open Aug. 1 in Bethesda; Dave & Busters set for summer 2019 opening in Gaithersburg

County’s Dairy Roots Remembered; Hoyer Released from Hospital; Comptroller’s Coins Challenged

News, announcements and other helpful links for Wednesday morning

Several Bethesda-Area Restaurants Receive ‘Wine Spectator’ Awards

Jaleo, Del Frisco’s Grille and Season’s 52 among those honored

Armand’s Chicago Pizzeria Closes in Silver Spring After 29 Years

Neighborhood restaurant was popular with local families

Small Bites: Moby Dick House of Kabob Closes Original Location, Moves Next Door in Downtown Bethesda

Plus: Honey Pig BBQ opens in Rockville Pike shopping center

Owner of Silver Spring's Former Bombay Gaylord Restaurant To Open Nirvana Indian Cuisine

New Olney eatery represents a comeback for Kalistus Gomes after his original restaurant was damaged by fire three years ago

Jealous, Hogan Offer Different Visions for Maryland; Guinness Brewery Preparing To Open in August

News, announcements and other helpful links for Thursday morning

The Big Greek Cafe Opens in Downtown Bethesda

Fast-casual local chain serves range of Greek dishes

Small Bites: Dawson’s Market in Rockville Bans Plastic Straws

Plus: County’s farmers markets are in full swing; Caddies holds fundraiser to benefit dog rescue group

Julii Hires Executive Chef, Plans September Opening at Pike & Rose

French-Mediterranean eatery is ‘passion’ project of Cava owners

Café Rio To Open Next Week in Rockville

Fast-casual Mexican restaurant joins locations in Germantown and Olney

Small Bites: Montgomery Parks Holds ‘Foodie Fridays’

Also: Silver Diner adds more vegetarian dishes; Rockville’s Mission BBQ raises money for USO

Slapfish To Open in July in Rockville

California chain to offer special ‘Clobster Cake’ that’s half crab, half lobster

Thelo Greek Grill Opens Its Doors on Norfolk Avenue in Bethesda

Restaurant owner looks to deliver affordable, fresh food

Poki District To Open Saturday in Gaithersburg

New location of fast-casual chain is in RIO Washingtonian Center

Small Bites: Asian Food Hall ‘The Spot’ To Open in July in Rockville

Plus: ‘Yappy Hour’ returns to downtown Bethesda; Caddies Bar and Grill hosts World Cup watch parties

Silver Spring and Bethesda Developers Look To Fill Vacant Restaurant Spaces

Several large locations remain unfilled

202 Next Door Opens in Bethesda

Restaurant serves new menu of Latin American-inspired dinner, lunch and brunch dishes

Dim Sum Restaurant Popular in Arlington Plans To Open This Year in North Bethesda

China Garden Han Gong initially planned to move into different location on Rockville Pike

Small Bites: Lunchbox, Celebrity Chef Voltaggio’s Last Area Restaurant, Closes in Chevy Chase

Plus: Taylor Gourmet opens at Pike & Rose; Paisano’s has new location in downtown Silver Spring

R Family Kitchen & Bar Is Closing in Downtown Bethesda

Owners will convert space into expansion for 202 Donuts & Coffee

Heckman’s Closes; Eritrean and Ethiopian Restaurant Will Open in Its Place

Owners quietly close Jewish deli in downtown Bethesda this week, transferring staff and food to nearby Caddies

Mother’s Day Brunch Options in and Around Bethesda

What local restaurants are offering for the holiday

First Taste: In the Dog Haus

Downtown Bethesda eatery serves up gourmet hotdogs, burgers and beer

Addie’s Named to Washington Post’s Spring Dining Guide

List recognizes food critic’s 30 favorite new restaurants

With TTT and Buena Vida, Ivan Iricanin Envisions New Type of Restaurant for Silver Spring

Two concepts open this week downtown near Metro station

Moorenko’s Ice Cream Introduces Cannabis Coffee to Silver Spring

Drink is legal and non-intoxicating, owner assures

Small Bites: Restaurant Groups Behind Lia’s and Café Deluxe Announce Partnership, Tease New Opening

Plus: Firehouse Subs opens in Rockville; former L’Academie director takes over cooking at Glenstone Museum

Wegmans Is Coming to Twinbrook Development

Developer B.F. Saul announced Tuesday it signed a lease with the popular grocer

Fish Taco Plans To Settle in on Bethesda Row by June

A new restaurant will open in its Wisconsin Avenue space

Asian Food Hall The Block Will Come To Pike & Rose

One of three Asian food halls planned for county

Small Bites: Bethesda Row Restaurant Week Kicks Off With Special Menu and Deals

Plus: Denizens plans new brewery in Maryland; TacoArepa holds fundraiser for Venezuela

Nando’s Opens Next Week at Pike & Rose

Grilled chicken chain to donate opening sales proceeds to Walter Johnson High School music program

Viva Japanese Steakhouse To Open in Westfield Montgomery Mall

200-seat restaurant aims for August opening in former MET Bethesda space

First Taste: Lucy Brings Authentic Flavors of Ethiopia to Downtown Bethesda

Second location of popular Silver Spring restaurant takes over former Grapeseed location

Brewing Begins at Grand Opening of True Respite in Derwood

Brewer is latest to open in Montgomery County

New Bikeshare Stations Added in North Bethesda; Downtown Bethesda Hot Dog Restaurant Opens Friday

News, announcements and other helpful links for Friday morning

Privately Owned ‘Agency’ Liquor Stores Appear Unlikely To Begin Operating Anytime Soon in Montgomery County

Although the county was given the authority to license private store owners to sell liquor, the Department of Liquor Control director said there’s no timeline to do so

The Baked Bear Opens Next Month at Pike & Rose

Craft ice cream sandwich shop comes to North Bethesda

New Farmers Market Comes To Westfield Montgomery Mall

Opening in May, market will bring 40 vendors weekly

Dog Haus Opens Friday in Bethesda

Gourmet hot dog chain takes over former Parva space on Woodmont Avenue

County Council Aims To Open Regulations for Alcohol Production and Events in Agricultural Reserve

New bill would allow up to nine large events per year at farms that double as breweries, cideries, distilleries or wineries

After Decades in Downtown Bethesda, Owner Plans To Close Shanghai Village

Bethesda Avenue restaurant will close in winter

Montgomery County To Close Two Liquor Stores

Government-run stores in Rockville and Germantown will close this summer as part of modernization plan

Small Bites: Lawsuit Seeks To Invalidate NDAs Signed by Mike Isabella Restaurant Employees

Plus: New location for Bethesda’s Duck Duck Goose; Summer House Hosts Taste of Lettuce

Range Closes in Chevy Chase, D.C.

Celebrity chef Bryan Voltaggio’s restaurant opened in 2012

Redwood Won’t Return To Bethesda Row

Restaurant space listed as available for leasing; will be split into three storefronts

Redwood Remains Closed Months After New Year’s Day Pipe Burst

Restaurant sits unused on Bethesda Lane

Thelo Greek Grill To Open in April in Downtown Bethesda

Restaurant will take over Bistro LaZeez space

Small Bites: New Bubble Tea Shop To Open in Rockville

Plus: Kensington restaurant hosts celebration for Kensington Palace’s world-famous couple; new cherry blossom-inspired gelato at Pinstripes

Lawsuit Claims Chef Mike Isabella and Partners Named Kapnos Kouzina Cocktails After Sexual Exploits

Former employee alleges culture of harassment from celebrity chef and partners in restaurant group that owns Bethesda eatery

Bethesda Safeway Store To Close Saturday

Shelves are barren as Old Georgetown Road store will be shuttered after 27-year run

District Taco Comes To Silver Spring

Restaurant will move into former Oriental East space in The Blairs Shopping Center

Local Restaurants Named Finalists in D.C. Area Dining Awards

Nominees include The Daily Dish and Owen’s Ordinary, plus restaurateurs behind Sushiko and Silver and Silver Diner

Quarry House Tavern Draws Crowd on Opening Day

Patrons lined up for Sunday’s return of popular dive bar in Silver Spring

Small Bites: Spice 6 Opening in Mid-May in Westfield Montgomery Mall

Plus: Bethesda restaurant unveils croque madame burger; March Mussel Madness; Jaleo hosts spring dinner

Bethesda Restaurants and Rockville Chef Named Finalists for Dining Industry Awards

Public voting is open for award ceremony in May

Pike & Rose Announces Two New Restaurants: Kusshi Sushi and Sake Bar and Commonwealth Indian

One claims it will have “largest selection” of sake in region; other will feature specialty drinks and cocktails

Hank Dietle’s Owner Hopes To Reopen in a Few Months

After fire, plans move forward to restore popular North Bethesda watering hole to its former time-worn glory

Quarry House Tavern Returns This Weekend

Silver Spring dive bar closed after a fire upstairs nearly three years ago

Lebanese Taverna in Bethesda To Close

Last day for Bethesda Row restaurant will be March 10

Small Bites: Corned Beef King Plans New Restaurant in Rockville Gas Station

Plus: Slapfish plans to open at Montrose Crossing in June; Little Beast to open in Chevy Chase, D.C.

Silver Spring’s Tacos, Tortas & Tequila To Open in April

Owner of Ambar in D.C. will open in former 8407 Kitchen Bar space

TacoArepa Opens in Downtown Bethesda

Roche brothers have opened their third restaurant on Fairmont Avenue

Owners of R Family Kitchen Cry Foul Over Timing of Washington Post Review

Bethesda restaurateurs say new venture, still in transition, suffered from negative press

Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant Readies To Open in Bethesda

Second outpost of Silver Spring establishment will offer vegan, gluten-free options

Bethesda's José Andrés Named James Beard Humanitarian of the Year

Restaurateur’s nonprofit has served more than 3 million meals in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

Mix Bar and Grille Closes in Potomac

Silver Spring location remains open

After Fire Ignited by a Burning Cigarette, Dietle’s Owner Hopes for Next Chapter

Says he wants to reopen North Bethesda roadhouse, but isn’t sure how that will happen

Hank Dietle’s Tavern Destroyed by Fire

Popular North Bethesda roadside bar “almost a total loss”

Silver Spring’s The Classics Restaurant To Close

Colesville Road steakhouse will shut its doors Feb. 27

Bistro LaZeez Owner Looks To Sell Restaurant

Woodmont Triangle eatery didn’t renew its operating license this year

Valentine’s Day Specials in Bethesda and Montgomery County

Many area restaurants are offering fixed-price meals and wine pairings

Helen’s on the Pike Closes for Good

North Bethesda restaurant shut down temporarily; owner doesn’t plan to reopen

Truck Crashes Into Fresh Baguette Bakery in Rockville

No one was injured; driver apparently slid on ice

The Halal Guys Opens Next Week in Rockville

Middle Eastern restaurant chain known for popular New York City food carts

Bistro Lazeez Is ‘Temporarily Closed’

Woodmont Triangle restaurant hasn’t opened for the previous two days

Small Bites: County Liquor Stores To Hold Craft Beer Tastings During February

Plus: Alatri Bros. get favorable review from Post critic; Roche brothers close D.C. restaurant; new taqueria for Takoma Park

13 Montgomery County Restaurants That Have Closed in the Last Six Months

Bethesda area has seen spate of closings this month

Pi Pizzeria To Close in Bethesda

Friday is restaurant’s last day of operation

Owner of Popular D.C. Restaurant To Open Tacos, Tortas and Tequila in Downtown Silver Spring

New restaurant will take over former 8407 Kitchen Bar space near Silver Spring transit center

Yamas Mediterranean Grill Closes in Bethesda

Greek-style fast food chain expected to replace Woodmont Triangle eatery, according to property owner

Bethesda Bagels To Return With New Look, Expanded Menu After Renovations

Longtime bagel store is closed, expects to reopen by March

Quarry House Tavern Plans To Reopen in February

Downtown Silver Spring bar will reopen in former space it vacated after March 2015 fire

R Family Kitchen & Bar Opens in Former TapaBar Space

Restaurant serves mix of Asian, Latin American and other dishes

Small Bites: Redwood Plans To Reopen After Extensive Flood Damage

Plus: Paladar closes in North Bethesda; Tara Asia shutters Rockville restaurant; Silver Diner to revamp menu

Stir-fry and Salad Restaurant Honeygrow Opens Next Week on Rockville Pike

Philadelphia-based fast-casual will be in Montrose Crossing

Poke Cuisine Coming to Bethesda

Poki District plans summer opening

Small Bites: Fast-Casual Indian Restaurant Spice 6 Comes to Westfield Montgomery Mall

Plus: Another hot pot restaurant opens in Rockville; Paisano’s planned for Silver Spring; burgers return to Taylor Gourmet

Helen’s Has Closed Temporarily After Owner’s Injury

Helen Wasserman says Rockville Pike restaurant will open later in February

Community Owner Shuts Down New Burger Restaurant After Two Months

One Burger opened a week after previous eatery, Community, closed

Updated: Redwood Hoping to Reopen Soon after Pipe Burst

Bethesda restaurant is replacing water heater

Company with Rooftop Farm in Bethesda To Open Another, Bigger Farm at Pike & Rose

Produce will be available for local residents and restaurants in May

The Habit Burger Grill Expands To Gaithersburg

Chain also has a location in Rockville

Small Bites: Another Ethiopian Restaurant To Open in Bethesda

Plus: Three Kings Day at Jaleo; late brunch at Silver

Tommy Joe’s To Close in Kentlands

Bethesda location will remain open

Silver Spring Korean Restaurant Bibim to Close

A sign on the Sligo Avenue eatery says it will close Dec. 28

Updated: TapaBar To Close

After Jan. 1, a “pop-up lab” will serve lunch and dinner until owners open new eatery

Participating Restaurants Announced for Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week

31 eateries will offer discounted, prix fixe menus Jan. 12 to 21

Quench in Rockville To Close Before End of Year

Restaurant was open for five years near Shady Grove

What Bethesda-Area Restaurants Are Open for Christmas

Some places to dine out on the holiday

Business Notes: Kentland Market Square Redevelopment Project Approved

Plus: Chevy Chase Pavilion owner selling hotel; Lockheed Martin partners with company to develop supersonic business jet

With L’Academie de Cuisine Closing, Restaurateurs Remember ‘A Local Pipeline for Great Chefs’

Gaithersburg culinary school closed Friday; Bethesda location will close at end of year

Small Bites: Gyro Fast-Casual Restaurant Opens in Rockville

Plus: Bethesda McDonald’s recognized for environmental efforts; “Take a Cancer Survivor to Breakfast Day” at Original Pancake House

Small Bites: TapaBar Launches ‘Pop-Up Food Lab’ for Weekday Lunch

Plus: Cameron’s Seafood Online ships crabs across the country from its Rockville shop; two new cafes planned for Silver Spring

Gringos & Mariachis To Open in Park Potomac Tuesday

Mexican restaurant will be similar to Bethesda location in a larger space

Vino Volo Closes on Bethesda Row

Wine bar chain operated for five years in downtown spot

County Council Seeks Public Opinion on Potentially Controversial State Alcohol Bills

Council on Tuesday deferred taking positions on two Montgomery County-specific proposals

Cava Founders To Open New French Mediterranean Coffee Shop and Restaurant in Pike & Rose

Julii will serve breakfast, lunch and dinner

Small Bites: Asian Food Hall To Open on Rockville Pike

Plus: Cava opens new Rockville location; Pandora launches bottomless brunch

Rocklands Farm Kicks Out White Nationalist Group Holding Event

Workers at Poolesville area business discovered what the organization was while gathering was underway

Which Bethesda-Area Restaurants Are Open for Thanksgiving

Some places to dine out on the holiday

Small Bites: Yard House, Poki District Coming to Rio in Gaithersburg

Plus: New logo for “MoCo Made” food products; Lincoln’s offers take-home Thanksgiving meals

Red Bandana Bakery Opens in Bethesda with Gluten-Free Treats

Bakery sells pies, brownies and other products, including vegan and dairy-free goods

Amici Miei To Move from Potomac to Rockville

Owner of Italian restaurant said higher rent prompted change

One Scotch, One Burger, One Beer Opens in Former Community Space After Quick Turnaround

Community closed last week; old signs and decor remain

New Pike & Rose Store Will Serve Craft Ice Cream Sandwiches

Ice cream is pressed between fresh cookies and rolled in toppings

Small Bites: Urban Butcher Owner To Open Another Restaurant in Downtown Silver Spring

Plus: Honeygrow sets opening date for Montrose Crossing restaurant; game meat and beer dinner at Mussel Bar

Inside George’s Chophouse

The steakhouse opens on Cordell Avenue on Wednesday

Delegate Proposes Bill To Allow County to Sell Alcohol in Grocery Stores

Local store owner says move may put small beer and wine stores out of business

Small Bites: Breweries Generated $637 Million in Maryland Last Year

Plus: Ranking Maryland’s favorite Halloween candies; new unlimited tapas night at TapaBar

Burger Restaurant To Replace Community Diner in Bethesda

Upscale diner in Woodmont Triangle closed Wednesday

George’s Chophouse To Open Next Week in Bethesda

Restaurant will have five cuts of steak, a raw bar and seasonal salads

County’s Department of Liquor Control Changing Prices After Comptroller’s Warning

State’s alcohol regulator warned that suppliers were giving Montgomery County department unfair discounts

Jinya Ramen Bar Coming to Pike & Rose

Restaurant slated for mid-2018 opening

Small Bites: Pines of Rome Opens in New Location, Reports Uptick in Customers

Plus: Urban Butcher unveils “meat mountain” for two; Bibibop named “hottest new concept;” brunch at Addie’s

Inside Pandora, A ‘Fantasy’ Seafood Enclave in Rockville

Restaurant opened this week, serving French and Italian dishes

Two New Bethesda Restaurants Earn Spot in Washington Post’s Fall Dining Guide

Friendship Heights sushi restaurant also recognized

8407 Kitchen Bar Closing Next Week in Silver Spring

Restaurant prides itself in charcuterie and cocktails

Small Bites: Chef Jose Andres Helps Feed Thousands in Puerto Rico Relief Efforts

Plus: Oktoberfest this weekend at Owen’s Ordinary; Ruth’s Chris Steak House pivots to Italian

Taco and Cocktail Restaurant Coming to Pike & Rose

Nada plans to join North Bethesda development next year

Annual Taste of Bethesda Will Showcase Local Restaurants

Food and entertainment festival will be Saturday in Woodmont Triangle

Heckman’s Offers Beer Delivery

Delicatessen converts back of store to beer-and-wine retail

Small Bites: Saints Row Brewing Opens in Rockville

Plus: Daily Dish owner goes to Pennsylvania for produce; Lincoln’s offering Montgomery Blair-themed shake

New Bill Could Allow Breweries to Set Up More Easily in Downtown Silver Spring, Bethesda

Legislation would change zoning regulations, allow breweries in certain commercial and office zones

Stromboli To Reopen in Original Space Next Year

Restaurant will have new look and updated menu

Joe & The Juice Opens on Bethesda Row

Shop offering juice blends and coffee aims to be “something different”

Fish Taco Will Move to Bethesda Row

Restaurant plans to close its Wisconsin Avenue location for a bigger space downtown

Pines of Rome Closes on Hampden Lane This Weekend, Will Move to Cordell Avenue

Owner bought the former Matuba property earlier this year

Local Brewers Plan To Open Parallel World Brewing Co. in Silver Spring

New brewery would join Denizens and the upcoming Astrolabe in downtown area

Small Bites: New Addie’s Lives Up to Nostalgia, Reviewer Says

Plus: New Asian restaurant opens in downtown Silver Spring; wild beer festival at Denizens

Shake Shack Coming to Montgomery County

Burger chain plans to open a restaurant in Potomac in 2018

Small Bites: New Cava Restaurants Planned for Cabin John Shopping Center and Shady Grove

Plus: Park After Dark and Farm to Fork special event dinners

Suma in Bethesda Announces Temporary Closure

Sign says restaurant will reopen next month

Family Behind Stromboli’s Plans To Close Restaurant

Eatery to return next year under new management, according to current owner

Barrel and Crow Names John Wood as New Chef

Previous chef left Bethesda restaurant last month

Police Blotter: Burglar Breaks Four Glass Doors at Congressional Plaza Restaurants; Bank Robbery in Silver Spring

The following crimes were reported to Montgomery County and Rockville police from Aug. 14 to 22

Popular Dim Sum Restaurant Oriental East in Silver Spring To Close at End of September

Restaurant draws lines of diners for its weekend meals

Restaurateur Jeff Black Raises Money for Hurricane Harvey Relief

Houston-area native is among local restaurant owners donating to help devastated region

Small Bites: Gusto Farm to Street Will Open Next Week in Westfield Montgomery Mall

Plus: TapaBar launches unlimited brunch; Taste of Lettuce dinner at Mon Ami Gabi

Ethiopian Restaurant Will Replace Grapeseed in Bethesda

Owners of Lucy in Silver Spring are opening second establishment

La Madeleine at Pike & Rose Closes

Location in Bethesda to remain open

Honey Pig Korean Coming to Montrose Crossing

Korean BBQ restaurant plans to open in the spring

Small Bites: Italian Coffee Shop Opens in Park Potomac

Plus: Food writer Tim Carman applauds Lina’s “cool” menu; Jeff and Barbara Black plan next dining venture

Inside Addie’s, the Return of a Longtime Community Favorite

Restaurant opens in new location in Park Potomac today

The Halal Guys in Rockville Plans October Opening

Restaurant will serve Middle Eastern and Mediterranean food in the style of New York City food carts

Small Bites: Pandora Seafood Restaurant Expects September Opening in Downtown Rockville

Plus: Honeygrow looks to open more restaurants in Maryland; Summer Restaurant Week in D.C.

Addie’s Opening Next Week in Park Potomac

Restaurant that closed almost four years ago has a new location

Updated: Chef Pedro Matamoros Leaves Barrel and Crow

He had taken over as head chef last year

Germantown Resident Hopes to Resurrect Cider Barrel as Bakery

Historic location on Md. 355 closed in 2003

George’s Chophouse on Cordell Avenue Eyes September Opening

Restaurant will take over first floor of 4935 Bar and Kitchen in Woodmont Triangle

Small Bites: True Food Kitchen To Add Calorie Counts to Meals

Plus: Spice dinner at Wildwood Kitchen; new brunch at Stella Barra

Inside Pinstripes: Bowling Alley, Bocce, Restaurant and ‘Sophisticated Fun’

Food and entertainment venue opened Saturday at Pike & Rose

Taste of Bethesda Restaurants Announced

Almost 50 restaurants will serve food at Woodmont Triangle in October

An Appreciation: Saying Goodbye to Grapeseed

In an area defined by its restaurants, Bethesda bistro set a high bar for 17 years

With Open Roads, Park and New Retail, Pike & Rose Readies for More Development

Sephora beauty product store opens Friday; Pinstripes bowling-bistro opens this weekend

La Limena Grill Readies To Open on Rockville Pike After Delays

Peruvian restaurant originally aimed for November 2016 opening

Buredo To Open This Week in Bethesda

D.C. chain offers burrito-sized sushi rolls

Restaurants Announced for Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week Aug. 11-19

Participating eateries offering a wider range of menus and prices than in the past

Small Bites: Ramen and Hot Pot Coming to Rockville Pike This Fall

Plus: Two area children win Silver Diner tasting contest; brunch class at TapaBar

TacoArepa Announced as Roche Brothers’ Next Bethesda Restaurant

Fast-casual eatery will serve food from Venezuela and the Caribbean

Saints Row Brewing To Join Growing Rank of Brewers in Montgomery County

Husband-and-wife team plan to open nanobrewery in Rockville next month

Several Local Restaurants Win Awards for Their Wine Selections

Wine Spectator magazine recognized establishments from Chevy Chase to Gaithersburg

Pinstripes Looks To Open Next Month at Pike & Rose

Location features restaurant offering Italian menu in addition to bowling alleys

UPDATED: Berliner Points to Grapeseed’s Upcoming Closure as Example of ‘Negative Impact’ of DLC

County Council president says DLC mark-ups make it difficult for local restaurants to compete

Small Bites: Five Guys, Cava, Pieology and Honeygrow To Fill Former Timpano’s Spot

Plus: Woomi Garden closes in Wheaton; Silver invites dogs to happy hours; Belgian week at Mussel Bar

Lab Cafe Opening Soon in Rockville

Eatery to occupy former Ev & Maddy’s space

Grapeseed To Close at End of July

Longtime Bethesda eatery is known for food and wine pairings

On Tap at Four Montgomery County Breweries

Here’s what you need to know about where to go

Small Bites: New Coffee Shop To Open in Downtown Silver Spring

Plus: Denizens holds Carnivale celebration for its anniversary; Atlas Brew Works comes to Kapnos Kouzina

16 New Restaurants That Have Opened in 2017

Here are the latest food offerings from Bethesda to Silver Spring

Astrolabe Brewing To Become Silver Spring’s Second Brewery

Owners say the Georgia Avenue brewery will help foster ‘brew scene’ in community

Duck Duck Goose Owner To Open New Steak Restaurant in Bethesda

George’s Chophouse plans to debut in Woodmont Triangle in August

Honeyfish Poke Opens in Rockville

Hawaiian-style restaurant serves raw fish bowls

Carluccio’s Closes in Pike & Rose

U.K. chain of Italian cafés shut down its two U.S. locations

Montgomery County Liquor Store Employees Won’t Have To Require ID From Every Customer

Department of Liquor Control director toned down proposed ID policy before it goes into effect July 1

One of the Department of Liquor Control’s Biggest Critics Visits DLC Headquarters

Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot said after the visit he still thinks the county should get out of the alcohol distribution business

City Taste Asian Cuisine To Open in Silver Spring

Restaurant will serve Chinese, Thai food and sushi

Kaldi’s in Silver Spring Plans New Look, Menu Items

Popular coffee shop rejects rumor of closing

Cabin John Shopping Center Starts New Farmers Market

Vendors to sell products every Thursday

Bro-style Juice Bar Joe & The Juice Heading to Bethesda

Shop to sell juice, coffee and smoothies

Inside True Food Kitchen

Bethesda restaurant offers fresh, seasonal menu for health-conscious diners

Silver Spring’s Bibibop To Open Next Week

Fast-casual Korean restaurant joins locations in Pike & Rose, Bethesda

Popular Arlington Restaurant China Garden Plans Move to Rockville

Restaurant will open in former REI space

Small Bites: Employees Sue Founding Farmers Restaurants for Overtime Violations

Plus: Restaurants offer special menus for BBQ & Grilling Week; Pike & Rose celebrates summer solstice with four-course dinner event

Bump ’n Grind and Fashion Retailer Coming to Ellsworth Place

Both to open this summer in downtown Silver Spring mall

Pieology To Open This Week on Bethesda Row

Chain offers make-your-own thin-crust pizzas

Small Bites: Raw Cookie Dough Shop Coming to Westfield Montgomery

Plus: Gluten-free expo this weekend in Bethesda; Whole Foods Market to host ‘eat local’ day

Don Pollo Opens This Week in Bethesda

Peruvian chicken restaurant is in Westlake Shopping Center

Sushi Burritos To Arrive in Bethesda This Month

Buredo plans to open in about two weeks

Small Bites: Local Shops Offer Free Doughnuts This Friday for National Donut Day

Plus: Secret menu items at some restaurants this month; Jaleo to open new restaurant at Disney

Chipotle Locations in Montgomery County Named in Data Breach

Credit card data could have been accessed in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Gaithersburg, Potomac, Rockville, Silver Spring

True Respite Brewing Company To Open in Derwood

Brewery aims to offer signature drafts in relaxing atmosphere

Small Bites: Hogan Lets Controversial Brewery Bill Become Law

Plus: Washington Post food critic tries Bethesda’s newest restaurant, Q by Peter Chang

Small Bites: New Documentary Tells Stories of Frankly… Pizza! and Rose’s Luxury

Plus: Fresh Baguette to open in Rockville; Taste of Rockville highlights 17 restaurants

Korean Fast-Casual Bibibop Looks To Open Next Week in Bethesda and Pike & Rose

Restaurant will offer free food for its grand opening in North Bethesda

Japanese Steakhouse Plans Downtown Rockville Location

Kabu will fill in ground-floor space of Choice Hotels headquarters

Q by Peter Chang Addresses Service Snags Over Busy Opening Weekend

Restaurant served hundreds of diners during Saturday’s opening

Quincy’s Owners Plan To Sell Bethesda Bar

Sports bar filed for bankruptcy this spring

Red Bandana Bakery To Open Gluten-Free Store This Summer in Bethesda

Bakery will offer healthy items, vegan cakes, brownies

CSNY Pizza Opens on Rockville Pike, Serves New York-Style Pies

Pizzeria is second location for Pizza CS

Mr. Wash Owner Wants Car Wash Coffee To Be Community Gathering Space

He plans to open the Kensington coffee shop in late summer

Small Bites: With Bold Bite’s Relocation, TapaBar Expands Lunch Menu and Starts Sunday Brunch

Plus: New herb garden and farmers market at Cooper’s Mill; Tapp’d hosts 11 breweries to celebrate one- year anniversary

Q by Peter Chang To Open This Weekend in Bethesda

Celebrated chef’s flagship restaurant is on East West Highway

Dog Haus Looks To Open Bethesda Restaurant This Summer

First East Coast location for the gourmet hot dog chain

BRIO Tuscan Grille Closes in North Bethesda

Fast-casual pizzeria Pie 360 also closed its Rockville store

Small Bites: Cesco Osteria Holds Dinner Celebrating 20 Years in Bethesda

Plus: La Madeleine closes in Silver Spring; Silver expands to D.C.

Class 520 Thai Ice Cream Shop Opening This Week in Bethesda

Shop plans to give three months of free ice cream to first guests

Hot Dog Restaurant Dog Haus Looks To Move into Bethesda

California-based chain would take over the former Parva space

Lina’s, a French Diner with a Twist, To Open in Downtown Silver Spring

Owner aims for a mid-May opening in the former ?Piratz Tavern space

Department of Liquor Control Plans To Approve ‘Agency’ Liquor Stores by January

Department’s director looks to set criteria over next six months for privately owned stores to sell liquor

Car Wash Coffee To Open in Former Savannah’s Space

Mr. Wash owner has installed signs at the Kensington building

Marriott Spokesman: Hotel Company Doesn’t Need Tastee Diner Space

Bethesda diner owner said he would be “happy to sell” if the offer was right

Tony Kornheiser Announces ‘Chatter’ as New Name for Friendship Heights Bar

Bar was formerly named Chads, and Chadwicks before that

Tastee Diner Owner Says Marriott Wants His Decision in Three Weeks

He says he might “entertain selling” the longtime Woodmont Avenue establishment to the hotel giant

Old Metro Car’s Next Stop: Retail Kiosks at Grosvenor-Strathmore Station

A sculptor is cutting up the 4000-series rail car in Brookeville to serve as pop-up shops, benches and art

Quincy’s Bar & Grille in Bethesda Files for Bankruptcy

Downtown bar has not opened for more than six weeks and was sued for months of unpaid rent

Small Bites: Bold Bite Sets Date for Relocation, Announces New Menu Items

Plus: Community opens for breakfast; wine dinner at Jaleo

Addie’s To Open This Summer at Park Potomac

Restaurant will preview its new menu Thursday at D.C.’s BlackSalt

Red Maple Takes Over Silver Spring’s Palais De Lune

Asian restaurant will now have two locations in the area

Department of Liquor Control Changing Wholesale Alcohol Pricing System

DLC leaders say it will result in lower prices for customers and licensees

Small Bites: World of Beer Narrows Search for Drinking Intern

Plus: Fresh Baguette expands to D.C., Yum Crepes leaves Westfield Montgomery

Poolesville Grape Crushing and Wine Facility Moves Closer to Reality

The regional winemaking and banquet project received $1 million in state funds during this year’s General Assembly session

Gusto Farm to Street Expanding To Westfield Montgomery Mall

The fast-casual restaurant plans for continued growth

First Take: Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que in Silver Spring

See photos of dishes at the new eatery from DCFOODPORN’s Justin Schuble

General Assembly Approves Bill To Allow Privately-Owned Stores To Sell Liquor in Montgomery County

The move could end the Department of Liquor Control’s monopoly over the retail sale of spirits

Bethesda Row Restaurant Week To Offer Specials Menus from 11 Restaurants

?Restaurants will offer fixed price lunches and dinners

Inside Bethesda's World of Beer

Bar opened last week and boasts wide selection of drafts and taps

True Food Kitchen Plans To Open in Bethesda in June

Health-focused restaurant will occupy space on ground floor of Solaire apartment building

Noodles & Company Closes Bethesda Locations

Downtown Bethesda and Westfield Montgomery restaurants have been shuttered

The Halal Guys To Open in Rockville

Popular New York chain will have a brick-and-mortar spot in Wintergreen Plaza

Rocklands Barbeque To Close Rockville Restaurant This Month

Company plans to keep presence in area with food truck, catering

Trees Will Stay Standing Outside Silver Restaurant in Downtown Bethesda

Planning Board brokers compromise between diner owner, tree-lover

Taylor Gourmet Opens in Silver Spring

Hoagie restaurant’s second Maryland location is on Fenton Street

World of Beer To Open Next Week in Bethesda

Tavern aims to be destination for craft beer

Southern Living Names Bethesda Restaurant Best in Maryland

The chef and owner said the recognition ‘was completely unexpected’

Trees Outside Upscale Diner in Bethesda Could Fall Prey to Scramble for Sidewalk Space

Bethesda resident rues potential loss of tree canopy in front of Silver

Small Bites: Hello Kitty Café Truck To Visit Bethesda

Plus: Area restaurants participate in Spring Wine Fling

Landlord of Quincy’s in Bethesda Sues Bar for Four Months of Unpaid Rent

Summons left on door suggests bar could owe nearly $74,000 to the property owner

Korean Fast-Casual Chain Bibibop To Take Over ShopHouse Locations

The new restaurants plan to open by early summer in Bethesda, North Bethesda and Silver Spring

Pupusa Kitchen Plans To Open Friday in Bethesda

Salvadoran spot will share kitchen with Hanaro Sushi

St. Patrick’s Day Events and Specials in Montgomery County

Local restaurants offer discounted drinks, entertainment Friday to celebrate holiday

Medium Rare Now Open in Bethesda

Restaurant serves steaks and salads on a set menu

Which Bethesda Restaurants Are Opening Late for Snow?

A few downtown spots are changing their hours Tuesday

Small Bites: Closings in Westfield Montgomery; Owen’s Ordinary Offers March Madness Special

Plus: Discount at Lebanese Taverna; community offers support after Adega closing

Don Pollo To Open New Bethesda Location

Peruvian chicken restaurant will be near Westfield Montgomery mall

ShopHouse Locations To Close Next Week

Chipotle’s Asian food chain shutters restaurants nationally, including three in Montgomery County

Quincy’s in Bethesda Closes Temporarily

Closing is due to problems with the heating and air conditioning system

Just in Time for Tax Season, County Council Approves Two Tax Credit Bills

One allows urban farmers to reduce their property taxes, the other is designed to support aging in place for older residents

Alatri Bros. To Open Tuesday in Former Mia’s Pizzas Location

Bethesda restaurant to serve similar pizzas, add more small plates and healthy options to menu

Bold Bite Set To Move Two Blocks to New Bethesda Location

Restaurant will take over former Smashburger space; 202 Donuts & Coffee will remain on Fairmont Ave.

Three Bethesda Restaurants, Two Local Chefs Named Finalists for Dining Industry Awards

Also, Silver Diner, Urban Bar-B-Que Co-founders Up for Restaurateur of the Year

Lucky Strike Aims To Provide Entertainment Beyond Its Pins

It’s opening Saturday in Westfield Montgomery mall

Lincoln’s Bar-B-Que Opens in Silver Spring

Restaurant brings a variety of barbecue offerings to downtown area

MTV Production Company Films Scenes at Community Restaurant in Bethesda

Footage focuses on signature cocktails

Tastee Diner Owner Fields Possible Offers to Buy Restaurant Property

Gene Wilkes met Friday with company that is developing Marriott project on same downtown Bethesda block

Small Bites: Mission BBQ Sets Opening Date in Rockville

Plus: Silver Spring Popeyes closes, Sweetgreen to go cashless

Adega Wine Cellars & Café Closes Indefinitely in Downtown Silver Spring

Casual restaurant served gourmet food and wine

Lucky Strike Plans To Open in Westfield Montgomery in Early March

Bethesda bowling alley will feature food, craft beer and cocktails

‘Total Wine’ Bill Draws Opposition in Annapolis

Proposed state legislation-subject of recent controversy-would benefit other businesses as well as the major alcohol retailer, supporters say

Little Dipper Hot Pot House Opens in Rockville

Asian restaurant serves noodle- and rice-based dishes

La Limena Grill Plans To Open in Late March

Peruvian restaurant will be on Rockville Pike

Leggett Withdraws Liquor Authority Bill

The state legislation was an attempt to reform county’s Department of Liquor Control by placing it under an independent board

Noodles & Company Closing 55 Locations Nationwide

Company hasn’t said if six Montgomery County locations would be affected

Small Bites: Silver To Serve Winning Dishes From Chopped Appearance

Plus: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt opens in Westfield Montgomery mall, Moby Dick to open in Potomac

Silver Diner Chef Wins Food Network’s Chopped Competition

Ype Von Hengst plans to donate $10,000 prize to Doctors Without Borders

Business Notes: Jaleo Bethesda To Close Thursday To Protest Immigration Policies

Plus: Silver Spring’s Discovery Communications misses revenue forecasts in fourth quarter 2016

World of Beer To Open This Spring in Bethesda

Tavern boasts wide array of local and global craft beers

Small Bites: Liquor Store Bill Moves Forward in General Assembly

Plus: Cava Grill using sensors to improve operations

Quarry House Tavern To Close at End of February Before Returning to Original Location

The Silver Spring restaurant and bar plans a May reopening at its former location across the street

Union President Takes Issue With Local Delegate’s Acceptance of Campaign Donations from Total Wine & More Owners

Compares donations received by Del. Charlie Barkley to bribes allegedly taken by Prince George’s County officials

Small Bites: TapaBar in Bethesda Launches Lunch Service

Plus: Peruvian chicken restaurant opens in Kensington; Fish Taco begins Mexican brunch

Peter Chang’s Flagship Bethesda Restaurant Moves Closer To Opening

Construction is underway and the county has approved its liquor license

Pandora Seafood Coming to Rockville Town Square

New restaurant will fill former American Tap Room space

Barbecue Restaurant To Take Over Former Home of A.G. Kitchen in Silver Spring

Lincoln’s BBQ is planning to open downtown next month

Small Bites: Rolled Thai Ice Cream Shop Coming to Bethesda

Plus: Local restaurants participating in Metropolitan D.C. restaurant week and AMP by Strathmore changes food service provider

Naples Ristorante To Close at Westfield Montgomery

Bethesda mall looking for new tenants after two restaurants exit in less than six months

Pines of Rome Owner Buys Matuba Site

Plans haven’t been completed, owner says

Small Bites: New Rockville BBQ Restaurant Plans March Opening

Plus: Community restaurant receives strong reactions on Yelp after ‘Golden Shower Burger’; Lucky Strike moves closer to opening at mall

Faryab Afghan Restaurant to Reopen in Bethesda

The restaurant that closed more than a year ago is making a comeback at the same location

Inaugural Events Produce Business for Local Caterers, Restaurants

Potomac restaurant manager says politics don’t play a role: ‘Money’s green’

Old Angler’s Inn Owner Revises Plans for Country Inn

Redevelopment project heading to county administrative hearing next month

Bethesda Chocolates Opens in Downtown Bethesda

Woodmont Avenue shop held soft opening during the holidays

Bethesda 7-Eleven Faces Second Court Challenge Over Right To Sell Beer and Wine

Convenience store won back right to sell beer and wine in December, but opponent files new legal challenge

Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week To Start Friday

32 participating restaurants are offering prix fixe menus

Smashburger Closes Bethesda Location

Sign posted Monday

New York-Style Pizza Coming to Rockville Pike

Pizza CS to add carryout and delivery location

Small Bites: Cesco Osteria To Launch Salon Series

Plus: Inauguration event at Denizens; Owen’s Ordinary to celebrate ‘FeBREWary’

Little Dipper Hot Pot House To Open in Rockville

Town Square site is restaurant’s second location

Former Chads Owner Says It Was Time for Him To Retire

Joe McGuinness owned the restaurant for 18 years-before selling it to group including Tony Kornheiser, Maury Povich and Gary Williams

Gary Williams, Maury Povich and Tony Kornheiser Buy Friendship Heights Restaurant

Former Maryland basketball coach and TV hosts have purchased the Northwest D.C. bar Chads

New Kensington Restaurant Struck by Thieves Early on New Year’s Eve

Burglars made off with about 100 pounds of meat, according to the restaurant’s co-owner

First Take: Community

Here’s a look at seven dishes served at the new downtown Bethesda eatery

A.G. Kitchen Closes in Downtown Silver Spring

Sign directs patrons to New York restaurant

DLC Officials Acknowledge Champagne, Sparkling Wine Shortage Before New Year’s Eve

The county department that distributes alcohol to local restaurants and beer and wine stores was scheduled to receive additional shipments Thursday

16 Bethesda-Area Restaurants that Closed in 2016

Popular local eateries, such as Food Wine & Co in Bethesda and Jackie’s in Silver Spring, were among the eateries that closed this year

25 New Restaurants That Opened in the Bethesda Area in 2016

The local dining scene expanded this year with restaurants from Mike Isabella, Neighborhood Restaurant Group and others

Pieology Coming to Bethesda Row

The make-your-own pizza chain to enter local market adjacent to Mamma Lucia Restaurant

New Year’s Eve Events Around Bethesda

Restaurants and venues are hosting parties to bring in 2017

First Take: Owen’s Ordinary at Pike & Rose

Here’s a look at seven dishes served at the new North Bethesda eatery

Bethesda Diner Sends $5,000 Holiday Cheer Check to Bartender Who Saved Him

Fast-acting restaurant worker performed Heimlich Maneuver on choking patron

Small Bites: New Gaithersburg Steakhouse Sets Opening Date

Plus: Rockville coffee shop opens at Traville Village Shopping Center

Timpano Italian Chophouse To Close in Rockville

New building for fast-casual eateries to be built on site

Restaurant Industry Executive Appointed To Lead Montgomery County Department of Liquor Control

Robert Dorfman is also a former Marriott executive

Butchers Alley Opens New Cheese and Charcuterie Shop

Bethesda business took over the former Water Store space

Family and Friends Remember Popular Bethesda Bartender Ed Stone

Stone died Wednesday night after a battle with lung cancer

Take a Look Inside Hen Quarter

The new Silver Spring Southern-style restaurant opens Monday

Bethesda 7-Eleven Wins Back Right To Sell Beer, Wine

The Glen Echo convenience store’s alcohol license was previously revoked by a court in November

Small Bites: Hen Quarter Sets Opening Date in Silver Spring

Plus: Does Urban Butcher serve the best steak in the world?

American Tap Room Closes in Rockville

The restaurant did not open Monday and has deleted its Facebook page

Stonehall’s ‘Quality Restaurant’ No Longer Part of Bethesda Project

Duball gets requirement stripped because term is ‘arcane’

Honeyfish Poke Coming to Congressional Plaza

Modern Market opened Thursday in Rockville shopping center with new health-conscious focus

As Denizens Eyes Brewery Expansion, Owner Says State Law Change Is Needed

Silver Spring brewery wants to build a new production facility

Leggett Defends Liquor Authority Bill

Montgomery County executive said alcohol sales in the county can’t compete with Washington, D.C., or Prince George’s County where sports teams and large event venues are located

Small Bites: Longtime Rockville Indian Restaurant Closes

Plus: TapaBar in Bethesda gets two-star rating from Washington Post food critic

New Upscale Diner Community Opens in Bethesda

The restaurant is offering limited dinner service this week

Flor de Luna Opens in North Bethesda

New restaurant serves Latin American cuisine

Small Bites: Wings and BBQ Come to Rockville’s Wintergreen Plaza

Plus: Vasili’s Kitchen sets opening date in the Kentlands and &pizza receives major investment

Alcohol Monopoly Critics Say Leggett’s Liquor Authority Plan Won’t Fix Issues

Many see proposed authority as no different than the county’s Department of Liquor Control

Leggett To Propose Liquor Authority To Change Structure of Department of Liquor Control

The authority would retain the DLC’s monopoly structure, according to the proposal

Inside Silver Spring’s New Dave & Buster’s

The arcade chain’s third Maryland location opens next week

Another New Restaurant Coming to Woodmont Triangle Apartment Building

Medium Rare has applied for a construction permit in space next to new diner

Small Bites: Tommy Joe’s Adds Gaithersburg Location

Plus: Kung Fu Tea comes to Silver Spring; Owen’s Ordinary begins serving brunch

County Removes Bid Solicitation for DLC Promotional Video from Website

Acting Department of Liquor Control director said she’s not sure county will move forward with video

County Council Launches Cell Antenna Website; Scouts Collecting Food

News, announcements and other useful links for your Monday morning

Dave & Buster’s Schedules Silver Spring Opening for Nov. 21

The new arcade and restaurant plans to be open on Thanksgiving

The Dish & Dram To Open Next Week in Kensington

The restaurant is the second from the owners of The Daily Dish in Silver Spring

County Council Passes Bill Requiring Restaurants To Have Employees with Food Allergy Training

Legislation garnered support from those who suffer from severe allergies

Small Bites: Coffee Republic Opens in Rockville

Plus: A new Ethiopian grocery store opens in Silver Spring and BurgerFi looks to expand

Chipotle To Abandon ShopHouse Concept

What does it mean for restaurants in Bethesda, North Bethesda and Silver Spring?

Maryland Live! Owner Threatens Lawsuit Over Bethesda Jazz Club’s Name Change

Local club proposed changing its name to Bethesda Live

Hogan, Franchot Criticize Montgomery County’s Alcohol Control System

Governor said the county selling alcohol “just doesn’t make sense”

Small Bites: Sushi Burrito Restaurant to Open in Bethesda

Plus: New Korean grocery store opens in Twinbrook and two Silver Spring restaurants make best Ethiopian cuisine list

Take A Look Inside Owen’s Ordinary

The new Pike & Rose restaurant features an expansive beer list and American menu

Two Montgomery County Restaurants Make Washington Post’s Fall Dining Guide

Critic Tom Sietsema’s annual list features a new Bethesda Greek spot and a Rockville Chinese restaurant

José Andrés, Aaron Silverman Receive Michelin Stars

The Bethesda resident and the Wootton grad’s D.C. restaurants honored with world-class awards

Small Bites: Rockville Brewery To Host Oktoberfest Saturday

Plus: The latest on Lucky Strike at Westfield Montgomery; Modern Market moving closer to Rockville opening

Chili’s Closes in North Bethesda

Restaurant closed because the building is being demolished, according to a note posted on the door

Small Bites: Rolled Thai Ice Cream Comes to Rockville

Plus: New Dunkin’ Donuts opens on Rockville Pike; Voltaggio wins charity cooking competition

Trader Joe’s Confirms It Will Open New Rockville Store

The grocer is coming to the Travilah Square Shopping Center

Owen’s Ordinary Sets Opening Date for North Bethesda Restaurant and Beer Garden

The beer-focused eatery will offer more than 75 Maryland beers

New Distillery Law Expected To Expand Craft Spirits Market in Montgomery County

Small distillers can seek license to distribute products directly to restaurants and bars throughout Maryland

Henry’s Sweet Retreat Opens in Downtown Bethesda

New shop sells old-fashioned candies, ice cream and homemade fudge

Sneak Peek: Chuy’s in Rockville

The new Tex-Mex restaurant opens Tuesday

Small Bites: Chevy Chase Restaurant Opens New Bar

Plus: County food council releases dining guide and an Oktoberfest celebration in Rockville Saturday

Cosi Closes on Bethesda Row

The restaurant’s parent company has been struggling

Dave & Buster’s Planning November Opening in Silver Spring

Company expects to hire 260 employees to staff restaurant and arcade

9 Restaurants Planning To Open this Year in the Bethesda Area

Eateries include a beer garden at Pike & Rose and a new Peruvian concept on Rockville Pike

Small Bites: Silver Diner Receives Investment to Continue Expansion

Plus: Brickside hires new chef; hot pot restaurant coming to Rockville

MET Bethesda Closes at Westfield Montgomery

The Boston concept opened at the mall less than two years ago

Workgroup Puts Forth Wealth of Proposals To Change County’s Liquor Department, But Contention Remains

Consultant hired by county called full privatization “Armageddon”

Caddies Purchased by Heckman’s Deli Owner

The new owner says the popular Bethesda sports bar will keep its casual atmosphere, although some changes are planned

Small Bites: Bethesda Passes Honesty Test; New Restaurant Coming to Chevy Chase, D.C.

Plus: Tilted Kilt to open this month; Redwood hosting crab feast Saturday

Dean & DeLuca to Open Store in Bethesda

The fine foods purveyor to open near Bethesda Row

Montgomery County Eases Craft Distillery Regulations

Zoning change will allow small-scale spirit producers to set up shop in commercial districts, officials say

Asian Grocery Store Lotte Plaza Market To Fill Former Safeway Space in Twinbrook

The company that got its start in Rockville nearly 30 years ago operates 10 stores in Maryland and Virginia

Local Business Groups Ask That DLC Working Group Consider Privatizing Alcohol Distribution

Proposal requests private businesses handle wholesaling and distribution of alcohol in Montgomery County

Pescadeli Team To Open New Cheese and Charcuterie Shop at Bethesda Water Store Location

The business will soon have a seafood market, butcher shop and fromagerie on the same block

Silver Spring Restaurant Week Returns for Second Year

About 30 Silver Spring and Takoma Park restaurants will participate in the event that starts Sept. 6

Small Bites: Bethesda Chocolates Plans to Open Soon

Plus: Bar crawl to benefit local bartender on Saturday; Woodside Deli honored

First Taste: TapaBar

Roche brothers find favor with tapas, sangria

State Delegate Who Has Defended Montgomery County’s Liquor Monopoly Owns Business that Collects Millions in Lease Payments from Department of Liquor Control

Ben Kramer co-owns a commercial property that has leased space to a county liquor store since 2003

Owen’s Ordinary Pushes Back Projected Opening

Beer garden and restaurant now expected to debut at Pike & Rose this fall

Olazzo Owners Taking Over Mia’s Pizzas in Bethesda

No immediate changes planned

Small Bites: Silver Spring Restaurant Raises $17,000 for Long Branch Apartment Fire Victims

Plus: Fundraising page for Brickside bartender quickly reaches goal

Woodmont Triangle Restaurants Unite To Raise Funds for Local Bartender

Ed Stone, who has worked for 17 years at a variety of Bethesda restaurants, has lung cancer

Tex-Mex Restaurant Planning Fall Opening in Rockville

Chuy’s is building out a space at Federal Plaza

Small Bites: Southern Restaurant Looking at October Opening in Downtown Silver Spring

Plus: Firebirds steakhouse coming to Gaithersburg this winter; Olney farmers market to host benefit concert for Ellicott City flood victims this weekend

Deal for Caddies Falls Through, Restaurant Reopens Under Same Ownership

The longtime Bethesda bar reopened Thursday

New Proposal Emerges to Create a Public-Private Partnership to Reform DLC

A state delegate made the proposal at a meeting of the working group established to evaluate alternatives to the Department of Liquor Control

Downtown Bethesda Harris Teeter To Open in 2 Weeks

The 50,000-square-foot grocery store is at corner of Battery Lane and Woodmont Avenue

Bethesda Magazine Restaurant Week To Kick Off Friday

40 restaurants are participating in semi-annual event

Modern Market Opens Today in Bethesda

New location will be Colorado chain’s first in the region

La Limena Grill Eyes November Opening

Sister restaurant of Rockville’s popular Peruvian eatery will fill former Potomac Grill location

Small Bites: La Limena Grill Applies for Liquor License; New Happy Hour at Republic

Plus: Takoma Park’s annual pie contest; Smoothie King launching line of coffee beverages

New Owner Takes Over Caddies on Cordell

Buyer owns two nearby Bethesda restaurants; will maintain concept and update menu

Organizers Announce Lineup, Menus for Taste of Bethesda

Annual food and music festival will feature fare from at least 46 local restaurants

Matuba Says ‘Arigato’ to Bethesda

The Japanese restaurant closed Saturday

Tapa Bar Opens in Bethesda

Casual tapas spot from Bold Bite owners is serving dinner six days a week

First Taste: Quincy’s Bar & Grille

A solid start for a new link in this popular local chain

Small Bites: Paging Local Line Cooks

Plus: Del Frisco’s serves burgers named after Donald and Hillary; Washington Post stops by Pizza CS in Rockville

Peter Chang Says Opening Bethesda Restaurant Will Be Culmination of His Dreams

Chef hopes flagship will help preserve authentic Chinese cuisine

Peruvian Chicken Restaurant To Open in Kensington

The name may be familiar to some in the neighborhood

Quincy’s Opens in Bethesda

The new Del Ray Avenue restaurant is the business’s third location

9 Local Farmers Markets

Bethesda-area markets provide fresh produce and more, from heirloom tomatoes to arts and crafts

First Taste: Tapp’d Bethesda

Beer gurus have a new spot to enjoy brews

Small Bites: Cava Grill Raises Hourly Wages; New Bar Louie Opens

Plus: Local restaurateurs raise funds for the Children’s Inn

Gluten-Free Bakery To Open Bethesda Store

Red Bandana Bakery has been selling its cakes, cookies and brownies at the Bethesda farm market since 2014

Peter Chang Plans To Open Flagship Restaurant in Downtown Bethesda

Chang’s partner Gen Lee said it will serve as a home base for the renowned Chinese chef

Vasilis Mediterranean Grill Partners with New Chef, Prepares To Open in New Kentlands Location

Restaurant to change name; move to larger space than former Main Street eatery

County Task Force Faces Recurring DLC Problems at First Meeting

As group begins to examine the county’s alcohol distribution department, retail store and restaurant owners say problems remain

Corner Market & Pharmacy To Open on Grubb Road in Silver Spring

New store is expected to debut in September

Small Bites: Modern Market Plans August Opening in Bethesda

Plus: County approves food trucks in agricultural reserve; local restaurants receive Wine Spectator awards

Latin American Eatery Flor de Luna Coming to North Bethesda

The restaurant plans to serve a mix of Mexican, Peruvian and Spanish cuisine

Bethesda Tapas Restaurant Set for September Opening

Buildout is underway inside former BlackFinn space

Savannah’s Closes in Kensington

Longtime American bar and restaurant shuts its doors on Connecticut Avenue

Kabob Bazaar and Philadelphia Mike’s Prepare To Close at Bethesda’s Connor Building

Kabob will not relocate, but Philadelphia Mike’s owners optimistic the cheesesteak shop will reopen nearby

Small Bites: Washington Post Says New Bethesda Eatery Has Promise

Plus: Not Your Average Joe’s opens next week in Silver Spring; Rockville brewery appears to be struggling with permitting

Quincy’s Bethesda Plans to Open This Week

It will be the third location for the casual sports bar

Small Bites: Two Anticipated Beer Destinations Apply for County Alcohol Licenses

Plus: A celebrity from Bethesda opens new restaurant in D.C.

First Taste: Lahinch Tavern and Grill

Potomac’s cozy, new watering hole struggles in the kitchen

José Andrés' Beefsteak Restaurant Opens Wednesday at Westfield Montgomery

The concept is known for its vegetarian-focused menu, but also offers chicken and salmon

Max Brenner Chocolate Bar Closes on Bethesda Row

Fast-casual chocolate and dessert shop opened three years ago

County Opens King Farm Liquor Store in Rockville

Location is first of three stores expected this year

Fish Taco Set to Open Second Bethesda Location

Restaurant holds soft opening today, plans to officially open this weekend

Small Bites: Tex-Mex Restaurant Coming to Rockville

Plus: Vietnamese deli preparing to open in Silver Spring

Bethesda Bar Fined $9,000, Could Lose Alcohol License for 1 Week After Underage Drinking Bust

January incident involved at least two underage patrons who sneaked in fire escape door

Bethesda Magazine To Host Restaurant Week in August

Participating eateries will provide discounted, prix fixe menus

First Taste: Sal’s Italian Kitchen

The definition of neighborhood dining in Cabin John

Montgomery County Names Members of Task Force to Examine Liquor Control

Idea for panel came after legislation threatening county’s control model failed in General Assembly

Small Bites: Upcoming Bethesda Tapas Bar Offers Menu Tasting

Plus: Silver Spring’s The Daily Dish Hosts Book Festival

First Taste: Suma Restaurant + Bar

Stick-to-your-ribs classics in downtown Bethesda

Small Bites: VÜK Receives County Liquor License

Plus: Not Your Average Joe’s To Open Next Month in Silver Spring

Newest Pike & Rose Restaurant Owen’s Ordinary Set to Open Late Summer

The beer garden concept from Neighborhood Restaurant Group named after early title for Rockville

First Taste: Pi Pizzeria

Go deep with Pi Pizzeria’s cornmeal crust pies

Modern Market Plans Late July Opening in Bethesda

The fast-casual restaurant company is also planning locations in Rockville, D.C. and Reston as part of a regional expansion

Barking Dog in Bethesda Faces Punishment After Underage Drinking Bust

Police officers cited six underage patrons found intoxicated in the bar in January

Small Bites: Liquor License for Rockville Pike Hooters Could Be Revoked

Plus: Michelin Guide critics won’t review Montgomery County restaurants

Samovar Opens in Rockville

A former Tajik restaurant mogul is behind the new Russian and Central Asian concept

Small Bites: Clyde’s Restaurant Group Sues Over Trademark Infringement

Plus: North Bethesda development to host home and garden market; &pizza launches new menu items

Food Wine & Co. Closes in Bethesda

Restaurant is located in building slated for redevelopment

Inside World of Beer Rockville

New restaurant that serves more than 500 varieties of beer opened Monday

Montgomery Council Member Calls on DLC to Reverse Price Increase

Tom Hucker said decision to increase markups on certain wines should wait until county sets up task force

DLC To Make Changes to Wine Wholesale Prices

Some licensees say the changes will result in a smaller fine wine selection

The Habit Burger Grill To Open in Early June in Rockville

Restaurant will be California chain’s first Maryland location

Daily Dish Owners to Take Over Sub*Urban Trading Company Space in Kensington

The Dish & Dram aims to open in mid-July

First Taste: Helen’s—Veteran Caterer Offers Home-Style Fare

Rockville restaurant provides sincere service and hearty entrées

Small Bites: More Than a Dozen Local Restaurants Named to Best Cheap Eats List

Plus: Wildwood Kitchen, Inferno Pizzeria and Black’s hosting special dinners in the next week

New Southern Concept to Replace Austin Grill in Silver Spring

Hen Quarter plans late 2016 opening

World of Beer Plans End of May Opening in Rockville

Restaurant to open doors May 30 at The Upton

Bethesda Community Store, Barbecue Stand Close

Longtime owner Arnie Fainman did not renew lease at historic building this year

Mellow Mushroom Opens Monday in Rockville

The location is the first in Maryland for the Southern pizza chain

Small Bites: Several Local Restaurants Ditch Alcohol Licenses

Plus: Two Bethesda restaurants reviewed in Washington Post’s spring dining guide

15 New Restaurants that Have Opened in 2016

From Kapnos Kouzina to the Irish tavern Lahinch, here are the newest restaurants to join the local dining scene

First Taste: Duck Duck Goose—No Child’s Play in Woodmont Triangle

Small plates shine at contemporary French brasserie

Tony Lin’s Restaurant to Close Later this Month

Owners of Rockville eatery are retiring

Conversion of Indigo House to Sal’s Italian Kitchen Now Complete in Cabin John

Owners of Persimmon and Wild Tomato opened new concept this week

Gold Leaf Bakery to Open Saturday in Bethesda

New venture from pastry chef who operated Just Chocolate Palace in Montgomery Village for 10 years

Small Bites: Silver Spring Restaurant Owner Wins Chef of the Year

Plus: Two Rockville farmers markets opening; new bubble tea spot coming to Ellsworth Place

VÜK to Offer Authentic New York-Style Pizza with a Side of Pinball

Eatery and pinball arcade opens Friday in Bethesda

Quincy’s in Bethesda Plans to Open Later this Month

The bar and restaurant took over the former Hard Times Café location on Del Ray Avenue

Three Montgomery County Restaurants among OpenTable’s Best Brunch Restaurants in U.S.

Table booking service’s list is based on more than 5 million diner reviews

Tapp’d Opens with Voluminous Beer Menu at Former Union Jack’s Location

The new Bethesda restaurant also offers tavern fare

Small Bites: New Panera Coming to Rockville

Plus: Domino’s opens on St. Elmo Avenue in Bethesda; Denizens beer cans now for sale

County Plans to Open Three New Liquor Stores this Summer

Department of Liquor Control leaders say operational improvements ongoing

Hogan to Approve Two Bills Aimed at Montgomery County’s Liquor Control

Bills loosen delivery rules for craft distilleries and allow liquor board to rule on alcohol-related businesses near churches and schools

Small Bites: Community Diner Targeting Late Summer Opening in Bethesda

Plus: Potomac Village Deli opens in the Kentlands; Politics and Prose opens new coffeehouse

Praline Bakery and Bistro to Open Café at Glen Echo Park

The new location will open next week

Jeff Black to Resurrect Addie’s at Park Potomac

The longtime Rockville Pike restaurant that closed in 2013 will reopen at a new location in Potomac

Restaurant Review: Buena Vida

Our critic checks out the new Mexican spot in Silver Spring

Friends First

After meeting in college and reconnecting years later, a North Bethesda couple enjoyed a hotel wedding with 520 guests

Taking Her Own Advice

Mona Hanford of Bethesda was working on a book about preparing for the death of a loved one when she found out she had cancer

Training Days

The Wheaton barber academy is more than just a place for $5 haircuts

A Guide to 10 Out-of-the-Way Ethnic Eateries

Restaurants where diners need to have an open mind and an adventurous spirit

Figuratively Speaking

A look at Montgomery College, by the numbers

Where Bethesda-Area High School Grads Applied to College

Our look at the number of applicants and acceptances at more than 300 colleges

The Pursuit of Equity

In a county that is growing more racially and economically diverse, MCPS is facing the challenge of ensuring equal learning opportunities for all students

A Place to Play

At The Game Gym in Potomac, kids are learning the ins and outs of video games

Talking Shop

After 35 years together, a therapist and a divorce lawyer are writing a book about marriage

Extraordinary Educators

Meet six local teachers who are making a difference

Table Talk

A new Filipino restaurant and more news from the local food scene

Straight From the Heart

The scoop on a Kensington couple’s resort wedding

The Salty Air

Our writer checked out the Bethesda Salt Cave

New Books By Local Authors

Works include parenting advice, mindfulness tips and more

Shore Things

Infuse your home with sophisticated, beach-inspired style

Let’s Eat Outside

Fancy grills and outdoor kitchens make dining on a porch or patio even more fun

Baby Steps

A Bethesda therapist helps struggling new moms realize they’ll be OK

Growing Pains

Downtown Bethesda is changing, whether we like it or not

Welcome to the Beach

A Potomac couple’s custom-built home in Bethany sleeps 16 and features lots of cool coastal accents

Top Estate Lawyers in the Bethesda Area

Here are 17 local attorneys recommended by their peers

Nobody Succeeds Alone

When Silver Spring’s Katie Guzzey ran into tough times, her “adopted families” rallied around her

Shop Talk

Floral dresses, fun accessories and tips for eyelash extensions

The Accidental Activist

Amanda Farber isn’t totally opposed to the construction in downtown Bethesda—she’s just tired of watching buildings go up and trees come down

What’s Coming

A guide to the major construction projects that are underway or coming soon in downtown Bethesda

Chasing the Stars

A Chevy Chase native has made a career out of reporting on celebrities

Why Marriott Stayed

An inside account of the hotel giant’s decision to relocate its headquarters to downtown Bethesda, rather than move away

Restaurant Review: Lucy and Chercher

Our critic checks out two new Ethiopian spots in Bethesda

Beach Bumming

Maryland’s family-friendly Twin Beaches serve up gentle reminders to relax and take it easy

Scenes from Home

How a Bethesda author’s 2013 book about his high school inspired the NBC drama Rise

Bethesda Interview: Kate Bennett

The CNN White House reporter talks about fashion in D.C. politics, and more

Figuratively Speaking

A look at parking in Bethesda and Silver Spring, by the numbers

Chill Time

From classic cones to custom ice cream sandwiches, here are nine summer treats we love

Sense of Purpose

Four Montgomery County teens who are pushing for stricter gun control

After the Gold

Wootton alum and Olympic medalist Haley Skarupa skates through a whirlwind of national attention

Get Away

A new museum, a resort in the Outer Banks and more

A Way With Words

The winners of the 2018 short story and essay contests

Things to See and Do in the Bethesda Area in July and August

Our picks for music, festivals and other entertainment

Table Talk

Dog Haus in Bethesda, Quarry House Tavern in Silver Spring and more

Pattern Play

Liven up your home with bold and beautiful elements

Medal Man

A 94-year-old Rockville athlete and record holder has no plans to slow down.

Book Report

New titles by local authors, including two parenting books and the little-known story of African-American soldiers in John Brown's army

Rules of the Road

What ever happened to drivers being civil?

Home, Reimagined

A Potomac couple has given new life to their 1970s-era home

Keeping the Faith

A Gaithersburg couple married at the same church where they met and later shared their first kiss

Island Living

Today's kitchens boast islands that are more beautiful, versatile and functional than ever. The centerpieces in these four homes are no exception.

‘A Perfect Match’

At a therapeutic riding center in Boyds, horses are helping people with special needs discover their strengths and abilities

Out From the Shadows

Undocumented but undeterred, a Silver Spring man becomes an advocate for "Dreamers"

Back to Her Roots

Wedding florist Sophie Felts grew up on a tree farm in Montgomery County. Years later she moved home and started a business of her own.

Fishing for Answers

A Bethesda attorney's quest to make zebrafish central to the study of disease

Sound Connection

School Resource Officer P.J. Gregory gets to know students in the hallways and at band class

Crazy for Crabs

Get ready for crab season with our guide to crackin' crabs in the Bethesda area

Water, Water Everywhere

With 157 miles of shoreline, Kent Island is more than just a pass-through on the way to the beach

Shop Talk

Whyte House Monograms in Chevy Chase, plus the latest in local beauty treatments

Bethesda Magazine’s Favorite New Restaurants

More than 70 restaurants have opened in the Bethesda area in the last two years. Food critic David Hagedorn chooses his 10 favorites.

In Sync

Derwood siblings Michael and Rachel Parsons have dedicated their lives to ice dancing. Their goal: an Olympic medal in 2022.

Figuratively Speaking

A look at Great Falls, by the numbers