Small Bites: Ashish Alfred Appeared on Food Network Saturday

Small Bites: Ashish Alfred Appeared on Food Network Saturday

Plus: Jersey Mike’s opens in Rockville’s Fallsgrove Center

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Ashish Alfred, center, is scheduled to appear on The Food Network Saturday morning


Bethesda chef to appear on Food Network Saturday

Ashish Alfred, the owner and chef of Bethesda restaurants Duck Duck Goose and George’s Chophouse, appeared on The Food Network show “The Kitchen” Saturday.

Alfred cooked glazed beets with crème fraiche and pistachios.

This year, Alfred was named Maryland’s 2019 Chef of the Year by the Restaurant Association of Maryland, a trade organization of 2,000 members.

Alfred grew up in Montgomery County and trained at the French Culinary Institute in New York City. In February, he discussed his struggle with drug and alcohol addiction in a Washington Post profile.

Jersey Mike’s opens in Fallsgrove Center

The national sub shop chain Jersey Mike’s Subs opened in Rockville’s Fallsgrove Village Center last week, making it the sixth store in Montgomery County, according to the chain’s website.

Jersey Mike’s is in the space previously occupied by Jerry’s Subs & Pizza. The address is 14933-L Shady Grove Road.

The store’s opening was first reported by Store Reporter.

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