The new Bethesda restaurant is headed in the right direction.
4917 Elm St., Bethesda
Open for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Open for dinner from 5 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 5 to 10:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 5 to 9 p.m. Sunday.
Dinner appetizers, $7 to $18; entrées, $16 to $38
Highly recommended. Newton’s Table also takes reservations on Open Table.
Beer and wine list
Six bottled beers; wine list heavy with familiar California selections
Salt and pepper shrimp, nori tuna, bison rib eye, lobster, soft-shell crabs, sea bass
Pig brittle (with ice cream), chocolate crunch, vanilla bean-honey cheesecake
Good Place To Go For
Complimentary valet parking Friday and Saturday. Public lots and street parking. Bethesda Metro.
Carole Sugarman is the magazine’s food editor.