Friday, July 27, 2012
This week's foodie news from around Montgomery County: mobile cheesecake, global burritos and a doughnut trend.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with "1 Meat, 3 Sides." This week, mobile cheesecake takes center plate: One Meat: The region's celebrated food trucks are starting—finally—to branch out to Montgomery County. The latest one to venture north beyond Western and Eastern avenues is That Cheesecake Truck, the "Big Blue" purveyor of Sweetz Cheesecake of Gaithersburg. "Although Sweetz has had a shop and wholesale business in Gaithersburg since 1992, its mobile operation ... started rolling last summer," but only in DC, Carole Sugarman reported for Bethesda Magazine. “We really only started there because we felt there was more density," Sweetz owner Craig Barsi told Bethesda Magazine…
Sunday, July 15, 2012
Dine well in Bethesda, Chevy Chase, Potomac and Glen Echo this week without breaking the bank.
Bethesda-Chevy Chase Restaurant Week starts Monday, July 16, and lasts through next Sunday, July 22. Participating restaurants will offer two- or three-course lunches for $13 or $16, and dinner for $33, according to the website of the Bethesda Urban Partnership. Participating restaurants in Bethesda include: Participating restaurants in Chevy Chase include: Participating restaurants in Potomac include: Participating restaurants in Glen Echo include: Which ones do you recommend? Tell us in the comments.
Friday, June 8, 2012
This week, bivalves take center plate, surrounded by gourmet grilled cheese sandwiches and homemade soda and beer.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with "1 Meat, 3 Sides." This week, bivalves take center plate: One Meat: Later this year, we'll have two new choices of bivalve protein: the Black Pearl and the Old Black Salts, which will be available at Bethesda's Black's Bar and Kitchen (7750 Woodmont Ave.), as well as at BlackSalt, Pearl Dive Oyster Palace and Black Jack in DC. Jeff Black, the restaurateur behind the four restaurants, hails from the Gulf Coast, whose oysters are known for their saltiness. The Black Pearl oysters will be grown by the Toby Island Bay Oysters, located in a fairly salty part of Chincoteague Bay on Virginia’s Eastern Shore. The Old Black Salts will be grown in …