Smashburger: Will Bethesda’s Newest Burgers Smash the Competiton?

Bethesda is bursting with burgers.  Kraze Burgers, The Burger Joint, Bold Bite, Five Guys Burgers and Fries, and Bobby’s Burger Palace all serve up burgers in various iterations.  The latest addition to the scene is Smashburger, a fast growing “better burger” chain, which has opened its doors on the corner of Cordell and Norfolk Avenues.  […]

Persimmon: An Extreme Makeover

Sometimes in life you just need a makeover to brighten things up.  Whether it’s a new hairstyle or redecorating a room, there is something fresh and exciting that comes with change.  Reality television chronicles restaurant, home, and even body transformations with increasing frequency. Audiences are clearly fascinated. All too often restaurants that become stale close, […]

Wildwood Kitchen: Feeling Age Appropriate

I am accustomed to being among the oldest diners in many DC restaurants.  Most of the time I don’t really think about it- except when I am standing in line to get into a place like Toki Underground and my back starts killing me after 10 minutes. But walking into Wildwood Kitchen, the new Robert […]

Bistro Provence: Something Special in Bethesda

There is one question I get asked more than any other.  Where should I go for a special occasion meal in Bethesda? I have a tough time coming up with a response to this, because there are lots of pretty good places to eat in Bethesda, but special occasion/destination worthy?  Not so much. So when […]

Chef Tony’s Has Great Soul …and Sole

I was honored to be asked by Dining in DC‘s Lisa Shapiro to join other local food bloggers to serve as an ambassador for an event called “Take a Bite Out of Breast Cancer.” During the the month of October, participating restaurants throughout the DC area are donating a portion of their proceeds to Pink […]

Food Wine & Co: Feelings

You know those emails that you get that you are supposed to forward on to your friends.  I usually ignore them.  But I got one yesterday that caught my attention. This is an excerpt: The head of psychiatry at Stanford said, among other things, that one of the best things that a man could do […]

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