Tuesday, January 1, 2013
The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema releases his annual list of best new area restaurants.
Dining out is a popular activity in the DC Metro area, and The Washington Post's Tom Sietsema has made a 30-year career assessing whether you're spending your money wisely in that endeavor. Sietsema is out with his list of the top restaurants that opened in 2012 in the Washington, DC, area. Highlights of his list include: Little Serow - Thai, Dupont Circle Elisir - Italian, Penn Quarter Fiola - Italian, Penn Quarter Mintwood Place - American, Adams Morgan Rogue 24 - American, Shaw Curry Mantra - Indian, Fairfax Family Meal - American, Frederick Pabu, Japanese, Baltimore Westend Bistro, West End, DC Are any of these your favorites? Any suggestions for Montgomery or Prince George's counties? Tell us in comments.
Thursday, October 4, 2012
Find out how you can support Breast Cancer Awareness Month through one of these local events.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- Ben Gross
Thursday, October 4, 2012
According to statistics from the Maryland affiliate of the Komen Foundation, Maryland has the fifth-highest breast cancer death rate in the nation, and in 2012 alone, 4,700 new cases will be diagnosed in the state and 810 women are likely to die. Since 1985, Breast Cancer Awareness Month has promoted mammograms as the most effective tool in the fight against breast cancer. In 1991, the Susan G. Komen Foundation handed out the now ubiquitous pink ribbons to participants in a New York City-based race for cancer survivors. Now, more than 20 years later, that pink ribbon can be seen almost everywhere—on apparel, on products, in store advertisements—and seems to be appearing year-round, not just in October, the month designated as Breast Cancer…
Saturday, September 29, 2012
Foodie news from around neighboring Washington, DC, neighborhoods.
Get caught up with the food scene in Washington, DC, neighborhoods with 1 Meat, 3 Sides. This week, a new organic grocery takes center plate: One Meat: Dawson's Market opens this weekend—on Sept. 29—in Rockville Town Square, Rockville Patch reported. The store is "a locally focused, independent, natural foods market," according to its website. “Local is what we’re all about,” Becky Lakin, marketing director for the store, told Bethesda Magazine. "It remains to be seen how much nearby produce will be available in the dead of winter, but the 100-mile radius the store has set for its 'local' designation also includes meats, cheeses, beer, wine, and other goods. There’s also a 'regional' category that widens the scope to 250 miles," Bethesda …
Thursday, August 30, 2012
We want to know what you think is the best item on this Upper Marlboro restaurant's menu.
Casablanca Cafe & Deli has been given a 5-star review from one of our readers. It was also chosen as a top pick in our Readers Choice contest for Mother's Day Brunch -- but what would you recommend to others going to Casablanca for a meal? Is it their signature cream of crab soup or are their subs the best pick on the menu? Post your menu picks in the comment section below. And remember to rate the restaurant in our directory.