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Meat, 3 Sides. This week, the opening of a Bethesda birreria takes center plate.
Italian beer garden La Piazza opened Thursday in the outdoor patio space of Cesco Osteria (7401 Woodmont Ave., at the corner of Woodmont Avenue and Montgomery Lane). The beer garden—or birreria—features local beers, Italian bites and furnishings made out of recycled materials, Bethesda-Chevy Chase Patch reported.
Luke's Lobster, which has locations in Bethesda and downtown Washington, DC, as well as elsewhere in the country, now offers a gluten-free roll, so that those with gluten sensitivity can have a lobster roll and eat it, too. Because of the higher cost of the gluten-free bread rolls, though, the gluten-free lobster rolls will cost an extra $2 each, Washingtonian reported.
Chef Geoff Tracy, who runs several area restaurants including Friendship Heights' Lia's (4435 Willard Ave.) and Rockville's Chef Geoff's (12256 Rockville Pike), recently was featured by Bitches Who Brunch. "I’m a waffle and real maple syrup guy. And I adore sausage," he told them. Read the full interview on the Bitches Who Brunch website.
"[Chef Elisa] Choi’s menu is so wide and deep it feels like an eruption, as if decades of pent-up Korean home-cooking energy were released in one volcano blast of appetizers, soups, noodle bowls, hot pots, rice dishes and other plates."