Monday, October 15, 2012
A roundup of foodie news from around Montgomery County and nearby neighborhoods in Washington, DC.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and adjacent Washington, DC, neighborhoods with "1 Meat, 3 Sides." This week, a popular restaurant's closing takes center plate: One Meat: Bethesda Magazine’s Table Talk blog reported that Tragara Ristorante—"the longtime Italian eatery with an upstairs banquet room that’s hosted many a Bethesda Bar Mitzvah"—will close at the end of this month. A new restaurant with a French-Indian flair will take its place at 4935 Cordell Ave. in Bethesda. Read more on Bethesda Magazine's website and on Bethesda Patch. Three Sides: The 23rd annual Taste of Bethesda set the Twitter world abuzz, "as event-goers took to the popular social media platform to share photos, interact with their favorite …
Monday, October 8, 2012
See how the 23rd annual food fest played out on Twitter.
Twitter was abuzz Saturday during the 23rd annual Taste of Bethesda as event-goers took to the popular social media platform to share photos, interact with their favorite restaurants and dish on their favorite selections of the day. Check out how the feeding frenzy played out in tweets.
Sunday, October 7, 2012
More than 40,000 came out Saturday to sample the best food Bethesda's restaurants have to offer.
Taste of Bethesda drew large crowds Saturday to enjoy mouthwatering dishes from more than 55 Bethesda restaurants. Tell us about your favorite dishes in the comments, and upload your photos to this gallery.
Friday, October 5, 2012
A guide to the 23rd annual Taste of Bethesda.
The highly-anticipated Taste of Bethesda is hitting the streets of downtown Bethesda Saturday, and Patch has got all the need-to-know info for you to make the most out of the feeding frenzy. When and Where Taste of Bethesda is set for Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Bethesda’s Woodmont Triangle, along Norfolk, Fairmont, St. Elmo, Cordell and Del Ray Avenues. The event is held rain or shine. Cost Admission is free. Stop by one of seven ticket booths to purchase your Taste tickets—they’ll be sold in bundles of four for $5. Food costs anywhere from one to four tickets. Drinks and face painting cost one ticket. There are no refunds on unused food tickets, so be sure to purchase only what you’ll need. The ticket booths will close at 3:30 p.…
The 23rd annual food frenzy is set to take over the Woodmont Triangle Saturday.
Bethesda restaurants are busy whipping up their signature dishes to feed the hungry crowds that will descend on the Woodmont Triangle Saturday during the 23rd annual Taste of Bethesda. Produced by the Bethesda Urban Partnership, Taste of Bethesda draws in more than 40,000 every year. Event-goers can sample food from more than 55 restaurants while enjoying five stages of live entertainment during the highly anticipated annual event. “It’s a really fun day, and since it’s been going on for 23 years, it has a great following,” said Stephanie Coppula, BUP Director of Marketing and Communications. Admission to the event is free. Taste tickets, to be sold at seven ticket tents, cost $5 for four. Restaurants will be serving up food samples that …
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
The highly anticipated Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club is among the 55 restaurants set to participate.
Get your taste buds ready for the 23rd annual Taste of Bethesda, which will return to the Woodmont Triangle from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6. Seasoned festival participants and newbies alike will serve up food to more than 45,000 hungry event goers. This year, more than 55 restaurants will take part, including 10 restaurants that have recently debuted on the Bethesda food scene. They include the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club, the Box Bar & Grill, Freddy’s Lobster, Kraze Burgers, Luke’s Lobster, The Majestic Bar & Grill, Nando’s Peri-Peri, Panas Gourmet Empanadas, Purée Artisan Juice Bar, and Tandoori Nights. Yes, you heard right -- the as-yet-to-open Bethesda Blues and Jazz Supper Club is on the roster, the much-anticipated new …
Monday, October 3, 2011
Rain didn't dampen the spirits of hungry event-goers Saturday.
The Bethesda Urban Partnership hosted its 22nd annual Taste of Bethesda event Saturday. Hungry event-goers flocked to the Woodmont Triangle to taste-test some of Bethesda's best food despite cold and rainy weather. New and old restaurants were side by side offering up some of their best dishes. Patch stopped by to see what people were cooking up, and sample some of the dishes.
Sunday, October 2, 2011
Why rain or shine, Taste of Bethesda is the best.
Saturday, I headed to Taste of Bethesda in my rain slicker and warm sweater. This rainy, cold, windy day is unusual weather for early October in the DC area; the temperature was in the 50s—about 20 degrees lower than normal. But despite the showers, Taste of Bethesda vendors were out in full force. There were close to 60 restaurants represented, and non-stop musical performances. You could see people swaying in their rain coats and umbrellas. Others were huddled under awnings, eating out of paper bowls and plates filled with foods from around the world. Taste of Bethesda is the perfect opportunity to learn about the restaurants in the area, some you may never have seen otherwise. Like Saveur India, an Indian restaurant near Trader Joes on …
Friday, September 23, 2011
Lend a hand to help the famous food festival run smoothly.
Did you know that the Bethesda Urban Partnership relies on about 100 volunteers to produce the yearly Taste of Bethesda? A handful of volunteers are still needed to pitch in at the famous food festival, which will take over the Woodmont Triangle Saturday, Oct. 1. The event, in its 22nd year, is expected to draw about 40,000 to downtown Bethesda. General volunteer duties include event set up and tear down, helping sell tickets and staff information booths, assisting participants staff their tents and helping guests find parking and navigate the festival. More information on volunteering is available at the Bethesda Urban Partnership’s website. Are you volunteering at the Taste of Bethesda? Tell us in the comments.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The famous food festival returns to the Woodmont Triangle Saturday, Oct. 1.
Mark your calendars for Saturday, Oct. 1, when the famous Taste of Bethesda food and music festival will return to the Woodmont Triangle. More than 55 restaurants will participate. The festival, in its 22nd year, also features four entertainment stages. Nearly 40,000 are expected to attend the feeding frenzy, which will take over the Woodmont Triangle from 11a.m. – 4p.m. This year’s selections include scallops, filet mingon, pasta crab and tiramisu from Chef Tony’s; cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake and Just Cakes; steak sandwiches from Morton’s, babba ghanooj, fattoush salad and chicken kabobs from Bistro LaZeez; jambalaya and gumbo from Louisiana Kitchen and Olazzo’s coveted meatballs, pasta and cannolis. Several new Bethesda restaurants …