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June 18, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Third New Shake Shack Proposed in Montgomery County

A third Shake Shack restaurant has been recently proposed to open in Montgomery County, in the Rockville/North Bethesda area, according to plans on the construction project information and data website Construction Journal. According to the plan, the former Arby’s fast food restaurant at 11710 Rockville Pike would be renovated into the fast-casual burger restaurant. Shake […]

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June 16, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

New Shake Shacks to Open in Westfield Montgomery Mall, Kentlands 

Shake Shack, the fast-casual burger restaurant chain with one current Montgomery County location, is planning to open in Bethesda and Gaithersburg. The restaurant is coming to Westfield Montgomery Mall in Bethesda, Brand Communications Specialist Katie Scott confirmed to MyMCM in an email. It is slated to open in late 2021. Shake Shack also plans to […]

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June 9, 2021 | Maya Rosenberg

MD Dept. of Education Offering Free Summer Meals For 18 And Younger

Starting this month, the Maryland State Department of Education (MDSE) will offer free meals this summer to youth 18 and younger through its Summer Food Service Program. According to Maryland Hunger Solutions, a nonprofit dedicated to ending hunger and food insecurity in Maryland, the program distributes “nutritious meals and snacks” to low-income children between June […]

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June 1, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

TV’s ‘Diva Chef’ Demonstrates How to Make a Cicada Feast at Home

TV celebrity chef Elise Harris, known as “The Diva Chef”, is taking full advantage of the cicada season that happens once every 17 years. Harris, a nutrition and fitness coach who competed on Hell’s Kitchen, invited MyMCM to watch and learn the best ways to prepare the cicadas at home and explained some of the […]

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May 19, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

José Andrés’ Spanish Diner Offers Comfort Food to Make You ‘Feel Right at Home’ 

Chef, humanitarian and Bethesda resident José Andrés opened Spanish Diner last week in Bethesda Row. Andrés wants to serve homestyle, comfort food not normally found in a Spanish restaurant. Spanish Diner is in the same location where Andrés’ restaurant, ‘Jaleo’, used to operate. MyMCM visited the restaurant and spoke with Head Chef Daniel Lugo about […]

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May 5, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

‘Taste the World in Fenton Village’ Celebrates Silver Spring’s Diverse Restaurants

The 11th annual “Taste the World in Fenton Village” celebration will spotlight the diverse selection of restaurants of Downtown Silver Spring with an in-person, week-long event taking place Sunday, May 16 through Saturday, May 22. The event will include locally and independently owned restaurants located mainly in the southern section of Downtown Silver Spring, consisting […]

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April 26, 2021 | Abby Espiritu

MoCo Eats Week Spotlights Local Eateries, Offers the ‘Ultimate Foodie Experience’

Visit Montgomery and Montgomery County Alcohol Beverage Services (ABS) are hosting MoCo Eats Week. The event began April 23 and continues through May 3 and is described as “the ultimate foodie experience,” supporting local food and beverage businesses including restaurants, bakeries, breweries and wineries. Participants can download a “Digital Saving Pass” on the Visit Montgomery […]

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April 18, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Upcoming MoCo Eats Week Will Support Local Restaurants Breweries, and More

Mark your calendars for the Spring 2021 Moco Eats Week, presented by Visit Montgomery and Montgomery County ABS (Alcohol Beverage Services.) The event will feature in person and virtual events showcasing craft beverages and gourmet food from Montgomery County local restaurants. Breweries, wineries, bakeries, coffee shops, and more are expected to be participating in the […]

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February 20, 2021 | Halle Grossett

Lidl Hosts Grand Opening for New Wheaton Location

Lidl, a popular discount grocery store chain, plans to open a new location in Wheaton on Feb. 24. Lidl has been rapidly expanding across the DMV with stores opening in Oxon Hill, Takoma Park and, as of last week, Springfield, Va. Since establishing its headquarters in 2015 in Arlington, Va., Lidl has opened nearly 45 stores […]

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February 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Indoor Dining Will Reopen on Valentine’s Day at 25% Capacity

Montgomery County will resume indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 a.m. The county council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to approve County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order to make the change. Customers are limited to a 90-minute indoor dining period and on-site alcohol consumption must stop at 10 p.m. According to […]

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