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May 15, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs Dies

Mike Daryoush, president and founder of Moby Dick House of Kabobs, died at 66 of heart failure on May 9. Daryoush, an Iranian immigrant, originally opened Moby’s Luncheonette in 1989 in Bethesda, but the restaurant struggled. Eventually, Daryoush built a traditional clay oven similar to one he used in Iran, to bake fresh pita. He […]

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November 16, 2016 | Staff Writer

County Executive Leggett: “Make No Mistake About It, There is Fear” (VIDEO)

Montgomery County Council members and County Executive Ike Leggett are addressing community concerns about safety and possible discrimination, harassment and hate crimes. On Tuesday, the elected leaders held a news conference and passed a resolution, reaffirming the county’s tradition of respect for all residents. “Make no mistake about it, there is fear, and there is […]

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August 10, 2015 | Aline Barros

The Day of Avocado Ice Cream (PHOTOS)

How do you do grocery shopping? Do you buy monthly, biweekly, weekly? All in one place? Let me share with you how we- my immigrant family and I- do grocery shopping. Step 1: Checking what’s missing in the pantry and fridge. The basics: coffee, sugar, eggs, etc. Step 2: Checking the missing ingredients for the […]

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