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September 28, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Zinnia, at Former Mrs. K’s Toll House Location, Ready to Open Doors Friday

Zinnia, a new tavern and garden restaurant located where Mrs. K’s Toll House in Silver Spring used to be, opens Oct. 1. Besides the colorful gardens from Mrs. K’s 90-year operation on Colesville Road, the new property now boasts raised beds filled with herbs and vegetables that will be used as drink garnishes or in […]

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July 14, 2021 | Joshua Casazza

Local Owner of The Angry Jerk Restaurant: ‘What Better Place Than To Do It In Your Backyard’

The Angry Jerk, an authentic Caribbean restaurant, is hosting a soft opening Wednesday. The restaurant is located at 8223 Georgia Ave. in downtown Silver Spring, the previous home of The Big Greek Café. Takoma Park native Jason Miskiri, the owner of The Angry Jerk, told MyMCM, “I love Silver Spring, I grew up in Takoma […]

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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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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 17, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Recién Vacunados Pueden Obtener una Tarjeta de $50 en los Restaurantes de José Andrés

El chef José Andrés quiere que las personas se vacunen contra el COVID-19 y está ofreciendo tarjetas de regalo de $50 en sus restaurantes del área de Washington, D.C. a quienes lo hagan. El famoso chef y residente de Bethesda dijo que desde el 8 de mayo y hasta que el 70% de la población […]

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May 17, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Newly Vaccinated People Can Get a $50 Gift Card to José Andrés’ D.C.-Area Restaurants

Chef José Andrés wants people to get COVID-19 vaccinated and he’s offering $50 gift cards to his Washington, D.C.-area restaurants to those who do. The celebrity chef and Bethesda resident said that beginning May 8 until 70% of the U.S. is vaccinated, anyone who is newly vaccinated may come to his D.C.-area ThinkFoodGroup restaurants and […]

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May 5, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Sardi’s Restaurants Close Wednesday to Honor Late Founder 

All Sardi’s Chicken locations closed Wednesday in honor of CEO and co-founder Philip Sardelis, who died from complications developed from having COVID-19. Sardelis, 48, lived in Derwood. He founded the Peruvian chicken chain with his cousin, also named Philip Sardelis. Family was the single most important thing in his cousin’s life, Sardelis told MyMCM. He […]

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April 30, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Olazzo in Silver Spring Set to Close Permanently After 15 Years

Olazzo, an Italian restaurant in Silver Spring, announced that they will be closing permanently this weekend after serving the community for 15 years. The restaurant located on Georgia Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring made the announcement through a Facebook post, where they thanked the community for their support. “Words cannot describe how appreciative we are […]

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April 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Concerned About Rising COVID-19 Metrics Following Statewide Reopenings  

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich wants Gov. Larry Hogan to reconsider some recent reopenings following worsening COVID-19 metrics, Elrich said during a media briefing Wednesday. Beginning March 12, the state lifted COVID-19 capacity limits on retail businesses, religious facilities, fitness centers, personal services and indoor recreational establishments. Large indoor and outdoor venues could start operating […]

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