One of my favorite restaurants, Mandalay Restaurant had closed during COVID. But this past week, it reopened for business. For now, they just have take out. Except for Aug 13-14, when there were special lunch and dinner buffets. I went to the very first seating.
Tag: Silver Spring
Fenton Cafe Coffee and Crepes
In the downtown area of Silver Spring Maryland, Fenton Cafe has been serving fantastic crepes for over a decade. I don't get there often enough, but when I do the food is always fantastic.
El Sapo – Cuban Social Club
Last summer while driving in Silver Spring MD I noticed a new restaurant that was absolutely hopping. I made a mental note to try it out. When I did, I found a very welcoming restaurant with terrific atmosphere and great food.
While there are plenty of Hispanic restaurants in the Washington DC metropolitan area, I have never encountered one that serves Colombian cuisine. Until now. In Silver Spring, Md there is a place that has been doing so for 5 years: Arepas Pues .. !
Restaurant Obituaries 2020
The year 2020 has not been good for restaurants. As a consequence of the pandemic, many long standing institutions have been forced to close. Here are some personal favorites that have closed and links to articles that provide tributes both to them and to others.
Greek in Metro Maryland
Maryland has many great Greek restaurants. Many can be found in Greektown in Baltimore. But you don't have to travel that far from DC to get some. Here are some of my favorites. They can be found in the cities of Silver Spring, College Park, and Beltsville MD.
Mandalay has been a favorite restaurant of mine for decades. What makes it unique is that it serves Burmese food. Having consistently high quality food, I go back to it again and again. Mandalay Restaurant is located in Silver Spring, Maryland.
Ice Cream in DC
I love ice cream and will stop to have some any time of the year. Here are some of my favorite ice cream parlors in the Washington DC area.
Thai in DC
The Washington DC metro area is home to many great Thai restaurants. Here are some of my favorites.