First Look at the Newly Opened Urban Heights in Bethesda
May04

First Look at the Newly Opened Urban Heights in Bethesda

Cliff Wharton, formerly chef de cuisine at the departed TenPenh and most recently executive chef at Chinatown’s Matchbox, is manning the kitchen at the new Urban Heights in Bethesda, Maryland. Urban Heights took over the two-story space which had previously been the short-lived Roof. The new concept is from Robert Wiedmaier’s RW Restaurant Group, and it’s burgeoning Bethesda empire. Wharton has crafted a southeast...

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DC Restaurant Buzz: 2 New Pizza Joints; Ramen Classes, Spring Updates, Chef Hires & More
Apr22

DC Restaurant Buzz: 2 New Pizza Joints; Ramen Classes, Spring Updates, Chef Hires & More

The DC Restaurant Buzz is back, and as always, we’re locked and loaded with a jam-packed round-up of the latest dining news in and around the District. From new openings, to upcoming special events, industry personnel news and more, we have got it covered right here. New Openings SpinFire Pizza Heads to Arlington Washington Redskins’ wide receiver Pierre Garçon has opened the doors to his second SpinFire Pizza location in...

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Photos: City Perch’s Grand Opening Party at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda
Nov20

Photos: City Perch’s Grand Opening Party at Pike & Rose in North Bethesda

City Perch Kitchen + Bar from Chef Sherry Yard is now officially open in the Pike & Rose shopping center in North Bethesda. Running the show locally as Executive Chef is Matt Baker, who’s previously worked at Minibar, Brasserie Beck and Occidental Grill. The grand opening event was held on Wednesday, and you can check out the pictures and some details on the restaurant and what it’s offering up right here. City Perch...

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November News & Events: Marcus Samuelsson in DC, Wine Dinners, Beer Fests, DC Cocktail Week & More
Nov04

November News & Events: Marcus Samuelsson in DC, Wine Dinners, Beer Fests, DC Cocktail Week & More

Wine dinners, beer events and cocktails, oh my. That’s just the start of the latest events roundup we have for you. Take a look to see what’s happening right now in the D.C. dining scene, and all of the need to know news and notes for November. 701’s Wine Passport Program Focusing on Rhône Valley, France in November 701 Restaurant is moving into the second month of their Wine Passport Program in November, now...

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Halloween 2014 D.C. Roundup: Top 20 places to party & things to do
Oct24

Halloween 2014 D.C. Roundup: Top 20 places to party & things to do

Washington, D.C., 2014 Halloween Parties & Events: Halloween is right around the corner, which means you’re probably scrambling to find something to do. Have the great costume, but nowhere to go? Avoiding a costume at all costs, but still interested in fun food and drink? Don’t worry, we have you covered. Consider this your guide for 2014 D.C. Halloween events when you’re looking for something, anything, to do...

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