Takoma Park’s Republic: A dream come true

Republic is into Takoma Park — big time. The 200-seat restaurant, which opened in 2013, may be part of Black Restaurant Group, a local chain with four eateries in Montgomery County and several in D.C., but it’s a homegrown establishment. That’s because co-owner Danny Wells was born and raised in Takoma Park, and he’s a.. read more →

Restaurant Week is back, with new and returning eateries

Tempted by tamales? Keen on kimchi? Need some gnocchi? Got a yearning for year of the dragon dumplings? Or maybe a craving for calamari? If so, the third annual Silver Spring Takoma Park Restaurant Week is for you. With about three dozen restaurants participating this year, foodies of all stripes can find culinary delights to.. read more →

Ethiopian dining: It’s about more than the food

Tiruzer Mamo is no newcomer to Maryland. The Ethiopian immigrant came to this area in 1990, joining her older sister, with whom she lived in Fort Washington for a time. She’s also a culinary ambassador for her homeland, preparing and serving a variety of Ethiopian dishes at Abol Ethiopian Cuisine in Silver Spring, which she.. read more →

Restaurant Week ‘shows a great community spirit’

All Set is all set for Restaurant Week — again. All Set Restaurant & Bar is participating in the third annual Silver Spring Takoma Park Restaurant Week, as it did in 2015 and 2016, said Jennifer Meltzer, managing partner and co-owner. The 140-seat restaurant — which also has a 35-seat seasonal patio — is a.. read more →