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Buredo, a growing fast-casual chain featuring enormous burrito-style sushi and seaweed wraps, will open its ;rst Montgomery
County location in Bethesda’s Wildwood Shopping Center in
late spring. Across the road and in the same vein, Maki Shop,
a D.C.-based fast-casual sushi restaurant known for its nori-wrapped stuffed hand rolls and hot rice bowls, plans to open an
outlet in Georgetown Square Shopping Center early this year.
The North Bethesda outpost of the Tex-Mex chain Chili’s closed
in October after a 25-year run because the building that houses
it will be demolished to make way for the JBG Companies’
North Bethesda Market II development.
Further up Rockville Pike, the Thai restaurant Benjarong
shut down after 20 years.
MemSahib, an Indian restaurant in Rockville’s Randolph Hills
Shopping Center, closed in November after a 17-year run.
Cosi, a sandwich chain, ;led Chapter 11 bankruptcy in
September and closed its Woodmont Avenue location in
Bethesda the same month.
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From our kitchen to yours...
1. Melt butter in a large sauce pan and add the onions. Saute for 5 minutes
2. Add the chili powder and saute for 30 seconds. Deglaze with the cider vinegar
3. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer for 1 hour, stirring frequently
NORTH CAROLINA MOP SAUCE
7278 Woodmont Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
Onion, yellow, minced
Black Pepper, ground