COVER: Food photography by Stacy Zarin-Goldberg at Share Wine Lounge & Small Plate Bistro in Bethesda. Photo illustration by Amanda Smallwood.
volume 11 issue 3
64 Turning the Tables
Dining out is becoming an entirely different experience these days.
We catalog eight of the latest trends—from fast-casual restaurants
to craft cocktails to diners Instagramming their meals.
By Carole Sugarman and Nevin Martell
86 A Moveable Feast
Farmers markets are known for their fresh-from-the-farm produce,
but increasingly they feature prepared foods and other items well
worth checking out. We provide a guide to some of the best.
By Marian Burros
100 Public Spirits
Should Montgomery County be in the business of selling beer,
wine and alcohol? A number of people say it decidedly should not.
By Louis Peck
114 Where the Wild Foods Are
Walk outside and there’s a veritable feast at your feet. Food
forager Matt Cohen of Silver Spring says all you have to know is
where to look.
By Laura Hambleton
120 Bethesda Interview
Renowned chef José Andrés talks about bringing tapas to America,
cooking at home in Bethesda and where and what he likes to eat
when he’s not frequenting one of his many restaurants.
By Marian Burros
126 Crossing the Party Line
Montgomery County parents who allow their teenage kids
to host drinking parties are paying the price for breaking the
law—with court appearances and sometimes hefty fines.
By Gabriele McCormick
136 Seeing the Light
After suffering a massive stroke at age 12, Potomac’s Joanne
Shin could have continued to rage over what she’d lost.
Instead, she started to paint. That’s when she began to see
the world differently.
By Amy Reinink
148 What Flora Singer Had to Say
The Potomac schoolteacher never talked about her life in
wartime Belgium—until a flier on her windshield inspired her
to do so. A look back at the first Holocaust survivor to have
a Montgomery County school named after her.
By Julie Rasicot
158 The Killer Next Door
At 17, Samuel Sheinbein seemed like the All-American kid—
except for the fact that he confessed to murdering a Silver
Spring teenager and cutting up his body with a circular saw.
We revisit the case more than 17 years later, just as it takes
an unexpected turn.
By Eugene L. Meyer