menu ranges from soups and salads to tandooriand kabobs.J L D $
SHARE WINE LOUNGE & SMALL PLATE
8120 Wisconsin Ave. (Double Tree Hotel),
aspx. Share some buffalo chicken sliders oravocado bruschetta, or go for main courses rangingfrom Yankee pot roast to cedar plank-roastedsalmon. B L D $$
7150 Woodmont Ave., 301-652-9780, eatatsilver.
com. Upscale, tonier version of the homegrownSilver Diner chain, with modern takes on Americanclassics and an emphasis on healthy, local andorganic ingredients. Sleek interior takes its cue fromthe 1920s. ❂ J B R L D $$
SMOKE BBQ BETHESDA
4858 Cordell Ave., 301-656-2011, smokebbq.com.
Pulled pork, beef brisket, smoked chicken, ribs andall the fixin’s, plus starters including smokedtomato soup and fried pickles served in a friendly,casual space. Delivery available for orders over
$15. J L D $
SOUTH STREET STEAKS
4856 Cordell Ave., 301-215-8333, southstreet
steaks.com. Even transplanted Philadelphianswill admire the cheesesteaks at this local chain’sthird location. The shop also offers chickencheesesteaks, hoagies (that’s Philly-talk for coldsubs) and sandwiches called “Phillinis,” a crossbetween “Philly” and “panini.” J L D $
4831 Bethesda Ave.301-654-7336, sweetgreen.
com. The sweetgreen fast-casual chain—withits focus on local and organic ingredients—concentrates on salads (devise your own, or pickfrom a list) and soups. Look for eco-friendly décorand a healthy sensibility. ❂ L D $
4905 Fairmont Ave, 240-858-6975. This fast-casualrestaurant in Woodmont Triangle serves a dozenfillings—from curried chickpeas with mango slaw tosliced grilled beef with salsa and chipotle crema—to go in a taco, tostada bowl or arepa (Venezuelancorn cake). The space, which seats 60 inside, hasa full bar serving tropical cocktails and a beer list offive on tap and two in bottles. L D $
4914 Hampden Lane (The Shoppes of Bethesda),
301-652-7030, takogrill.com. Longtime, popularsushi destination relocated to the space formerlyoccupied by Hinode Japanese Restaurant. Look forthe same traditional sushi menu, plus some newoptions, such as griddle-cooked teppanyaki at lunch,and more varieties of yakitori at dinner. L D $$
7236 Woodmont Ave., 301-656-4002,
tandoorinightsbethesda.com. Located in the heartof downtown Bethesda, the restaurant servestraditional Indian fare ranging from tandoori chicken,marinated in yogurt and spices, to a biryani flavoredwith saffron, nuts and raisins. ❂ L D $$
4915 St. Elmo Ave., 240-630-8120,
tappdbethesda.com. Beer-centric gastropub offering
40-plus beers on tap, 100-plus bottles and beerflights. Food menu includes standard American fare:soups and salads, char-grilled wings, beer-batteredonion rings, burgers, brats and mains such ascrabcakes, barbecue ribs and beer-can chicken potpie. Top it off with a root beer float. ❂ J L D $$
7101 Democracy Blvd. (Westfield Montgomerymall), 301-657-0488, tarathai.com. Thai cuisinegoes high style at Bethesda Magazine readers’ pickfor “Best Thai Restaurant” in 2018. With colorfulmurals of ocean creatures looking on, diners can trydishes ranging from mild to adventurous. L D $$
7731 Woodmont Ave., 301-652-3970, tasteediner.
com. For 80 years, this crowd-pleasing if slightlysagging spot has served up everything frombreakfast to burgers to blue-plate specials such assteak and crabcakes to crowds of loyal customers.
Open 24 hours. J B L D $
7280 Woodmont Ave., 301-951-9001,
taylorgourmet.com. The sandwich shop offers amenu of upscale takes on Philadelphia hoagies,sandwiches and salads made with top-notchingredients. Check out the eggroll appetizer ofmozzarella, provolone, hot capicola, Genoa salami,peppers and red onion. L D $
4839 Del Ray Ave., 301-654-4443, tiaqueta.com.
This longtime family and happy-hour favorite offersauthentic Mexican food such as moles and fishdishes, as well as the usual Tex-Mex options. Drinkmenu includes American and Mexican beers.
❂ J L D $$
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