The Observer

Teamania-c students found their new study spot

Teamania recently added a plethora of savory dishes to their menu, including soups, salads, pastas and sandwiches. Though they're known for their classic baked goods and french delicacies, the new additions are perfect for a quick lunch or supper option.

By Fatima Yazdi, Editor-in-Chief

March 3, 2020

Rockville is known to have a plethora of eatery options—from Qdoba’s Mexican Eats to Sadaf’s Middle-Eastern staples, you can get a taste of just about any cuisine you’re craving. Since opening this past June, a new Asian-European inspired sit-down bakery and cafe has garnered lots of buzz and h...

SnoCream offers competition to local ice-cream stores

One of the items on the SnoCream menu is Cookies and Cream. SnoCream is located in Pike and Rose.

By Ally Salzberg, Assistant Online Editor

March 1, 2020

As the warmer months approach, new frozen desserts are popping up everywhere you look. Before we get to the peak of the hot seasons, it is important to find the ice cream place that best suits you In Pike & Rose, everyone already knows about Baked Bear Ice Cream. The storefront opened last year in M...

Spread the news: Bethesda’s best bagels are here

The exterior of the new Bethesda Bagels in Wildwood which is located on Old Georgetown Road. First opening in 1982, Bethesda Bagels remains a popular breakfast and lunch spot.

By Olivia Yasharoff, Assistant Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

Being one of several new additions to Wildwood Shopping Center such as Joe & the Juice and Flowerchild, Bethesda Bagels brings New York style bagels to the D.C. area with heart and a side of cream cheese. Though the name might be misleading, Bethesda Bagels actually has five locations, including ...

Sunday Morning Bakehouse opens up in Pike and Rose

A few of the tasty pastries that the Sunday Morning Bakehouse offers, such as the ham and swiss croissant and strawberry jelly brioche donut.

By Andrew Chan, Sports Editor

December 3, 2019

Aesthetically decorated with a simplistic style, the Sunday Morning Bakehouse has opened up in Pike and Rose. It has quickly become one of the more popular stops in the area, due to its delicious food and excellent service. The interior of the bakehouse is well-decorated and creates a pleasant env...

Poké Papa has a refreshing “create-your-own-bowl” option

This is an example of an order at Poké Papa, including salmon, diced chicken, white rice, edamame, sweet shoyu sauce, and sriracha sauce.

By Sacha Feldberg, Arts Editor

October 22, 2019

The food court in Westfield Montgomery Mall is one of the most popular places for WCHS students to hang out, and on Sept. 21, they introduced a new restaurant: Poké Papa. This restaurant is inspired by Hawaiian traditions, while also incorporating ingredients from Japanese, Korean, and Thai food. The resu...

Berries and Bowls opens in Kentlands this September

Berries and Bowls feature a colorful and welcoming exterior, which couples a clean and comfortable interior along with lots of business as a new smoothie restaurant.

By Kathy Hu, Online Editor

October 17, 2019

People all over the area have long been searching for a healthy and local food option that is both delicious and carries a low calorie count. At last, everyone's wishes have been answered.  Smoothie bowls, acai bowls in particular, have seemingly taken over the internet. WCHS students often drive to A...

New items appear on restaurant menus this spring

Chick-Fil-A features a new frosted key lime pie milkshake for the spring season.

By Charley Hutton, Advertising and Subscription Manager

May 9, 2019

Flowers are blooming. People are sneezing. Iced Coffee is making a comeback. Spring is officially here, and with that comes many little events that people wait for all year. One of which, is the release of new seasonal foods and drinks that chain restaurants create each year. Starbucks Lemon Cake ...

Diverse foods dish out flavor at Pike Kitchen

Pike Kitchen offers a diverse range of foods, including spicy garlic chicken from Pike Chicken and Beer (top) and bibimbap bowls from Bowl Play (bottom).

By Vicky Gunawan and Max Kandel

December 20, 2018

Have a craving for bubble tea? Poke bowls? How about Korean gyros? Pike Kitchen offers all of these in the same place. Located in Rockville Pike, Pike Kitchen delivers consumers a variety of diverse foods. Owners Mike Kim, Jay Kim, Peter Choi and James Park decided to open Pike Kitchen as soon as...

New local restaurant impresses with healthy food options

Pictured are the Vietnamese Crunch Salad (butter lettuce substituted for romaine), the Organic Kale Salad with Tofu and a plate with brussel sprouts, cauliflower and Japanese eggplant.

By Julia Lescht, Online Editor-In-Chief

December 17, 2018

The bright green entrance way leads to a spacious room enclosed with white walls, covered in images of colorful flowers, various cheerful, earthy paintings and other subtle pops of vibrant colors. Inside, the vibe, reminiscent of the sweetest summer day, makes you forget about the cold weather. Nestled...

Anchor yourself for a sweet treat at newly-opened bakery

Sweetly Anchored has recently opened in Cabin John Shopping Center and is the perfect place to stop in and enjoy all different kinds of baked goods.

By Cherri Tung, Photo Editor

November 20, 2018

Do you like cupcakes, brownies, or intricate birthday cakes? Then visit the new bakery in Cabin John Shopping Center, Sweetly Anchored. The store’s friendly atmosphere coupled with the irresistible scent of freshly baked cookies and a beautiful array of cupcakes and cakes is sure to draw you in an...

Spice 6 opening brings diverse options to the mall

Spice 6's opening in Montgomery Mall brings a bigger range of food options.

By Vicky Gunawam, Photo Editor

March 1, 2018

Stores in Montgomery Mall are constantly coming and going, but creating spaces for new places like Spice 6, a fast casual eatery with a modern take on Indian food.   Spice 6 will be opening in May 2018. They currently have chain restaurants in Hyattsville, MD and Vienna,VA and will be adding ...

Chipotle Queso receives mixed reactions

Chipotle Queso receives mixed reactions

By Max Kandel, Observations Editor

October 30, 2017

On Sept. 12, Chipotle released their new queso dip nationwide after testing it in their special New York restaurant for several weeks. Chipotle advertised their queso as all real ingredients and with no added colors, flavors, or preservatives. The queso can be added on a burrito or bowl for $1.30, ...

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