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Authentic Chinese food restaurant opens in Rockville

Authentic Chinese food restaurant opens in Rockville

By Alissa Li, Production Editor

May 23, 2013


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

Although it seems that there is at least one Chinese restaurant per corner on any given street, diners have yet to experience authentic Chinese street market food—until they go to the East Dumpling House, which opened in Rockville April 4. Upon entering the café, diners will feel as if they have been tra...

Doughnut shops offer fun pastry alternative

By Jane Zankman, Production Editor

April 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

We thought we had seen it all, from crazy cupcakes to delicious pies to cute cake pops, but a new D.C. shop has decided to come back to the classic doughnut, with a few twists. Zeke’s DC Donutz, which opened Feb. 21, is not your average doughnut shop. Its hip and eclectic graffiti art covering the...

Israeli chain Aroma promises quality food, coffee

Israeli chain Aroma promises quality food, coffee

By Manisha Singh, Online News Editor

April 25, 2013


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

Spring is approaching, but it might not be just the flower blossoms that brighten up everyone’s day.  CHS is obsessing over caffeine—whether in the form of a sweet iced coffee or a sudden jolt of an espresso. The Aroma Espresso Bar, which opened in Montgomery Mall in February, is an Israeli es...

Chop’t puts fresh spin on create-your-own salads

Chop’t puts fresh spin on create-your-own salads

By Sonia Shekar, Staff Writer

December 21, 2012


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

The holiday season is starting up, and it’s once again the time of the year to make those infamous resolutions to start eating healthy. Although this resolution is always a struggle, this year might be just a little bit easier —maybe even enjoyable. Chop’t Creative Salad Company has arrived i...

Potomac residents warm up to China Jade Bistro

Potomac residents warm up to China Jade Bistro

By Julia Greenzaid, Online Breaking News Editor

November 29, 2012


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

Unfortunately, nature dictates that human beings are uncomfortable with change. It seems that after the closing of Jade Billows in Cabin John Shopping Center, CHS students are reluctant to welcome China Jade Bistro in its location. However, one must embrace this Chinese and Thai restaurant’s new begi...

Chef Geoff’s offers wide variety of fine dining

Chef Geoff’s offers wide variety of fine dining

By Ilana Berger, Fact Checker

November 29, 2012


Filed under Arts, Restaurants, Top Stories

For anyone looking to show their buds some love—taste buds that is—Chef Geoff’s is the place to go. Chef Geoff’s became wildly popular with its first two locations in D.C., and after spreading business to Virginia and Chevy Chase, the up-and-coming restaurant opened its fifth location on Rockvi...

New pie shop opens on Georgetown’s M Street

New pie shop opens on Georgetown’s M Street

By By: Jamie Lescht, Public Relations Manager

March 27, 2012


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

 In the midst of the cupcake craze, dessert stores have opened on every corner. Well, it’s time for something new and original, and that’s where Pie Sisters steps in.  Georgetown’s Pie Sisters is locally owned by three sisters, Alli, Bear and Cat Blakely. The Blakely sisters grew up baking pies...

Fresh Market alternative to traditional grocery stores

Fresh Market alternative to traditional grocery stores

By By: Jamie Lescht, Public Relations Manager

February 23, 2012


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

Customers walking into a grocery store have two basic expectations: the store is clean and has the basic necessities. It is very rare that one finds a store that exceeds these standards, but Fresh Market is an exception. Fresh Market has opened in the Congressional Plaza shopping center off Rockville...

New restaurant to combine Cava and Mama Lucia

New restaurant to combine Cava and Mama Lucia

By By: Brittany Goodman, Archive Manager

November 22, 2011


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

In a Justice League-esque way, the owners of Cava and Mamma Lucia will be joining forces to open the new restaurant Sugo in Park Potomac in spring or early summer 2012. Sugo, meaning sauce in Italian, hopes to offer a memorable experience for costumers and allows families looking for a traditional Italian ...

An uncensored review of Bethesda’s Naked Pizza

An uncensored review of Bethesda’s Naked Pizza

By By: Natalia Derechin, Features Production Editor

November 22, 2011


Filed under Arts, Restaurants

Pizza is an Italian-American treat with wonderful flavors that hit as hard as the guilt, making taste buds all over the world rejoice as many arteries complain. The common misconception about pizza seems to be that it can never be healthy; however, thanks to Naked Pizza, cholesterol will no longer rise...

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