Annual Taste of Bethesda Will Showcase Local Restaurants
Food and entertainment festival will be Saturday in Woodmont Triangle
The annual Taste of Bethesda festival will be held on Saturday.
BETHESDA URBAN PARTNERSHIP
Dozens of restaurants and other shops will take to the streets this week to offer samples of their food.
The annual Taste of Bethesda festival will be held at Woodmont Triangle on Saturday. Food will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The weather is expected to be gorgeous with a sunny high near 83 degrees Saturday, according to the National Weather Service.
The event will include several musical performances on five stages. There also will be a kids’ corner for face painting and for arts and crafts, according to the Bethesda Urban Partnership, which is organizing the event.
Taste of Bethesda will be held along Norfolk, St. Elmo, Cordell, Del Ray and Auburn avenues in Woodmont Triangle.
Admission is free. Each bundle of four tickets for tastes of food will cost $5. Servings will require anywhere from one to four tickets. Tickets will be sold until 3:30 p.m.
The schedule of musical acts is:
- 11 a.m. – Carpathia Folk Dance Ensemble
- Noon – Soul in Motion
- 1 p.m. – The Wild Zappers and National Deaf Dance Theater
- 2 p.m. – Nomad Dancers
- 3 p.m. – Culkin School of Traditional Irish Dance
- 11:15 a.m. – Lloyd Dopler Effect
- 1:45 p.m. – Signature Live
- 11 a.m. – Patrick Alban Band
- 1:30 p.m. – Chopteeth
St. Elmo Stage
- 11:15 a.m. – Lea Morris, 2017 Bernard/Ebb Songwriting Awards winner
- 1:15 p.m. – Band of Us
- 11 a.m. – Hayley Fahey Band
- 1:30 p.m. – Albino Rhino
The participating restaurants and shops include:
Bethesda Curry Kitchen
BGR The Burger Joint
Brickside Food & Drink
Caddies on Cordell
Chef Tony’s Seafood
Duck Duck Goose
Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle
Gusto Farm to Street
Le Pain Quotidien
Louisiana Kitchen & Bayou Bar
MoMo Chilcken + Grill
Morton’s, The Steakhouse
Mussel Bar & Grille
Original Pancake House
Passage to India
Peet’s Coffee & Tea
Penang Malaysian Cuisine
Quartermine Coffee Roasters
Redwood Restaurant and Bar
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Tout de Sweet Pastry Shop
Tropical Smoothie Café.