Small Bites: Silver To Serve Winning Dishes From Chopped Appearance
Plus: Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt opens in Westfield Montgomery mall, Moby Dick to open in Potomac
Silver in Bethesda
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Silver to begin serving winning dish from chef’s Chopped appearance
Silver, the upscale location of the Silver Diner franchise located on Woodmont Avenue, will begin serving the dishes that helped executive chef and co-founder Ype Von Hengst win the competition on Tuesday night’s episode of the Food Network’s Chopped. The restaurant will serve the ice cream and fig fritters starting on Tuesday through Sunday, March 12.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt opens in Montgomery Mall
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt kiosk opened Sunday at Westfield Montgomery mall on the first level next to Build-a-Bear Workshop and Forever 21. The yogurt stand will host a grand opening this weekend, with free yogurt and T-shirt giveaways from 12 to 2 p.m. Saturday, and face paints and free plush dolls given away from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, according to owner Bob Jacobs.
Moby Dick to open in March in Potomac Village
Fast-casual kabob franchise Moby Dick will open a new location in Potomac Village in mid-March, according to The Store Reporter blog. The restaurant, the 21st location for the Washington, D.C., area chain, is nearing the end of its construction on Falls Road.
Cesco Osteria announces Italy-focused salon series
Bethesda’s Cesco Osteria restaurant is hosting a salon-style series that will combine food and conversation beginning Feb. 26. The 5 to 7 p.m. event, “The Fine Art of Commissions: From Michelangelo to the Present,” will be led by artist Bradley Stevens, who will discuss the historical role of patronage in the lives and works of artists. The series is part of a year-long celebration marking Cesco’s 20th year in Bethesda, according to Elaine Sheetz, director of events for the restaurant. The salons will take place weekly on Sundays and focus on the cuisine and culture of Italy.
Winter cask event at Denizens Brewing Co.
Partnering with other Maryland breweries, Denizens Brewing Co. in Silver Spring has announced a winter event it will host Feb. 25. The Winter Cask Classic will feature outdoor games such as street hockey and corn hole as well as refreshments from cask beers in the beer garden. Guests can also make s’mores over the tavern’s fire pits and, weather permitting, participate in a snowman building contest, according to the Denizens Facebook page. After outdoor activities, other Maryland brews will be available in the taproom.