Find Perfectly Parisian Cuisine at Mon Abi Gabi

Anyone who loves authentic French bistros will fall for Mon Abi Gabi, a restaurant established in Bethesda in 2002. Here, brunch items are perfectly stacked together to create a tantalizing menu of options. Start off with baked goat cheese atop warmed herb garlic bread with tomato sauce. Want something a little more European? Settle on the wild escargots de bourgogne…

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Start Your Own Yoga Practice at Sweetbay Yoga

Sweetbay Yoga in Bethesda is a friendly and supportive yoga and wellness studio specializing in Iyengar Yoga, which is a form of Hatha yoga characterized by detail, precision, and alignment. The facility offers a large number of classes for all skills levels, from beginners to more advanced yogis. BeYummy, which stands for Youth United through Mindfulness, Meditation, and Yoga, is…

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Sweetbay Yoga Welcomes Yogis of All Skill Levels

Whether you're a newbie or an experienced yogi, you'll immediately feel welcome at Sweetbay Yoga. The Bethesda studio promises classes for all skill levels in the ancient tradition of Iyengar. This precise practice requires proper alignment and focused breath in order to achieve relief from stress, ease aches and pains, and build stronger muscles. Newer students should start at a…

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Enjoy Authentic Cuisine at Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant

Lucy Ethiopian Restaurant just opened a month ago, but its modernized Ethiopian dishes have already earned many fans. Even the apps showcase the chef's unique flair. Try the kitfo sandwich, for example, a crispy baguette stuffed with carefully seasoned prime lean beef and purified Ethiopian butter. Or dig into a crispy, lentil-filled sambusa with green chili and herbs. After you…

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Get a New Look at Bella Bethesda Salon

Bella Bethesda Salon has been a distinguished full-service hair salon for nearly a decade. They’ve quickly grown to servicing countless clients in the Washington, D.C. metro area every day. Their designers have met the highest education standards and serve each guest with a mastery in custom hair services all while providing an overall exemplary guest experience. Bella Bethesda Salon has…

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R Family Kitchen and Bar Redefines Comfort Food

The Roche family named R Family Kitchen and Bar after their own clan, and not just because they're running the show. The recently opened eatery showcases the foods the family ate growing up. From traditional Midwestern comfort food to European and Latin creations, the roster of dishes has something for everyone. Share a few "tapitas" (small snacks) with friends, like…

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Find Live Music and Great Cocktails at Villain & Saint

Located in downtown Bethesda, Villain & Saint is a gastropub and live music venue with a spotlight on American fare and local rock and jazz bands from the DC area. The kitchen serves up classic bar food, such as Fully Loaded Nachos, House Smoked Wings, and Black Angus Burgers paired with a selection of premium whiskies and bourbons, American beers,…

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Transport Yourself to France With a Meal at Mon Ami Gabi

Mon Ami Gabi is a classic French bistro, and one taste of its exquisite food will transport you to a charming eatery in the heart of France. Enjoy traditional French cuisine like steak frites, escargot, and beef bourguignon prepared using tried-and-true ingredients and methods. The onion soup gratin with bubbling Gruyere cheese is an absolute must, as are the buttery…

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Find Stylish Jewelry and Accessories at Lou Lou

No outfit is complete without the accessories, so make time for a visit to Lou Lou. This Bethesda boutique specializes in those extra touches that can quickly take your outfit from ho-hum to seriously stylish. Choose a snakeskin clutch to finish off that all-back ensemble you plan to wear this weekend, or go for a set of dangling crystal earrings…

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Say Hello to Stingrays and Turtles at Glen Echo Park Aquarium

Eels, stingrays, and catfish are just a few of the sea critters living at the Glen Echo Park Aquarium. Come here any time of the year to experience the creatures that live just beyond the beach in the Chesapeake Bay. The Touch Tank is a great place to start, especially if you have little ones. They can actually stroke a…

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