Plan a Cozy Italian Meal at Olazzo

Next time you find yourself craving a classic plate of pasta, consider heading over to Olazzo. This family-owned Bethesda eatery has been serving up Italian specialties for more than a decade. Regulars suggest that as soon as you're seated, you should order a plate of fried calamari (served with house-made marinara) to split as an appetizer. As you're noshing, you…

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Special Occasion? Make a Reservation at George’s Chophouse

Dinner at George's Chophouse is a special occasion, thanks to Chef Ashish Alfred's meticulous attention to detail and insistence on using only the finest seasonal ingredients. When you arrive and are seated at your table (regulars recommend that you request one of the white leather banquets lining the edge of the dining room), you'll want to start with a hand-crafted…

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Both Sweet and Savory Brunch Bites Await at Addies

There aren't many places where you can dig into a plate of soy-ginger calamari or green curry mussels for brunch, which is part of what makes Addies a standout in Potomac. Its weekend brunch menu features many of the same top-notch seafood items as its normal lunch and dinner menus, Start with local Chesapeake Bay oysters from the raw bar…

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Pi Pizzeria Poses One Important Question: Thin Crust or Deep Dish?

Mozzarella, goat cheese, red onion, arugula, tomato, and prosciutto collide atop the Central West End, one of the most popular pizzas at Pi Pizzeria. This pizza comes on a thin crust, but Pi also offers deep-dish cornmeal pies inspired by the Chicago pizza—some are even named after neighborhoods in the Windy City. The South Side Classico reigns as another beloved…

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Take in the Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker From December 22-23

Seeing the Nutcracker Ballet is a holiday tradition for many people, but if you haven’t seen the Moscow Ballet’s version, you are in for an exceptional treat. The Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker is in its 25th year of touring in North America, and its success is due in part to the larger-than-life production of this classic. World-class Russian artists…

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Sip Hot Cocoa and Snap Photos with Kris Kringle at Sweets with Santa on December 2nd

Just because Christmas is still weeks away doesn't mean you have to wait to get into the holiday spirit. On December 2nd, St. Bartholomew School starts the celebrations by welcoming parents and kids into Parish Hall for Sweets with Santa. From 10 a.m. to noon, families can enjoy some festive fun or all ages. Everyone is encouraged to come in…

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Celebrate the Holiday Season with Bethesda’s Winter Wonderland

This Saturday, December 2, head over to Veteran's Park for Bethesda's Winter Wonderland! This annual event takes place from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and features a number of holiday events and activities for all ages. Bethesda's Winter Wonderland will offer kids the chance to sit on Santa's lap, as well as live performances all day long. You'll get to…

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Humor Yourself at Bethesda’s Laugh Riot at Positano

Formerly known as "Laugh Riot at the Hyatt", Bethesda's Laugh Riot at Positano is one of the funniest nights in town! This weekly comedy showcase features three local comedians from the DC-MD-VA area for a live comedy show unlike any you've seen before. Whether you're looking for a hilarious first date idea or something fun to do with your fellow…

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Dine Al Fresco in Bethesda!

There are many options in Bethesda to enjoy outdoor dinning! There's nothing better on a summer evening than grabbing a table under the stars and enjoying a great meal. We've listed some of our favorites below, but there are countless choices in Bethesda spanning all types of cuisine. Mon Ami Gabi. This classic French bistro is perfect for a romantic…

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Crush the Workout of the Day at Tough Temple CrossFit

At Tough Temple CrossFit, Workouts of the Day are designed to push you just a bit further in your fitness journey each time you visit. Newbies start by learning the basics of CrossFit, which include squats, jumps, and lifts performed with a careful eye on technique. After mastering these fundamentals, you can really commit to moving forward with your workouts….

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