Fresh Cookies Complement Artisan Ice Cream at The Baked Bear

It's a four-step process to create a customized ice cream sandwich at newly opened The Baked Bear. First, you pick the most important components, your freshly baked cookies. Then, you choose an artisan ice cream to squish in between the cookies. Next, select the toppings you'd like to encrust the gooey edges of your sandwich, and, finally, decide if you'd…

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Meet Friends for a Game at the Bethesda Naval Bowling Center

You might not expect to find a bowling alley tucked away inside of a military medical center, but don’t write off Bethesda Naval Bowling Center just because of its unconventional location. Patrons say the bowling alley is small but mighty with a lineup of 16 lanes that are always kept meticulously clean. Come and play a game of bowling with…

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Enjoy Modern German Fare at Tyber Bierhaus

When Tyber Bierhaus was named one of the best beer gardens in the DMV, it was no surprise to beer-lovers in Bethesda. With a rotating selection of German, Belgian, Czech and American craft beers on tap and in bottles, this place allows you to take a world tour of beers, from crispy kolsch to fruity radlers. When the weather is…

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Find Delicious Gluten-Free Foods at Lilit Café

Lilit Café has mastered the art of gluten-free cooking and baking. It can be hard to find beautifully prepared menu items that you can be assured are gluten-free, but Lilit Café has a wide range of specialties to savor. Here, you'll pizza, sandwiches, and desserts, along with delicious appetizers and entrees like crab cakes. Their cupcakes are especially good, and…

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Bowlmor Bethesda Brings an Upscale Vibe to Bowling

Bowlmor Bethesda might not be exactly what you picture when you think of a bowling alley. Long gone are the plastic seats and out of date technology — at Bowlmor Bethesda, you'll feel like you’re at a posh hot spot that happens to feature bowling as part of the fun. Bowlmor has 40 lanes of black light bowling for that…

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Pick Up Something Fresh and Tasty at Modern Market

Modern Market is changing the way we view our food. With a mission to provide artisan fare without all the pomp or price tag, it offers simple counter service with delicious scratch-made food at a price you can afford any day of the week. The newest location is already wowing diners and when you see their food, it’s easy to…

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Create Your Own Salad To Go at Chopt

Salads are the perfect portable, healthy summertime food, and your destination for all things fresh and delicious is Chopt. This fast casual salad spot has enough options to keep your mealtime interesting, with everything from globally inspired flavors to all-American classics, and so much more. Their menu is divided into helpful categories for those who want something light, bold, or…

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Pair Wine Flights With Light Fare at Vino Volo

Regulars at Vino Volo say it offers one of the best combinations for relaxation after a long day at work: quality wine, tapas-style small plates, and great company. If that sounds like your style, consider heading over to join the happy hour crowd at this Bethesda wine bar. You can certainly order wines by the glass, but Yelp reviewers recommend…

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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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