Ways to Enjoy Living in Bethesda

Olazzo

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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Olazzo

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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George's Chophouse

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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Addies

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

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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Moscow Ballet

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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Kris Kringle

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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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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Treat Yourself to a Package of Spa Services at The Red Door Salon & Spa

The Red Door Salon & Spa, located in the Wildwood Shopping Center, promotes the legendary techniques of Elizabeth Arden with an extensive menu of spa and salon services. Treat yourself to a therapeutic body massage, perfect French manicure, or Red Door signature facial at this trusted salon. In addition, they also offer facial cosmetic enhancements, make-up applications, hair styling, and…

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Kidville Offers Fun, Educational Programs and Free Play for the Little Ones

Fun and creativity are the main inspirations behind Kidville, a daycare facility on Bethesda Avenue. This colorful space puts playtime first for children ages zero to six, and it's a great hangout place for families with young children. Kidville provides memberships to unique and versatile classes designed by early childhood development experts. Parents say these programs are well worth it,…

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