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The 5 most popular restaurants in Shepherdstown, WV

Shepherdstown, West Virginia is a small historic and artistic university town in West Virginia’s Eastern Panhandle. An hour outside Washington D.C. and only fifteen minutes from Martinsburg, WV, Shepherdstown provides a respite to those exploring nearby Civil War sites, including the Antietam Battlefield and Harpers Ferry. The surrounding area also hosts the Appalachian Trail, a casino, an adventure park, breweries and wineries, and the Potomac River, which allows whitewater rafting, boating, and other aquatic recreations.
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Qdoba Starts Construction on Gaithersburg Location

Construction has started at the upcoming Qdoba location in the newly rebranded Rock Grtove Center on the corner of 355 and Shady Grove Road. The fast-casual chain will be opening its newest location at 16260 Frederick Road in the location that was formerly home to Jerry’s Subs and Pizza. The...
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New Afghan kabob restaurant opens in Ashburn Farm

VA Kabob House, a new quick service restaurant specializing in Afghan and Middle Eastern foods, is opening today — Saturday, September 18 — in Ashburn. It’s taken a spot in the Ashburn Farm Market Center. That’s the Giant-anchored center at the corner of Claiborne Parkway and Ashburn Farm Parkway. This...
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Frederick News-Post

Fair food returns with gusto in Frederick

Funnel cake. Corn dogs. Italian sausage. Roast beef sandwiches. Pulled pork. Crab cakes. These are just a few of the crowd favorites at the Great Frederick Fair, which in addition to showcasing animals, products, rides, and live music, is routinely host to food vendors new and old alike. Those vendors...

Inside the four-year family legal saga that shuttered Bethesda’s Positano restaurant

For the better part of 44 years, Positano Ristorante Italiano has hosted birthdays, special occasions and comedy nights in dining rooms imbued with Mediterranean charm. But the Traettino clan that served salads, seafood and veal specialties since the Carter administration has been riven by a legal dispute after the death of patriarch Luigi Traettino in 2016.

Little Beast pizza, Red Velvet cupcakes arrive in Reston

A new restaurant serving some interesting styles of pizza opens this afternoon — Saturday, September 18 — in the Reston Town Center West development, just off the 267 tollway. It’s called Little Beast and it specializes in Detroit-style pizza and what they call Grandma pizzas. The new restaurant also has...

Red Velvet Bakery opening Saturday, first 200 people get free cupcake

Despite a few days’ delay, Red Velvet Bakery and Little Beast Bistro are now set to open at Reston Town Center West on Saturday (September 18). Initially planning to open earlier this week, owner Aaron Gordon tells Reston Now they “weren’t quite ready” but doors will open at Red Velvet at 10 a.m. on Saturday.

Quickway Japanese Hibachi opens its doors in Sterling

Quickway Japanese Hibachi, a fast-casual restaurant serving Asian dishes, has opened its doors in Sterling. It’s the first Loudoun County location for the regional brand. Your first impression when you open the door might be how large the space is. The 2,500 s.f. space — with a large dining room — seems cavernous compared to many quick service restaurants. The ordering and pick-up counter is at the back of the dining room.

Second annual Maryland Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend

NOTTINGHAM, MD—It’s back! Maryland Restaurant Week has returned for its second year. The event will run for ten days, from September 17th through September 26th. All participating restaurants will be offering a Maryland Restaurant Week-specific special, dish, or discount. Many northeastern Baltimore County restaurants are participating, including By the Docks, Conrad’s, Glory Days Grill, Applebee’s, and more. Find a full … Continue reading "Second annual Maryland Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend" The post Second annual Maryland Restaurant Week kicks off this weekend appeared first on Nottingham MD.

Ford’s Fish Shack will not close Ashburn location

The original Ford’s Fish Shack location in Ashburn will not close as the company had previously announced. Today, founder and owner Tony Stafford told The Burn that they have reached an agreement with the landlord and signed an extension of the restaurant’s lease. Ford’s in Ashburn originally opened in 2010....

Maryland Restaurant Week aims to help businesses get back on track amid pandemic

COLUMBIA, Md. — For the next 10 days, restaurants in all of Maryland's counties and Baltimore City will come together to celebrate and support the restaurant industry. Maryland Restaurant Week returns Friday for its second year, and while many restaurants still aren't out of the woods from the COVID-19 pandemic, every bit helps to get back on track.
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SOUL Street: A Taste of SOUL

SOUL Street & Dublin Roasters Coffee have partnered to bring a mini food truck pop-up event, displaying black-owned Frederick/DMV area food and drink vendors, and Dublin's SOUL Street coffee. Dublin Roasters has created the best coffee ever to support SOUL Street's mission. Come check them out and try many of...

BBQ, Beer, and More Brewing in Manassas

Opened in August 2021, Hog Shack Bar-B-Q is the City’s newest arrival on the food scene – bringing daily house-smoked barbecue to Manassas’ southside. Owner and “Head Hog” Scott Webster and his team are serving up classic and reimagined barbecue classics like burnt ends, brisket, pulled pork sandwiches, and a wide array of sides.

You Gotta Eat Maryland: Verde

Ed Bosco is the owner of Verde. His son, Evan, told us more about the restaurant. "We came here from Chicago. We have a typically different style of pizza than you would find in Chicago, although you'll find Neapolitan pizza there," Evan Bosco said. "The production of them is done by hand, the ingredients are all made in-house -- the dough, the cheeses, all the sauces."

Inside Philosophy: Maryland’s First Black-Owned Winery

Philosophy is Maryland’s first Black-owned winery and one of just two in the entire mid-Atlantic region. The brand was started by friends, Kimberly Johnson, a vintner, and Denise Matthews, a sommelier. Not only is it the first Black-owned winery in Maryland, but it’s also the first fully female-owned winery in...