Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The 1940s-themed restaurant opened this past week, according to its Facebook page.
The much-anticipated opening of Benny's Bar and Grill in the Cabin John Shopping Center is here. The retro-themed restaurant announced on its Facebook page that it would be fully operational starting May 20. On May 17, the restaurant was open for dinner between 6 and 8 p.m. A discount of 25 percent was in effect that evening, as it was a staff training night. The restaurant was open for lunch only on Saturday and was closed on Sunday, according to the restaurant's Facebook page. Going forward, the restaurant (at 7747 Tuckerman Ln., Potomac) will be open for lunch and dinner daily, with breakfast and a carry-out operation coming soon, the Facebook page added. The eatery originally was intended to open closer to the New Year, but permitting…
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The fast-casual, 30 seat restaurant will take over the former Lucky Garden space, The Washington Post reported.
The former Lucky Garden space in Cabin John is set to be re-incarnated as Fish Taco, a new restaurant planned by the principals of Bethesda's Food, Wine & Co., The Washington Post reported. The 30-seat, fast casual restaurant at 7945 MacArthur Blvd. will serve salads, burritos, rice bowls, and, of course, fish tacos. Food, Wine and Co. executive chef Michael Harr told The Post the business partners considered opening a burger restaurant in the space, but went with the Fish Taco concept to cater to the area's healthy eaters. Read the full story at The Washington Post.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
After an extensive re-model, Potomac's California Tortilla is boasting a modernized interior.
Nothing says love like burritos. And just in time for Valentine's Day, the California Tortilla in the Cabin John Shopping Center is re-opening with a brand-new look. The Potomac location has undergone an extensive re-model to upgrade the shop's interior. The "Cal-Mex" eatery now boasts a new color palette to match the cool green tones of CalTort's new logo. The re-design comes on the heels of the move and re-model of downtown Bethesda' California Tortilla, which re-opened with the updated look on Cordell Avenue last fall. The chain is in the process of a re-branding effort, and the new look is planned for all of the chain's locations, owner Pam Felix told Patch last year. The Cabin John location has been outfitted with new seating and new …
Friday, December 7, 2012
“Deli is dying, supposedly, but we want to prove to the world and the Washington area that deli is alive and we’re looking forward to opening,” Marc Attman said.
The people asked, and the Attman family answered – a second location of Baltimore’s famed Attman’s Deli will open in May at the Cabin John Shopping Center in Potomac. According to Marc Attman, the Montgomery County location has been years in the making, after numerous Potomac locals made the hour-long trek to Baltimore for a Pastrami sandwich and to hint that a closer location would be welcomed with open arms. “People have asked us for years to come to Potomac,” he said. “They come into Baltimore for the deli, for catering, and always wish we would come out there. They asked; we came. We really are excited and we know that the community is very, very excited too.” To recieve updates about the local restaurant scene, sign up for the …
Check out what's on tap this year at the Bethesda Row Hanukkah Spectacular and the Cabin John Shopping Center menorah lighting.
Balloon menorahs, live music, hot latkes and celebrities will lead the 5th annual Bethesda Row Hanukkah show this year. Katie Balloons, balloon artist and star of the TLC series The Unpoppables, will join Rabbi Sender Geisinsky of the Chabad of Bethesda-Chevy Chase to host "Chanukah Balloonarama" at 5:30 p.m. Sunday on Bethesda Lane. The event is free and open to the public and includes a balloon show with souvenirs for children, live music, hot latkes, chocolate coins and more, according to a press release. Meanwhile, the Cabin John Shopping Center in Potomac will host a community Hanukkah menorah lighting celebration titled "Light the Night," from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Sunday. The event will feature Eric Energy's Haunukah Science …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Attman's Deli could open as early as May in the Cabin John Shopping Center.
The reputedly “World Famous” Attman’s Deli in Baltimore will soon open a second home in Potomac. The Twitter-verse has been swirling with rumors that a new location of the popular Baltimore eatery will be opening soon in Potomac’s Cabin John Shopping Center. Attman’s own Twitter and Facebook accounts have confirmed the location, opening in May near the Giant Food store in the shopping center. The Cabin John Shopping Center website has the store listed as "coming soon." The deli has been a fixture of Baltimore's famous Corned Beef Row for 97 years, serving traditional New York deli fare like pastrami and corned beef sandwiches, latkes, bagels and more. Tell us what you think of the move. Will the deli do well in the Potomac location?
Monday, October 1, 2012
The new Cabin John Shopping Center restaurant replaces the popular Jade Billows.
The anticipated new Chinese restaurant in Potomac's Cabin John Shopping Center opened Monday for lunch and dinner. The China Jade Bistro opening was pushed back last week to finish printing menus, according to owner Candy Yan. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sundays through Thursdays, and will stay open until 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Potomac residents and shopping center customers have been curious about the opening, often peeking through the doors as workers walk in and out. Management says those customers can expect a menu similar to Jade Billow’s but with a contemporary flare. “We want to do a modern Asian kitchen – some new, contemporary dishes,” said store manager Co Dang. “The menu will be similar, but …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
The new Cabin John Shopping Center restaurant replaces the popular Jade Billows.
Updated: China Jade Bistro will not open Thursday as originally announced. Earlier today Patch reported that China Jade Bistro, the restaurant now occupying the location of the former Jade Billows restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center, would open Thursday, according to business owners. Co-owner Candy Yan now says the business opening will be pushed to next week, as early as Monday. Menus are not yet finished, she said. Once open, operating hours are 11 a.m. to 10 p.m., Sundays through Thursday. The restaurant will stay open until 10:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Potomac residents and shopping center customers have been curious about the opening, often peeking through the doors as workers walk in and out. Management says those …
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Have you made it to the newly opened restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center?
Getting a seat at Potomac’s Grilled Oyster Company is no mean feat, according to reviews. The Grilled Oyster Company, located in the Cabin John Shopping Center, opened Sept. 5, serving dishes from grilled oyster – of course – to Old Bay fries and a Chesapeake cioppino. The Table Talk blog on Bethesda Magazine reports that without reservations, a weekend diner could wait upwards of an hour for a table, but the wait is worth it. “It’s shaping up to be a very nice restaurant, with reasonable prices, a pleasant ambiance and dishes made with high-quality seafood,” Table Talk blogger Carole Sugarman wrote. According to Sugarman, top dishes include the Chesapeake Bay oysters, a grilled oyster combo, and the Maryland crab cake. “Best main course …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Will this restaurant be your new lunch spot?
Potomac’s latest restaurant is on track to open its doors within the next two weeks. China Jade Bistro, now occupying the location of the former Jade Billows restaurant in the Cabin John Shopping Center, should finish construction, print menus and complete inspection by the end of the week, according to restaurant manager Co Dang. Potomac residents and shopping center customers have been curious about the opening, often peeking through the doors as workers walk in and out. Dang says those customers can expect a menu similar to Jade Bistro’s but with a contemporary flare. “We want to do a modern Asian kitchen – some new, contemporary dishes,” Dang said. “The menu will be similar, but we’ll have around 10 new entrees.” Check out these …