Monday, February 4, 2013
Bethesda Magazine has published the results of its annual reader poll of the best businesses, services, schools and professionals in Bethesda, Potomac and surrounding towns.
Bethesda Magazine asked its readers their choices for the "Best of Bethesda," and the results are in. Yearly, the magazine publishes the results of its much-anticipated reader poll. Categories range from best restaurants, doctors and services to prettiest dessert, best lobster roll and best public school to get into Harvard. The list also includes several editors' picks, including best prom proposal, best local hero and most unusual pet specialties. The ratings take into account businesses and professionals from around Montgomery County and upper northwest Washington, DC. Here's a sampling of some of the results: Read the full report at Bethesda Magazine. What do you think of this year's results for "Best of Bethesda?" Tell us in the …
Monday, January 7, 2013
Foodie news from around Montgomery County and adjacent neighborhoods in Washington, DC.
Get caught up with the food scene in Montgomery County and Washington, DC, neighborhoods with "1 Meat, 3 Sides." This week, the closure of a popular Bethesda steakhouse takes center plate: One Meat: Unsuccessful rental negotiations caused Divino Lounge—an Argentinian steakhouse in Bethesda—to close its doors for good, Bethesda Patch reported. After 10 years, the popular restaurant has vacated its Wisconsin Avenue location, and a "for rent" sign hangs above the space. Divino's owners had this to say about the closure on the restaurant's website. The restaurant's message ended on a hopeful note: Finally, for those who have enjoyed our food, I say goodbye with this message: WE WILL SEE YOU SOON!! Read more on Bethesda Patch. Three Sides: …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Items will include restaurant favorites such as Southern Pan-Fried Chicken and Waffles, Devil-ish Eggs, Skillet Cornbread and Farmer Ellen’s Carrot Cake.
Come fall, area foodies will have a new cookbook to display on their shelves: Founding Farmers will release a restaurant cook book due out in October. Located in Park Potomac, MD, and Washington, DC, Founding Farmers offers a seasonal, locally-sourced menu of comfort food. According to a Founding Farmers announcement on Patch: The Founding Farmers Cookbook will provide the home cook with recipes for one hundred of its most popular and beloved dishes, including appetizers, main courses, salads, sandwiches, condiments and sauces, pasta, sides, brunch items, and desserts. Included will be such signature favorites as Southern Pan-Fried Chicken and Waffles, Devil-ish Eggs, Skillet Cornbread, and Farmer Ellen’s Carrot Cake among others from an …
Thursday, May 17, 2012
Radio hosts David and Nycci Nellis will broadcast live from Found Farmers in Potomac Sunday with brunch and a variety talk show for restaurant guests.
"Foodie & The Beast," a D.C.-area radio show for food lovers, will visit Potomac's Founding Farmers for a special live show broadcast on Sunday. The food and wine variety show hosted by David and Nycci Nellis airs on Federal News Radio 1500AM, featuring special guests, cooking ideas and tips for the best food and drink venues around town. Sunday's show will feature discussions with Founding Farmers' Corporate Executive Chef Joe Goetze about the restaurant's farm-fresh philosophy and community engagement projects. Other live appearances include Food & Wine Magazine Top 12 Best New Pastry Chef Chris Ford; Bibiana Chef Nicholas Stefanelli; Pam the Butcher and more. The event had 25 tickets left for sale as of Wednesday morning. Tickets are $…
Tuesday, January 17, 2012
The Potomac restaurant is named as one of the Top 10 healthy restaurants in the nation.
Known for its seasonal flavors and commitment to local farmers, Founding Farmers has been a popular Potomac restaurant since they opened earlier this month. Gourmet listed the DC-based eatery as one of the healthiest restaurants in the nation, stacking it up against restaurants in California, New York, Texas, Utah and more. According to blogger Jessica, of Jess Runs, who wrote about the restaurant on Gourmet: Founding Farmers is one of my favorite restaurants because they offer a delicious variety of seasonal foods and are committed to getting their ingredients from local farmers whenever possible. The restaurant serves a popcorn of the day, with such flavors as spicy buffalo, savory rosemary, and sweet cinnamon sugar. You’ll also find …
Tuesday, December 13, 2011
Founding Farmers restaurant opened its Potomac doors in November to mixed online reviews. How do you rate your experience there?
Founding Farmers has been open for more than a month in its Park Potomac location and Patch wants to know what you think of it? Founding Farmers is located at the intersection of Seven Locks and Montrose Roads. The restaurant is commited to using local food sources and seasonal products. It seats more than 200 people inside with additional seating for 80 outside. The restaurant services breakfast, lunch and dinner and weekend brunch. It also hosts an "Afternoon Social" featuring tea sandwhiches, scones, tea and cocktails. The online restaurant review site Yelp gave the restaurant three out of five stars. Fifty-one people wrote reviews of their experience on the site. There was a mixed consensus on the service at the new site. Take our poll…
Monday, October 31, 2011
Patch sat down with Chef Joe Goetze of Founding Farmers to get the low down on the Potomac restaurant, his cooking style and why Potomac residents should care.
Comfort foods that “stick” are what it’s all about for Chef Joe Goetze of Founding Farmers. Patch sat down with Chef Joe before opening day to ask what Potomac foodies should expect from the location and his vision. Potomac's Founding Farmers location will open Thursday for normal hours. The restaurant is accepting reservations now and is located at 12505 Park Potomac Avenue, Potomac.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Checkout our sneak preview of the menu.
The Founding Farmers Potomac location is set to open Nov. 3, five days before the originally scheduled date. The opening process of applying for licenses, hiring and training employees and other last minute preparations went faster than originally planned, according to Jennifer Motruk Loy, a marketing coordinator for the restaurant. The restaurant had planned to open Nov. 8. The restaurant will open at 7:30 a.m. for breakfast and will run on normal hours the rest of the day, Loy said. Check out our photos for a sneak preview of the Founding Farmers menu, and be sure to come back next week for our sit-down interview with Founding Farmers' Chef Joe!
Sunday, October 16, 2011
A look at the top news from Oct. 10 through Oct 16.
As we end one week and start another, it’s time for Patch’s week in review. Beginning the week, on Monday we posted an update regarding the new Purple line that got a lot of people talking. The Federal Transit Administration has given the Purple Line project approval to enter the preliminary engineering phase, which clears the way for construction on the light rail to begin as early as 2015. Nearly 500 Patch users responded to our poll about if the plans should proceed or not, and 79 percent answered “no, not under any circumstances.” Have you voted? We want to know what you think! People still have the bag tax on their minds. On Tuesday, we posted a reader round up with observations of what our Patch users have to say about the bag tax, …
Friday, August 12, 2011
The newest Founding Farmers plans to open its doors at Park Potomac during the last week of October.
Dining out today is about more than enjoying good food and company in a pleasant atmosphere. More and more often, the dining experience incorporates organic foods and seasonal products from regional producers with the goal to bring the freshest ingredients to the plate with as little delay as possible. Founding Farmers restaurants are dedicated to that mission, using local sources whenever possible and feasible. The newest Founding Farmers restaurant is Potomac’s Founding Farmers. Originally slated to open mid-September, the opening is now anticipated for sometime during the last week of October. Setting an opening day is, “never an exact science,” said Jennifer Motruk Loy, director of marketing and public relations for Founding Farmers…