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Good fish restaurants in Rockville/Gaithersburg area?

I just looked at their menu online and I'm all aswoon! Thanks for the suggestion, we'll have to try it.

Good fish restaurants in Rockville/Gaithersburg area?

Looking for a good restaurant that has fresh fish. We already go to Black Market, Mykonos, and Mosaic, but would like to try something different. Any suggestions?

Fast eats near National Theater?

Thanks, all, for the suggestions. I didn't know we'd have so many possibilities. We'll probably go for one of the closest options.

Fast eats near National Theater?

This is very last-minute. Just found out I'm going to the National tomorrow (Thursday the 23) and we'll have almost no time to eat first. Someone suggested Chop't, but when I found it on a map it looked like it was several blocks from the National. We have two people with foot problems, so we're trying to avoid a hike.

Is this just nuts? Should we just bring PB&J sandwiches and eat them on a bench?

Nice quiet restaurant in Moco?

Hadn't heard of Sub'urban. Sounds interesting.

Nice quiet restaurant in Moco?

We ended up at our old standby, Clyde's Tower Oaks (it's not easy to get six people to agree on where to go!). And I must say it exceeded our expectations. Our reservation was for 5:30, so as you mentioned, going early resulted in a much quieter experience. We were able to comfortably converse, and the food and service were very good. I think the food has actually improved since our last visit.

They had me at pot roast. It's one of my favorite dishes, and their version (it's their monthly special) was yummy, especially with the interesting veggies.

We were in the bear room, which I think is usually quieter than some of the other areas, but of course going there at 5:30 was the charm.

I do plan to try some of the other restaurants (suggested in this thread) soon.

Nice quiet restaurant in Moco?

Thanks for all the suggestions, including the comments about which places to avoid. We have some good options now.

Nice quiet restaurant in Moco?

Group of 6 looking for a place for a leisurely birthday dinner. We usually go to Clyde's Tower Oaks, so that's the type of place/food we like. But we'd like to find someplace quieter. Once we tried Matchbox, but it was way too noisy to have conversations.

We'd like to find something in the Rockville/Kensington/Silver Spring area, if possible. We were thinking about Founding Fathers or Mykonos, but I've heard that FF is noisy. Would love some other suggestions.

The place needs to be wheelchair accessible.

Good Thai in Montgomery County, Laurel or Columbia?

Thanks for the suggestions. I just found out there's a Thai place in Germantown -- Sabai Sabai. Anyone been there?

Good Thai in Montgomery County, Laurel or Columbia?

Last time I was there, which was quite a while ago, the chairs were hard as rocks. At the time the food was very good, but I've heard that the food has changed.

Good Thai in Montgomery County, Laurel or Columbia?

Looking for a good but not too expensive place where a group of four can have a weekday leisurely late lunch or early dinner without feeling rushed. We're coming from various directions so anything from Wheaton to Columbia will work. Would also consider Chinese -- I like New Kam Fong but welcome any other suggestions. The Birthday Girl would really prefer Thai, though. Went to Benjarong two years ago and it was really good, but I'm hearing that it's not the same now. I like Ruan Thai, but I think the chairs are a bit uncomfortable for a lengthy stay.

TIA for any recommendations.

Whole Foods wines in Maryland?

I'm in Silver Spring. Where's the nearest Whole Foods that sells wine? Do I have to go to DC or Virginia?

HELP!?! New to Silver Spring/Aspen Hill/Rockville/Wheaton with nothing to eat!

What's good at Noodle King? I've driven past it and wondered about it. How does it measure up to the Chinese places in Wheaton (New Kam Fong, etc.). I just looked at NK's on-line menu and the Stuffed Shrimp in Tofu, Eggplant & Mushroom w. Black Bean Sauce sounded intriguing.

Lunch at or near Omni Shoreham?

Thanks again for all of the suggestions. There were a lot of good options (the hotel was closer to the metro and restaurants than I thought), but as it turned out, my friend didn't want to leave the hotel -- or her room, for that matter. We ended up ordering room service. The food was better than I expected, but of course it was pricey. It think it was $13 for a grilled cheese sandwich.

Lunch at or near Omni Shoreham?

Thanks for all of the responses. I really don't want to go to a place that's likely to be crowded and have a long wait. I'm meeting a friend I haven't seen in over 30 years, so we need someplace where we can linger, and that's not too noisy, so we can chat.

I did search several other threads, but the restaurants discussed were either too far away, too fancy, and/or too expensive. I'm currently unemployed, so I can't go crazy with the moolah.

I was hoping there'd be some simple sandwich joint near the Omni, but maybe it's too upscale an area to have places like that. I fear I may be out of luck. I'm not even finding a Panera, Cosi, or Au Bon Pain in the area.

I wonder if there's a bar nearby that would work ... a quiet one that has a sandwich menu ...

Lunch at or near Omni Shoreham?

I'll be meeting a friend at the Omni on a Saturday afternoon. We're looking for a lunch place that's a very short walking distance (within a couple of blocks) of the Omni, or possibly within the Omni itself (if they have such a place). The walking distance issue is not negotiable (no driving, no Metro, no taxis, no long hikes).

And it needs to be a place that has non-spicy options. Things like grilled cheese sandwiches would be good. Soups would be a plus. We just need a place where we can comfortably sit and chat while we eat.

Any suggestions?

What's good at Matchbox?

Thanks to everyone for the suggestions. We had the sliders and a veggie pizza. Both were very good, but I was practically swooning in ecstasy over the sliders and the accompanying enormous mound of onion strings.

We had the doughnuts for dessert, and polished them off. They reminded me of the loukoumades I loved on my trips to Greece (but so far haven't found locally except for once at a Greek church festival), with the espresso sauce standing in for the Greek honey.

I'd order those sliders again any time. They were cooked exactly as ordered (medium rare) and were the best sliders I've ever had.

Sometime I do want to try the crabcake or the crab-crusted rockfish -- that sounded intriguing. I should have asked how they managed to crab-encrust a rockfish ...

What's good at Matchbox?

Planning a visit to Matchbox in Rockville. What's particularly good there? Can't eat spicy food, but I'm game for anything else.

Good Thai in Rockville?

Good point. Assuming that Benjarong serves wine, that's probably where we'll go.

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Benjarong Restaurant
885 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Good Thai in Rockville?

Thanks to all for the suggestions. It'll probably be either Amina Thai or Benjarong.

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Benjarong Restaurant
885 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD 20852

Amina Thai Restaurant
5065 Nicholson Ln, Rockville, MD 20852

Good Thai in Rockville?

Looking for a good Thai place in Rockville where two people can have a long leisurely dinner without feeling rushed.. Doesn't need to be real exotic -- I usually stick with Pad Thai or Pad See Ew. (Can't eat spicy food.)

Restaurants near Bethesda Doubletree?

Thanks for all the responses. Turned out that the vegetarian had already been instructed to go to Shangri-La by her son. It was a good choice, although the food was a little spicy for me.

Restaurants near Bethesda Doubletree?

Thanks for your response. I'm not a salad eater (I prefer less healthy options), so that's out. Falafel truck is too casual.

I've been to Jaleo, but as my husband had warned me before we went there (he'd been there before), we spent a lot of money but were still hungry when we left.

Vietnamese would be good. Trying to find out which restaurant it is.

Restaurants near Bethesda Doubletree?

Looking for restaurant suggestions in Bethesda, preferably walking distance from the Doubletree hotel (8120 Wisconsin).

Something casual and not too expensive. Ethnic is good. One of the diners is a vegetarian, so I was thinking Asian might be a good option. Only other prohibition is that one of us can't handle hot spicy food.

Suggestions?

Thanks.

Brunch in Rockville

A third vote for Clyde's. Had brunch there today (Eggs Chesapeake, yum!).

You can go to clydes.com, select Tower Oaks, and check out their brunch and lunch menus to get an idea of their offerings and prices.

You'd probably want to make reservations -- the joint is always jumpin'.

What to order at New Kam Fong?

I'm planning my second visit to New Kam Fong, and am looking for suggestions as to what to order.

I can't eat spicy, fatty, or oily foods. I eat beef, pork, chicken and seafood (except for squid, mussels, and the like). I especially love shrimp.

On my first visit, I ordered the wonton soup -- the wontons were FABULOUS but the soup was very oily. Didn't finish it but it still made me sick.

I ordered a noodle dish (I love noodles), but it was kind of ordinary. Skinny noodles with small bits of pork and vegetables.

So, given my food taboos, what should I order next time?

Cheap, quiet ethnic restaurants in Montgomery County?

Thanks to all for the suggestions. I was at Matamoros last night and popped into New Kam Fong to pick up a menu. We're going to try it on our next outing.

Los Chorros -- I think I went there many years ago. Is it down a flight of steps? Or am I thinking of someplace else? They had really good tamales.

Cheap, quiet ethnic restaurants in Montgomery County?

Looking for Asian, Middle Eastern or Latino restaurants in Gaithersburg, Rockville, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Wheaton ...

Would like to find places with a relatively low noise level, and where we can have a leisurely weeknight dinner without feeling rushed. Don't need a full bar, but do need wine.

We already know about Ruan Thai, Nava Thai and Kabob n Kahari.

TIA.

Breakfast in Silver Spring?

I like Nick's -- it was the first place I thought of -- but I haven't been there in a long time and can't remember if they have tables big enough for five people ... do they?

Breakfast in Silver Spring?

Parkway Deli! Of course! Why didn't I think of that? We'll probably go there. It shouldn't be too crowded on a weekday morning.

The others on the list are good possibilities, too. But I didn't know the General Store did breakfast ...