appetizer plate with aushack, mantoo and somosas.

Zamarod- Fine Afghan fare in Great Falls

Located in the beautiful hills of Great Falls, Virginia, this family owned restaurant called Zamarod features the elegant and flavorful cuisine of Afghanistan. While interviewing owner and chef Dor NIaz, I was surprised to learn that farmers in Afghanistan grow a wide variety of fruits and vegetables. Some of their best crops include tomato, pumpkin,…

My favorite dish at Met Bethesda in Westfield Montgomery Mall

Westfield Montgomery Mall’s Fabulous New Met Bethesda Restaurant

There’s no real town center in North Bethesda. So Westfield Montgomery Mall has attempted to fill that void, and it seems to be working. Hordes of customers patronize Montgomery Mall’s recently expanded food court since it added five anchor restaurants specializing in a variety of cuisines. Terrific new eateries like Blaze, a fast-casual pizza restaurant,…