Best of Bethesda 2022

Thai Restaurant

Sisters Thai Runners-up: Tara Thai Kiin Imm Thai Sala Thai

Best News For MoCo from Annapolis

This article has been updated to reflect Jerome Segal’s entry in the race. In 245 years as a state, Maryland has elected 62 governors—none of them a resident of Montgomery County. (Lt. Gov. Blair Lee of Silver Spring was acting governor for a year-and-a-half in the late 1970s, but never elected in his own right.)…

Worst News for MoCo from Annapolis

Montgomery County has enjoyed a monopoly on key statewide offices—attorney general, comptroller and treasurer—for much of the past two decades. That grip on power is coming loose. Takoma Park resident Peter Franchot, comptroller since 2007, is taking a shot at the Democratic gubernatorial nomination—and his current post is all but certain to be filled by…

Best New Place to Shop— and Pay It Forward

New4You Thrift Boutique When New4You Thrift Boutique opened this past summer, downtown Bethesda gained a shop that is big on space—and also big on doing good. The nonprofit, all-volunteer-run store in the spot formerly occupied by Capital Consignment sells donated clothes, home goods and accessories, and gives the proceeds to a local charity chosen annually…


MoCo’s Founding Farmers Runners-up: Silver Medium Rare Summer House Santa Monica Tatte Bakery & Café

Most Imaginative Cocktails

MoCo’s Founding Farmers (TIE) Julii (TIE) Runners-up: Duck Duck Goose Hawkers Asian Street Food Millie’s Gringos & Mariachis

Bar Scene

Caddies on Cordell Runners-up: Tommy Joe’s Gringos & Mariachis Millie’s King Street Oyster Bar

Vegetarian Dishes

True Food Kitchen Runners-up: Yuan Fu Vegetarian Flower Child PLNT Burger St. Veg

Sandwich Shop

Jetties Runners-up: Bradley Food & Beverage Gemelli’s Italian Market Potbelly Sandwich Shop


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