Category: Food

All Set Restaurant to offer pop-up dinner series benefit next week

Roasted Parsnip Agnolotti photo by Mike Diegel All Set Restaurant & Bar will welcome a friend of Edward Reavis, co-owner and chef, next week for a pop-up dinner series and benefit. Randall Matthews, a District Heights native, will take over the kitchen from Feb. 26-March 4 and feature a menu different from All Set’s New England/seafood focus. All Set will donate $1 from each meal served that week to GOODProjects. Matthews got his start as chef de partie at The Greenbrier Hotel & Resort in White Sulphur Springs, W. Va. He later worked at Bourbon Steak, a Michael Mina steakhouse...

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Two restaurants coming to 8407 Ramsey on track to open in April

Rendering of Tacos,Tortas and Tequila, credit HapstakDemetriou+ The two new restaurants going into 8407 Ramsey Ave. have been granted a liquor license and are on track to open in April, according to owner Ivan Iricanin. Iricanin, CEO of Street Guys Hospitality and founder of Ambar Capitol Hill and Ambar Clarendon, plans to bring two concepts to the former location of 8407 Kitchen Bar: Tacos, Tortas and Tequila, which will be located on the ground level, and Buena Vida (“good life”) on the second floor. TTT, he said, “is authentic Mexican, where we going to produce authentic tacos and make our...

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Classics co-owner releases statement on closing

Photo from Wikimedia Commons Elliott Rattley, co-owner of The Classics restaurant in Silver Spring, released the following statement on the upcoming closing of the steakhouse. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Elliott Rattley Phone: 301-588-7297 Email: [email protected] The Classics Restaurant Closing For Business The Classics Restaurant’s Last Day Of Business, February 27, 2018 SILVER SPRING MD, February 13, 2018 – The Classics Restaurant, Silver Spring MD, will close for business at the end of the day on February 27, 2018. Opened as “Ray’s The Classics” in August 2006 and continued in business as “The Classics Restaurant” from July 2013, dwindling market and support from...

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The Classics plans to close at the end of February

The Classics specializes in steaks. Photo from Wikimedia Commons. The Classics restaurant at 8606 Colesville Rd. will close at the end of February after about 4½ years of operation. The closing had been rumored since before Christmas, and news of the change began to trickle out over the weekend from restaurant guests. ARS Silver Spring LLC, the parent company of The Classics, filed for voluntary Chapter 11 bankruptcy in Maryland Bankruptcy Court on Aug. 4, 2017. Public documents show the company listing 1-49 creditors, with $50,001-$100,000 in assets and $100,001-$500,000 in liabilities. In the latest legal action Feb. 9,...

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Two Silver Spring restaurants participating in metropolitan restaurant week

Photo by Mike Diegel. Two local restaurants are participating in Metropolitan Washington Restaurant Week, which will run from Jan. 22-28. All Set Restaurant & Bar at 8630 Fenton St. will offer a three-course lunch menu for $22 and three-course dinner menu for $35 during the week. There will also be a special weekend brunch menu offering three courses for $22. Appetizer and dessert choices for lunch and dinner will be the same, featuring grilled octopus and fried Oreos among the selections. Entrées will vary, with lunch featuring four choices including trout meuniere or short rib ragu. Three entrée choices...

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