Category: Food

New Bakery Will Hold Grand Opening Celebrations

Nothing Bundt Cakes, a new bakery in the Seminary Place Shopping Center, will hold its grand opening celebrations beginning Jan. 23 and culminating in a family event on Saturday, Jan. 26. Tomorrow at 4 p.m., representatives of the Greater Silver Spring Chamber of Commerce will join owner Katheryn Hoerster for a ribbon cutting. As part of the celebration, the bakery will donate 20 percent of its sales on Friday, Jan. 25 to Community Bridges. The Silver Spring nonprofit “empowers girls from diverse backgrounds to become exceptional students, positive leaders, and healthy young women,” according to its website. Finally, beginning...

Read More

El Sapo Cuban Restaurant to Open Today

El Sapo Cuban Social Club, a new restaurant from Urban Butcher owner Chef Raynold Mendizábal, will open today (Oct. 30) at 4 p.m., according to a press announcement. El Sapo (“The Toad”) is located at 8455 Fenton St., with the entrance on Wayne Avenue. It will feature traditional Cuban dishes such as ropa vieja, a dish of shredded beef with vegetables, and puerco asado, described as “slow-roasted pork with bitter orange mojo.” The menu also includes ceviches and empanadas, along with dishes such as tasajo de chivo-tamal en cazuela (goat “jerky” braised with honey and sofrito, creamy yellow corn...

Read More

Baked Goods Fundraiser Held at Harvest Moon Festival

The Silver Spring Time Bank tables offered an array of goodies as a fundraiser at the Oct. 7 Harvest Moon Festival in Silver Spring. Eight bakers made everything from brownies to cupcakes for the event. The Harvest Moon Festival is an annual event that this year featured entertainment by several ethnic groups including Hawaiian dancers and singers, Caribbean steel drums, and others. Along with entertainment, there were vendors and representatives of local nonprofit organizations including Toastmasters and the League of Women Voters. The event drew a sizeable crowd despite competition from an Indonesian Festival happening at the same time...

Read More

Annual Pie Contest Set for Sunday, with a Twist

The Takoma Park Farmers Market 7th Annual Pie Contest is set for this year with a twist—for the first time, professional bakers can enter the contest. The Old Takoma Business Association announced that contest would be held Sunday, Sept. 23, when bakers will enter their best one- or two-crust pies. The main ingredient of the pie—sweet or savory—must be a seasonal ingredient found at the market, and fillings must be homemade (homemade crusts strongly encouraged). Bakers may enter as many pies as they like to be judged by: Mayor Kate Stewart Danny Wells, chef and partner, Republic  Anna Goree, chef and partner, Seoul Food...

Read More

County Offering Grants to Assist with Food Security Issues

Photo of rescued food waste from robgreenfield.tv. Montgomery County is offering grants ranging from $500 to $10,000 to community organizations working with food security issues, according to a press release. The grants are intended to assist organizations to improve capacity and infrastructure, or “to support inventive and collaborative approaches to reducing food insecurity.” Nonprofit, tax-exempt organizations can also use the grants for assistance to the populations they serve, including preparing meals, distribution and delivery, or recovering food that would otherwise be wasted. According to the Department of Environmental Protection Division of Solid Waste Services, 147,000 tons of food (nearly...

Read More

Featured Sponsor

Send Us A News Tip

Newsletter Signup

Upcoming Events

Wed 23

Aerial Conditioning at Sky House Yoga – Starting January 20

January 20 @ 8:00 am - February 24 @ 5:00 pm
Wed 23

Sustainability Social (Plus Trivia!)

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed 23

First Time Homebuyer Seminar (FREE!)

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Wed 23

Mix It Up Dance Fitness

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wed 23

Manna Food Center Community Talks

January 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Featured Sponsor

Weather

Silver Spring
32°
overcast clouds
humidity: 39%
wind: 14mph S
H 33 • L 29
Weather from OpenWeatherMap

Featured Sponsor

Archives

Featured Sponsor

Sign up for our Weekly Newsletters!

We won’t sell your email address.

venenatis, efficitur. mi, id id, sed non lectus vulputate, id massa mattis