Taste Of Bethesda Lineup, Food, Entertainment

2012 Taste of Bethesda

A few new restaurants and a bunch that didn’t participate last year are scheduled to take part in the 23rd annual Taste of Bethesda on Saturday, Oct. 5.

Smoke BBQ (4858 Cordell Ave.) and Share Wine Lounge & Small Bistro (8120 Wisconsin Ave.), two restaurants that opened since last year’s Taste, will take part. So will Roof (4901 Cordell Ave.), the new one from Tommy Joe’s owner Alan Pohoryles that’s still under construction.

A number of others (Boloco, Cafe Deluxe, Domino’s Pizza, Flaxella Cafe & Restaurant, Haven Pizzeria, Himalayan Heritage, Kadhai, Lilit Cafe, Mussel Bar & Grille and The Parva) who weren’t part of last year’s event will be in Woodmont Triangle this time.

The full list of restaurants, food and entertainment is after the jump.

4935 Bar & Kitchen: Pork wings, 4935 sliders, bottled water
The Barking Dog: BBQ pork, BBQ chicken, hot dogs, BBQ beef, coleslaw, chips
Benihana: California roll, spicy tuna roll, salmon sushi, Hibachi fried rice, Ramune original or strawberry
BGR The Burger Joint: Sliders, fries, bottled water
BlackFinn American Saloon: Crab cake sliders, ying yang shrimp, soup or chili, soda/water
Boloco: Buffalo burrito, classic Mexican burrito, teriyaki burrito, summer burrito
Café Deluxe: Lamb sliders, hummus
Domino’s Pizza: Pepperoni pizza, cheese pizza, CocaCola products
Flanagan’s Harp & Fiddle: Steak & Guinness pie, Irish spring rolls, Irish lamb stew, bread pudding, Bailey’s ice cream, bottled water
Flaxella Café & Restaurant: Legendary sandwiches, wraps, cold sanwiches, Ethiopian cusines, salads/soups, flax drinks/water/cold drinks
Freddy’s Lobster: Chicken sandwich, shrimp sandwich, lobster bisque
Georgetown Cupcake: Cupcakes
Haagen-Dazs: Ice cream, bottled water
Hanaro: California roll, tuna roll, chicken teriyaki, shrimp shumai, pork dumplings, edamame
Haven Pizzeria: Pizza, meatballs, gelato
Himalayan Heritage: Vegetable momo & chicken momo (Napalese dumplings), vegertable samosa, gobi manchurian, chicken tikka masala, chana masala, tandoori chicken, chicken curry
Honest Tea: Honest Tea, Honest Ade
Jaleo: Paella de pollo y verduras
Kabob Bazaar: Rice, chicken kabob, beef kabob, grilled tomato & onion, soft drink
Kadhai: Chicken makhani, palak paneer, rice, samosa, channa masala, coke/water/etc.
Kraze Burger: Matiz burger, bulgogi burger, veg & bean burger, classic veggie burger, coke & diet coke, KS burger
Lilit Café: Gelato, cupcakes, daal soup, chicken tikka masala/rice
Louisiana Kitchen & Bayou Bar: Gumbo, jumbalaya, etauffee
Mamma Lucia: Pizza, soda
Mussel Bar & Grille: White wine mussels, wild mushrooms mussels, salad, bottled water
Naked Pizza: Cheese pizza, pepperoni pizza, vegetable pizza, water, vitamin water
Original Pancake House: Lemon crepes, nutella crepes
The Parva: Empanadas, patacon wafers, arroz con pollo, passion fruit rose, rissoto de quinoa, tres leches
Penang Malaysian Cuisine: Char kway teow noodle, curry rendang chicken, sate chicken, water, soda
Quartermaine Coffee Roasters: Drip regular & decaf coffee
Rock Bottom Brewery: Mac & chicken, Cajun pasta, Southwest egg roll
Roof: Grilled sea scallops, grilled pork belly, water
Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Crab cake sliders
Shangri-La: Butter chicken, chana masala, basmati rice, vegetable pakaura, momo
Share Wine Lounge & Small Plate Bistro: Sticky ribs, blackened shrimp & scallops, avacado bruschetta, bottled water
Smoke BBQ: Pork sliders, chicken sliders, mac’n’cheese, ribs, lemonade, funnel cake
Smoothie King: Angel food, Carribbean way, light & fluffy
Spring Mills Bread Company: Breads, cookies, muffins, brownies, pie, bars/pop tarts
Tandoori Nights: Mango lassi, chicken tikka, vegetable samosa, chicken mahhan, palak paneer, chicken biryani
Tout de Sweet: Macarons, lemon drop cookie, opera
Uncle Julio’s Rio Grande Café: Chicken fajita tacos, beef fajita tacos, chips/salsa, queso, guacamole
Union Jacks British Pub

The entertainment schedule:

Fairmont Stage

11:00 a.m. – 1 p.m.: 19th Street Band
1:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.: Joker’s Wild

St. Elmo Stage

11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: 8 Ohms Band
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Texas Chainsaw Horns

Cordell Stage

11:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.: Sahel
1:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.: Alma Tropicalia

Visit the Bethesda Urban Partnership’s website for more info.

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