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22nd Annual Taste of Bethesda
22nd Annual Taste of Bethesda

Bethesda's famous food and music festival, brings 60 restaurants and five stages of entertainment to Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle on Saturday, October 1st, from 11-4 p.m. Each year, more than 40,000 attendees sample the delicious restaurants, enjoy the live entertainment and visit the kid's corner for face painting and arts & crafts.

Admission to the Taste of Bethesda is free. Taste tickets will be sold on-site in bundles of four tickets for $5. Food servings cost one to four tickets.

The event is held along Norfolk, Fairmont, St. Elmo, Cordell and Del Ray Avenues in Bethesda's Woodmont Triangle, just three blocks from the Bethesda Metro.

Taste of Bethesda is held in conjunction with Best of Bethesda Day, which also features Come back to Bethesda classic car show and Rescue Day.


 2011's Taste of Bethesda Participating Restaurants:

American Tap Room – Cilantro-lime hummus, Maryland crab soup, lavosh crackers 
Bangkok Garden – Vegtanle egg roll, chicken curry puff, grilled pork, pad thai, chicken red curry, iced tea 
Bangkok One Thai–Grilled chicken, spring roll, pad thai, chicken fried rice, sticky rice, lemonade
The Barking Dog – Sliders, BBQ, variety hot dogs
Bethesda Crab House – Crabcakes, shrimp, slaw
BGR The Burger Joint – Wellington burger, tuna burger, fries, bottled water 
BlackFinn Restaurant & Saloon – Crab cake sliders, ying-yang shrimp, chop salad, tomato feta dip
Bold Bite – Bold hot dog, New York hot dog, spicy chorizo, choripan, fries, iced tea
Brasserie Monte Carlo – Lamb stew, onion tart, cannolis 
Bundles of Cookies –Whoopie pies, brownies, gourmet cookies, iced almond rounds 
California Tortilla – Caesar tacos, turkey chili 
Caribou Coffee – Hot coffee, iced coffee, iced tea, lemon blueberry scones, chocolate cookies 
Chef Tony's – Seared scallops, filet mingon, crab pasta, tiramisu
Divino Lounge – Argentine sausage, skirt steak, empanadas, paella
Flanagan's Harp & Fiddle – NY steak jameson, guiness beef skewers, fish n’ chips 
Fresh Grill – Mini beef & fish sandwiches, fries 
Georgetown Cupcake – Assorted cupcakes
Honest Tea – Honest tea, Honest ade, Honest kids 
Jaleo – Paella, gazpacho
Mamma Lucia of Bethesda – Pizza, sodas
Matuba Japanese Restaurant – Sushi roll, chicken teriyaki, tempura, sushi combo, Japanese soda
Morton's – Petite filet mignon sandwich
Naked Pizza- Pizza, cheesy breadsticks 
Nest Café – Mussels, pork BBQ, BBQ beef, chicken BBQ, Italian fries, sweet fries
Olazzo – Meatballs, pasta, cannoli 
Original Pancake House – Nutella crepes, lemon crepes
Oz Restaurant & Wine Bar –Smoked lamb kabob, chicken kabob, veggie kabob
Ri Ra Irish Pub – Guinness BBQ wings, cottage pie, Kelly's chocolate cake
Rock Bottom Brewery – Crabcake, pulled pork sliders, kobe sliders 
Ruth's Chris Steak House – Tenderloin slider with horseradish sauce, mashed potatoes 
Saveur India – Butter chicken, palak panner, samosa yellow daal, basmati rice
Shangri–La – Chicken momo 
Spring Mill Bread Company – Bread, cookies, muffins, brownies, pie, poptart 
Sweet Basil – Pampia, curry puff, somtom, fried rice, pad thai, drunken noodle
Taylor Gourmet -  9th St. Italian, Locust St., Christian St., pasta salad 
Tout de Sweet- Maccarons(different flavors), cookies, bottled water, juice, sodas 
Uncle Julio's - Tacos al carbon (beef/chicken), chips & salsa, bottled water 
Yamas Mediterranean Grill – Gyro, chicken souvlaki, fries in olive oil, falafel, beverages
Zen Tara Tea – Iced tea, desserts, hot tea & coffee


...and more!