Small Bites: Urban Plates Arriving in Bethesda

Plus: Silver Branch Brewing opens in Silver Spring; Wang Dynasty releases menu sum

Urban Plates

Fast-casual grill Urban Plates is opening a third East Coast plcae in Bethesda, with skeleton to supplement Chevy Chase and Gaithersburg locations after this year.

The grill will set adult emporium in Westfield Montgomery mall, with a grand opening ribbon-cutting rite scheduled for 10:30 a.m. on Mar 11.

Urban Plates has a wide-ranging menu including salads, soups, sandwiches, entrees like grass-fed beef and striped sea bass, and anniversary equipment that change by location. Meals are offering during stations, business squeeze a image and get in their preferred line where chefs offer a made-from-scratch dishes.

This interactive character allows diners to watch their food prepared in front of them, a “culinary theater” envisioned by founders Saad Nadhir and John Zagara, a publicist said.

“They unequivocally wanted to emanate an knowledge for a guests, that they can see a food done before their eyes, all was going to be done from blemish and be good for people,” pronounced Alexis Acebo of Bright Red open family agency, representing Urban Plates.

Urban Plates began in San Diego and now has 13 restaurants there, along with East Coast locations in Columbia and Tysons Corner, Virginia. Ownership was captivated to Bethesda since of a comfortable atmosphere and concentration on healthy eating, Acebo said.

“They unequivocally like to make people feel they’re during home,” Acebo said. “[We’re] anticipating those like-minded people who are health-conscious and looking to put something in their bodies that’s usually going to make them feel better.”

Restaurants in Chevy Chase and Gaithersburg are approaching to arrive nearby a finish of 2019, Acebo said.

Silver Branch Brewing Co. opening Sunday

The brewery will join Denizens Brewing Co. and Astro Lab Brewing in Silver Spring.

Silver Branch’s opening was pushed behind a few times due to construction and needing delays, though a 8401 Colesville Road investiture will open during 1 p.m. Mar 3.

Co-owners Christian Layke and Brett Robison any have grill knowledge in Montgomery County and live in a Silver Spring area.

The brewery will have selections from Belgium, a British Isles, Central Europe and a U.S.

County Council members Tom Hucker and Hans Riemer have been invited to a opening celebration, according to Source of a Spring, that first reported a opening.

Wang Dynasty offers discernment into menu options

The new owners will take over a former Shanghai Village space on Friday, and expelled an introduction of sorts on Monday.

Wang Dynasty will have aspects of a owners’ dual prior restaurants, Shanghainese Pacifica Café and Taiwanese Michael’s Noodles. This will embody dishes such as a fish filet with white booze salsa and Chinese squish with dismissed bread puffs.

Pacifica Café had party-style equipment that had to be systematic dual days in advance, like a 8 value pressed duck, and Wang Dynasty will do a same. It will also have a weekend low sum menu, including equipment such as soup dumplings, scallion pancakes and other pastries.

Perhaps many importantly to former Shanghai Village customers, a new grill will have Mai Tai cocktails, along with other signature drinks.

Wang Dynasty will have dine-in, carryout and smoothness options.

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