April 30, 2021 | Michael Hernández

Olazzo in Silver Spring Set to Close Permanently After 15 Years

Olazzo, an Italian restaurant in Silver Spring, announced that they will be closing permanently this weekend after serving the community for 15 years. The restaurant located on Georgia Avenue in Downtown Silver Spring made the announcement through a Facebook post, where they thanked the community for their support. “Words cannot describe how appreciative we are […]

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April 1, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Elrich Concerned About Rising COVID-19 Metrics Following Statewide Reopenings  

Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich wants Gov. Larry Hogan to reconsider some recent reopenings following worsening COVID-19 metrics, Elrich said during a media briefing Wednesday. Beginning March 12, the state lifted COVID-19 capacity limits on retail businesses, religious facilities, fitness centers, personal services and indoor recreational establishments. Large indoor and outdoor venues could start operating […]

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March 17, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

Takoma Beverage Co. Transforming Mrs. K’s Toll House into Multi-Concept Restaurant

Mrs. K’s Toll House, which has been closed since March 2020 due to the pandemic, is expected to reopen, but under new management. According to Washington City Paper, the team from Takoma Beverage Co. signed a 20-year lease and plan to utilize the outside gardens and restaurant as a beer and wine garden and fine […]

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February 9, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

Indoor Dining Will Reopen on Valentine’s Day at 25% Capacity

Montgomery County will resume indoor dining at 25% capacity beginning Sunday, Feb. 14 at 7 a.m. The county council voted 7-2 on Tuesday to approve County Executive Marc Elrich’s executive order to make the change. Customers are limited to a 90-minute indoor dining period and on-site alcohol consumption must stop at 10 p.m. According to […]

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February 4, 2021 | Maryam Shahzad

As Elrich Proposes 25% Indoor Dining Reopening, Officials Discuss Balancing Health and Business

Montgomery County officials discussed balancing public health and economic interests Wednesday, as County Executive Marc Elrich proposes a return to indoor dining at 25% capacity. Elrich sent an executive order to the county council Tuesday in order to make the change. Indoor alcohol sales must stop at 10 p.m. and customers would be limited to […]

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February 2, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

GrillMarX to Temporarily Close ‘Until Indoor Dining Resumes’

GrillMarX Steakhouse & Raw Bar announced on its Facebook page that it will temporarily cease operations starting Feb. 7. The restaurant writes, “our doors will be closed for business until indoor dining resumes.” GrillMarX has two restaurants in Montgomery County located in Olney and Clarksburg. The restaurant posted a letter to its customers on Jan. 29, saying, […]

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February 1, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Council President Hucker: County is Reviewing Indoor Dining Restrictions

Montgomery County Council President Tom Hucker said at a media briefing Monday that as coronavirus cases are going down, the county is consulting with health officials about possibly easing indoor dining restrictions. “We all want our indoor dining to reopen as quickly as possible,” Hucker said at a media briefing Monday. Gov. Larry Hogan announced […]

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December 22, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Eleanor in Silver Spring Closes for Winter

The Eleanor, which opened less than a year ago in Downtown Silver Spring, closed for the winter on Dec. 21. The restaurant and arcade, with bowling and other games, also has a location in Washington, D.C. “It is our hope that we can return to serve you this spring or as soon as aid arrives. […]

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December 10, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

Silver Spring Restaurant Manager Discusses Potential Indoor Dining Suspension

On Wednesday, Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich announced that the county plans to suspend indoor dining to try to curb the COVID-19 case surge. If Elrich’s directive is approved by the council, it will go into effect Tuesday, Dec. 15 at 5 p.m. MyMCM spoke with William Rawls, general manager at All Set Restaurant & […]

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November 6, 2020 | Maryam Shahzad

After Meeting Two Criteria for Suspension, Late-Night Alcohol Sales Program Will Cease

Montgomery County’s Late-Night Alcohol Sales Program will be suspended Friday, Nov. 6 at 5 p.m. The program allowed some restaurants and bars to serve alcohol for on-premise drinking until midnight instead of 10 p.m., if they met certain public health and safety criteria. It went into effect Oct. 1, but after meeting two metrics for […]

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