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  1. Zinnia will open its doors on Friday, October 1, the restaurant announced on its Instagram account last evening. The new restaurant from Takoma Bev. Co. owner Chris Brown will open at the former location of Mrs. K’s Toll House, at the intersection of Colesville Road and Dale Drive in Silver Spring.
  2. Will Ferguson, who works at Locavino wine café in Downtown Silver Spring, is one of several LGBTQ+ individuals active in the wine community featured in the latest issue of Wine Enthusiast.
  3. Falls Church, Va.-based Firepan Korean BBQ will open a second location in downtown Silver Spring.
  4. IHOP is opening a quick-service concept in Downtown Silver Spring.
  5. Tom Sietsema has praised Rohobot Ethiopian Restaurant at 7833 Eastern Ave. as one of his “8 Favorite Places to Eat Right Now.”
  6. The rooftop of Kaldi’s Social House is being remodeled and will be completely enclosed, according to owner Tsega Hailemariam. The roof has been an issue with Thayer & Spring apartment residents unhappy about the noise from Kaldi’s, as well as businesses along Georgia Avenue, Hailemariam said.
  7. Cielo Rojo’s pozole is featured in Washingtonian’s February 19 article, “Birria Ramen, Spicy Pozole, and More Super Comforting Soups to Get You Through Winter.”
  8. Pacci’s Trattoria & Pasticceria has opened a virtual restaurant called DaVinci Wings & Pizza, with its menu solely available for curbside pickup and delivery.
  9. &Pizza to Open Thursday in Downtown Silver Spring - &Pizza is set to open its new location in downtown Silver Spring at 11 a.m. on Thursday, February 18, according to staff working at the restaurant today.
  10. Polka Deli, located in Colesville Center at 13438 New Hampshire Ave., has been selected as the Best Deli in Maryland, according to Taste of Home Magazine.
  11. Ordered delivery last night thanks to this article, and boy it did not disappoint. That was some of the most flavorful barbacoa I've eaten. Wife really enjoyed her chimichanga. Big portions, too.
  12. Silver Spring’s Crisfield Seafood, Quarry House Tavern & Samantha’s Restaurant have been listed in Washingtonian’s article, “61 Neighborhood Restaurants That Make the DC Area a Better Place to Eat—and Live.”
  13. Montgomery County Council yesterday approved by a 7–2 vote a revised executive order permitting indoor dining in area restaurants, with restrictions. Councilmembers Will Jawando (D-At Large) and Craig Rice (D-District 2) dissented, citing safety issues, the risk of continuing to spread the pandemic and public health experts’ advice against reopening restaurants.
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