Here are some of summer’s best dishes and drinks to try next time you’re visiting your favorite Bethesda Row restaurants.
LUKE’S LOBSTER—Lobster Roll: a quarter pound of fresh, Maine lobster served chilled atop a buttered, grilled New England split-top bun with a swipe of mayo, a dash of lemon butter and Luke’s own Secret Seasoning.
YOGIBERRY—Green Tea with Blueberries, Granola & Sliced Almonds: a fresh, organic, tart yogurt with fresh toppings.
SWEETGREEN SALAD—Spring Chicken: healthy greens with seasonal veggies like roasted zucchini, summer squash, asparagus, basil, shredded carrots, parmesan crisps, roasted chicken and a fresh pesto vinaigrette.
QUARTERMAINE COFFEE—Cold Brew: The original founders of Starbucks brew up their gourmet coffee cold-brew style. Refreshingly strong but never bitter on its own.
REDWOOD—Steel Mule: Boyd & Blair Vodka, ginger beer, lemon, rhubarb bitters combine in this summery twist on the classic favorite.
RAKU SUSHI—Jo Nigri: thinly sliced fish over pressed rice including tuna, yellowtail, salmon, white fish, salmon caviar, sea urchin, spot prawn, squid surf clam, eel, 2 pieces of chef’s daily selection.
COSÌ—Cubano Melt: Housemade pickles and flatbread add the Cosi flair to this classic sandwich, inspired by Cuba’s popular streetfood.