Have Pancakes for Dinner at the Double T Diner

From the cozy booths to the paper placemats, every touch at Double T Diner evokes the era when soda fountains were on every corner. Its vintage vibes make the newly opened diner a popular spot to grab breakfast any time of the day, even late night. The breakfast menu includes all the quintessential eats you’d […]

Sip Craft Brews at Jailbreak Brewing Company

When Jailbreak Brewing Company officially debuted in 2014, it brought a new lineup of craft brews to beer lovers in the area. It boasts five year-round brews, a handful of seasonally changing pours, and signature limited-release suds. So while you can always expect classics like the Big Punisher Double IPA and the Czech the Technique […]

Don’t Skip the Chef’s Specials at Amber Spice

Layers of flatbread stuffed with spiced lamb. Veggies seared in savory yogurt sauce. Mixed lentils, chicken, and pounded wheat stirred into a hearty stew. These are a handful of the chef's specials at Amber Spice, a new local eatery that just debuted in June. The chef's specials highlight the authentic Indian cuisine that fills the […]

Devour Traditional Middle Eastern Fare at Gourmet Shish Kebab

Since the eatery actually has "shish kebab" in its name, the most popular dish at Gourmet Shish Kebab should really come as no surprise. Patrons rave about the kebabs, which the kitchen team crafts according to the culinary tradition of the Middle East. Order yours with chicken breast or ground chicken, chunks of sirloin beef […]

Try the Coconut Ice Cream at Thai at Laurel

Spicy rice noodles tossed with basil, onion, carrots, and chili pepper, plus chicken, beef, or seafood. This is the Drunken Noodle, the most popular dish that Thai at Laurel serves. Patrons also like the pad Thai, another classic entree that features mild Thai noodles with crush peanuts, bean sprouts and bean curd, scallions, egg, and […]

Ragamuffins Coffee House: Artisan Coffee and Gluten-Free Goodies

Fresh Baguette bakery and Bottoms Up Bagels are two Maryland-based businesses who contribute directly to the deliciousness at Ragamuffins Coffee House. This Laurel cafe sources some of its baked goods from these local producers, and all of its products from true artisans. Even the out-of-state companies, like La Colombe Coffee and Misfit Juicery, provide top-notch […]

Do Happy Hour in the Test Taproom at the Guinness Open Gate Brewery & Barrel House

If you've ever been to the Guinness headquarters in Dublin, Ireland, then you know that this brewing juggernaut is serious about the way it crafts beer. After all, countless generations of brewers have been doing it since namesake Arthur Guinness opened the first brewery in 1959. However, the brewhouse's long history doesn't mean it's resistant […]

Specialty Margaritas Make Mouths Water at Chi’bal

A tequila bar is only as good as its margarita list, and with more than 10 of the tequila-based cocktails to choose from at Chi'bal, it's easy to tell where this eatery lands. The simple house margarita boasts a blend of Altos Plata tequila, freshly squeezed lime. It's the basis for all of the other […]

Don’t Skip the Specials at Olive on Main

Olive on Main is an upscale Mediterranean restaurant offering a cozy, intimate indoor setting, as well as a casual, outdoor dining area right on Main Street. If you’re hungry but don’t want to break the bank, check out Olive on Main specials like $6 burgers with fries all day, or $12 pitchers all day long. […]