What’s Your Favorite Drink at BoBaPOP Tea Bar?

If you’ve never been to BoBaPOP Tea Bar, its team provides a handy guide to help you decipher the menu. Surprisingly, it doesn’t consist solely of teas. You can try a slush, which contains no tea, or a lighter tea such as flower green, Japanese brown rice, or jasmine green. If you want something stronger, opt […]

Build Your Own Mediterranean Meal at Cava

Cava takes both traditional and not-so-traditional components of Mediterranean cuisine and packages them in a build-your-own style that allows you to customize your meal, starting with the base. Choose from options like a bowl of saffron basmati rice, a warm piece of pita bread, or a salad of mixed greens. Once you pick a base, […]

Must-Know Tips for Styling an Apartment Patio or Balcony

Outdoor space is a hot commodity among renters, so when you’re lucky enough to snag some, you shouldn’t let it go to waste. No matter how small or spacious your balcony is, you can still put it to good use if you’re willing to get creative. Follow these tips to maximize your outdoor space. Pick […]

Enjoy Breakfast 24/7 at Ted’s Bulletin

Breakfast is served all day at Ted’s Bulletin, a major selling point for anyone how loves omelets or pancakes. Ted’s has both of them, not to mention specialty eggs Benedicts, overstuffed breakfast sandwiches, and lighter bites for health-conscious eaters. Come to Ted’s any time to try the inventive breakfast fare, such as the signature breakfast burrito. […]

Returning for Its 10th Year on May 18: The Gaithersburg Book Festival

Dozens of well-known authors flock to Gaithersburg City Hall each year or the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Now in its 10th year, the fest has become a tradition, all thanks to founder Jud Ashman—now Mayor Ashman. He came up with the idea back when he was still a city council member, and as mayor, he’s continued to […]

Tempt Your Sweet Tooth at SPAGnVOLA

According to the world-traveled team at National Geographic, SPAGnVOLA crafts some of the best chocolate anywhere across the globe. That’s largely because the chocolatiers are obsessed with sourcing only the very best cacao as the base for their sweets, which makes all the difference in the quality of the confections. Head to the SPAGnVOLA shop to browse […]

Sip Your Fruits and Veggies at Tropical Smoothie Cafe

When you’re looking for something quick and healthy for breakfast, swing by the newly opened Tropical Smoothie Cafe. It’s an extension of a chain that’s known for offering healthy alternatives to the typical fast food, in the form of fresh fruit and veggie smoothies, light flatbreads and wraps, and other tasty bites. Fuel up with the […]

Explore Local History at the Gaithersburg Community Museum

The B&O Railroad Station opened its doors in 1884, effectively revolutionizing the way folks traveled to or from Gaithersburg. Today, the fully restored station serves as the centerpiece of the Gaithersburg Community Museum. It’s part of a larger complex that also includes the nearby Freight House, History Park, and the remaining locomotives that once chugged […]

Spicelife Indian Fare Is Now Open in Gaithersburg

The cuisine at Spicelife Indian Fare could be summed up in two words: fresh and modern. The restaurant opened last month with a lineup of carefully crafted Indian bites, from veggie samosas and garlic naan to lamb kebabs and paneer tikka masala. The varied menu has something for everyone, and early reviews give it high marks—a […]