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Cheap Eats in Silver Spring

By Pedraam Faridjoo | June 14, 2017, 2:11 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

You're walking down the street as the pangs of hunger begin to settle in, but there are only a few meager bills in your pocket. Everyone's been there. Sometimes hunger strikes at the most inopportune time.



Life scares the life out of viewers

By Ryan Handel | March 30, 2017, 1:01 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Life utilizes strong acting and exceptional cinematography to create a movie that leaves little to no break from action and viewers chattering their teeth.


A tale as old as time gets a makeover

By Ellie Williams | March 28, 2017, 3:59 p.m. | In Movies »

Disney's animated classic, "Beauty and the Beast”, is back with Emma Watson as Belle, and Dan Stevens as the Beast. The story is beautifully done and adds another dimension to a timeless classic.


Swan Song and Frailboys perform in Takoma Park

By Nate Bodner | March 18, 2017, 10:14 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Local Blair bands Swan Song and Frailboys headlined a concert at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) building in Takoma Park on Saturday night. The two headliners performed original, creative songs that had the jam-packed crowd reeling late into the night.


SCOback Movie of the Week: Whale Rider

By Charles Lott | March 8, 2017, 12:57 p.m. | In Movies »

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.


Get Out gets real

By Ellie Williams | March 7, 2017, 9:12 p.m. | In Entertainment »

This comedy-thriller will keep you on your toes while teaching you a thing or two about race relations. "Get Out" has an eerily realistic feeling that makes the creepy characters all the more frightening, making it a must-see for 2017.


Oscars Predictions 2017

By Nate Bodner, Ellie Williams, Pedraam Faridjoo, Maniza Habib | Feb. 26, 2017, 3:09 p.m. | In Movies »

This year's Oscars features a number of powerful films, and it's hard to know exactly who is going to snatch up that award. We may not be film experts, but we sure do watch a lot of movies!


Jelly-icious

By Neva Taylor | Feb. 26, 2017, 3:07 p.m. | In Food »

Doughnuts can be too sweet, too messy, and too oily. But, I've decided to be gracious and give doughnuts a chance.


SCOback Movie of the Week: Coming to America

By Charles Lott | Feb. 17, 2017, 10:24 a.m. | In Movies »

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.


Top five Super Bowl commercials

By Ryan Handel | Feb. 13, 2017, 1:02 p.m. | In Entertainment »

Super Bowl 51 did not disappoint, as the New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons battled in an overtime thriller, with the Patriots emerging with a 34-28 victory. The commercials were also not to be missed, as companies from around the world took advantage of the opportunity to promote their product on a national stage. As usual, many corporations opted to make their product memorable with a commercial that would give viewers a laugh, making the advertisements almost as entertaining as the game itself. In turn, here is a list of the five funniest commercials from Super Bowl 51.


SCOback Movie of the Week: Say Anything

By Charles Lott | Feb. 3, 2017, 1:03 p.m. | In Movies »

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.


Getting your chocolate fix

By Zoe Friedman | Feb. 1, 2017, 12:31 p.m. | In Drinks »

Not all hot chocolate is created equal. Here is a guide to the best cocoa in town; one that achieves a delicate balance of sweet and rich chocolate, a creamy yet refreshing milk base and a subtle hint of hearty spices like cinnamon or nutmeg.


"A Series of Unfortunate Events" is seriously good

By Pedraam Faridjoo | Jan. 29, 2017, 3:09 p.m. | In Television »

Looking away from "A Series of Unfortunate Events" is the last thing anyone should do when watching this hilariously bizarre and witty adaptation of Daniel Handler's (also known as Lemony Snicket's) book series.


SCOback Movie of the Week: Rear Window

By Pedraam Faridjoo Charles Lott | Jan. 23, 2017, 1:18 p.m. | In Movies »

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.


Blending south India with southern cuisine

By Neva Taylor | Jan. 17, 2017, 2 p.m. | In Food »

As the proud new owner of Asha Gomez's new cookbook, My Two Souths, I'd thought I'd try out one of her new recipes!


Born to Run too long

By Charles Lott | Jan. 15, 2017, 7:58 p.m. | In Books »

Much like the Boss's (Bruce Springsteen's) famous concerts, his new autobiography Born to Run runs a little over time. The book serves as a guide to the prolific singer/songwriter's life, and is a must-read for any Springsteen fan or 20th century music aficionado, but the lengthy descriptions of his inspiration and medical health are a bit much.


SCOback Movie of the Week: Zero Dark Thirty

By Charles Lott | Jan. 11, 2017, 8:53 p.m. | In Movies »

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.


Hidden no more

By Lauren Frost | Jan. 8, 2017, 5:06 p.m. | In Movies »

Hidden Figures, the story of three African American women that helped put the first man on the moon, is a powerful movie that shows the strength of many African Americans in the face of the adversity. It's a beautifully done, emotional movie that tells a story that everyone should know.


SCOback Movie of the Week: Die Hard

By Charles Lott | Jan. 5, 2017, 1:08 p.m. | In Movies »

Each week on the SCOback Movie of the Week, we'll feature and review one must-watch throwback film. Stay up to date with the selected film every week to be immersed in some awesome old movies.


A collateral mess: Collateral Beauty disappoints

By Alyssa Berrios | Dec. 26, 2016, 9:53 a.m. | In Movies »

Will Smith fans may have been eager to hear that he would be acting in a new movie, Collateral Beauty. However, half an hour into the film and Collateral Beauty seemed like a never-ending story heading nowhere.Collateral Beauty is a modern-day "Christmas Carol" without the feeling of wanting to watch it over again.


Rogue One heck of a movie

By Pedraam Faridjoo | Dec. 26, 2016, 9:26 a.m. | In Entertainment »

In this age of tired remakes and reboots, it's easy to be cynical. Popular franchises (I'm looking at you, The Hobbit) release low-quality, uninspired hogwash to trick dedicated viewers into paying money for movies they don't need.But, Rogue One proved to be different.


Give your holidays some pizzazz with this red, white and green bread

By Neva Taylor | Dec. 22, 2016, 10:43 p.m. | In Food »

This week on SCO Yummy, we're talking all about bread.


Fantastic effects and where to find them

By Amy Forsbacka | Dec. 14, 2016, 1:05 p.m. | In Movies »

J.K. Rowling has done it again with Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them.This cinematically breathtaking film has impressive special effects, a consistently visually appealing color scheme, imaginatively detailed beasts and a multitude of magical landscapes.


A warm start to a new food blog

By Neva Taylor | Nov. 28, 2016, 2:17 p.m. | In Recipes »

Silver Chips Online can now officially be your first stop for all things food.

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