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It's for real: Why the Popeyes chicken sandwich is worth the hype

By Andrew Gelman | Dec. 10, 2019, 9:40 p.m. | In Food »

A close examination of the newest fast-food craze.


Hip Hop Fish and Chicken opens first MoCo location

By Billy Scott | Dec. 3, 2019, 11:12 p.m. | In Food »

Montgomery County is getting its first Hip Hop Fish and Chicken restaurant at the Briggs Chaney Center


Cielo Rojo brings traditional Mexican cuisine to Takoma Park

By Shifra Dayak | Feb. 17, 2019, 11:45 a.m. | In Food »

The small restaurant combines fresh flavors with a homey atmosphere


Reality baking shows are a sweet treat

By Shifra Dayak | Feb. 3, 2019, 9:54 a.m. | In Food »

SCO's take on popular baking shows


SCOrumptious: Empanadillas

By Madeleine Tilley | Oct. 14, 2018, 10:01 p.m. | In Food »

How to make your own empanadillas


Gallery: La Pupuseria Perfecta para cada Paladar y Bolsillo

By Young-Bin Lee | Oct. 11, 2018, 8:49 a.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

Las mejores restaurantes salvadoreños en el área https://silverchips.mbhs.edu/content/la-pupuseria-perfecta-para-cada-paladar-y-bolsillo-31317/


Hen Quarter delights eyes, not stomachs

By Tiara Oldfield | Dec. 15, 2017, 2:34 p.m. | In Food »

Tucked away behind the large stairway in the center of Downtown Silver Spring is Hen Quarter, a local Southern food chain with other locations in Alexandria and D.C.


The Takoma Bev Co is anyone's cup of tea (but mostly coffee)

By Sneha Ojha | Oct. 5, 2017, 7:44 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

The Takoma Park Beverage Company (Takoma Bev Co) is a local restaurant located in Old Town Takoma Park, between a vision center and a post office. Takoma Bev Co was co-founded by Christopher Brown, a former biology teacher at Montgomery Blair High School.


Around the world in one week: exploring D.C.'s restaurant scene

By Reethi Padmanabhan | Aug. 9, 2017, 1:50 p.m. | In Food »

Every year, summer break provides the perfect opportunity to travel and explore, whether it be a one day road trip to a nearby beach, or an adventurous month spent hiking in the mountains. However, traveling doesn't always need to entail patiently packing away clothing, browsing online for the best hotels or spending hours searching for flight availability.


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.


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.


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.


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!


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.


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.


Hiding in plain sight

By Maniza Habib | June 3, 2016, 1:11 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

We all love Chipotle's burrito bowls, Santucci's artisan sandwiches and Subway's fresh footlongs, but there are some places across the street that stay hidden in the shadows of those Four Corners staples. We pass by Four Corners every day before school, after school, and during school (just kidding, because we have closed lunch, of course!), yet somehow we ignore the independent eateries just a short walk away.


Spring sweets: berry smoothie

By Amalia Chiapperino | May 22, 2016, 4:51 p.m. | In Recipes »

Light on prep, but heavy on snack satisfaction, this smoothie has the added bonus of being packed with vitamins and protein thanks to the fruit and yogurt.


Celebrating Nutella Day, one spoonful at a time

By Zoe Johnson | Feb. 4, 2015, 11:18 p.m. | In Food »

As you may or may not know, tomorrow is the most important day of the year. I am referring, of course, to the illustrious holiday World Nutella Day.


Samantha's Restaurant: more than just 'fine' cuisine

By Brian Le | Dec. 9, 2014, 5:47 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

At first glance, it looks like nothing out of the ordinary – it's a small place that sits innocuously off University Boulevard between two shady-looking parking lots. Yet, Samantha's serves some of the most delicious Latin American food in the DC area.


Fall desserts: November nourishment

By Zoe Johnson | Nov. 1, 2014, 12:13 a.m. | In Food »

Whatever the reason—and whether you like November or not—SCO has some baked goods for you to make the month even better.


Fall desserts: October opulence

By Zoe Johnson | Sept. 30, 2014, 9:18 p.m. | In Food »

October is one of my favorite months for a number of reasons. Supermarkets are filled with pumpkins, apples and spices, and—towards the end of the month—Halloween candy. Here at SCO, we bring you monthly updates on seasonal desserts. Enjoy!


Hot drinks for cold weather

By Arthi Vijaykumar | Sept. 21, 2014, 4:27 p.m. | In Drinks »

One of the best parts of the fall and winter is being able to enjoy a warm beverage when it's chilly outside. However, most of us are not seasoned chefs or baristas. With that in mind, here are some recipes for hot drinks that you can't mess up.


Fall desserts: September succulence

By Zoe Johnson | Aug. 30, 2014, 4:44 p.m. | In Desserts »

If you enjoy cooking and baking, every season is an opportunity for experimenting with the fruits, spices and types of food specific to that time of year. With that in mind, SCO will be bringing you monthly updates on seasonal and festive desserts.


SilverChef: Blueberry Cream Muffins

By Caroline Gabriel | April 13, 2014, 9:23 a.m. | In Recipes »

Whether you are looking for tasty snack or a quick breakfast on the go, muffins are a great option. It is easy to buy them, but homemade muffins are much more enjoyable.


Sides shine at Jackie's Restaurant

By Abir Muhuri | Feb. 24, 2014, 1:05 p.m. | In Restaurant Reviews »

Beyond two velvet black curtains lies an eclectic-urban hangout with fluorescent lights and fading brick walls. After a grueling start to the week, a Southern comfort menu marries beautifully to a chic city eat-out.

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