Friday, September 09, 2016

Tomato Festival at North Bethesda Market Saturday, September 10

North Bethesda Market is hosting Montgomery County's first Tomato Festival this Saturday, September 10, from 10:30 AM to 5:00 PM, at 20 Paseo Drive. The event will be held rain or shine at the Bozzuto property, which is currently the tallest building in Montgomery County, making it hard to miss driving past.

Admission is free, and so is the parking.

However, there will be a special brunch at Seasons 52 (located at North Bethesda Market) to benefit VisArts, the Rockville-based arts nonprofit. The brunch will be held at 10:30 AM, and you can order tickets online.

Attendees of the festival will taste and vote on the best tomato sauce, with entries from chefs at Seasons 52, BRIO Tuscan Grille, Carluccio's, American Tap Room, Quincy's, Gusto Italian Grill, Summer House and Stella Barra. The free spaghetti-eating contest.has already sold out.

There will also be chef competitions and demonstrations, free tastings, a Reyka Vodka Bloody Mary station (21+ only), tomato-themed kids activities, and live music by Scott Kurt & Memphis 59 and Durham Station.

8 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dyer will get six dozen tomatoes in his face!

Anonymous said...

I didn't recognize that as the Pike. How things change.

Anonymous said...

The tallest building in MoCo is not COMPLETELY VACANT like the tallest building in Rosslyn.

Robert Dyer said...

11:45: North Bethesda Market is a residential building. The Rosslyn building you're referring to is office, and the landlord apparently is declining to reduce rents to meet the current market value. That's not an indicator of any relative strength. The tallest building in the region will be the Capital One tower in Tysons, and they're having no trouble there.

Anonymous said...

Go fuck yourself Robert Dyer.

Anonymous said...

Tallest building in the region is also not an indicator of any relative strength.

Robert Dyer said...

9:46: Tallest building in the region absolutely is an indicator of relative strength. There isn't sufficient demand to support a building of that size in Montgomery County right now.

Anonymous said...

When did the weatherman forecast the snow?