Monday, March 14, 2016

Met Bethesda Celebrates Passover This April with Featured Specials

From our friends at Met Bethesda...

This April, Met Bethesda, known for its American fare cooked over an open wood-fired grill, will celebrate Passover with three festive specials. Exclusively offered during dinner service, restaurant-goers can enjoy the Kicked-Up Matzo Ball Soup with avocado and chilies ($10), and the Glazed Corned Beef Brisket with heirloom carrots & potatoes, mustard maple glaze and a matzo meal popover ($19), each accompanied by a complimentary basket of matzo bread. To complete the meal on a sweet note, one will want to indulge in the Untraditional Kugel, chocolate noodle pudding with warm whiskey sauce ($8.) The Glazed Corned Beef Brisket is just one of the delicious recipes featured in Met Bethesda’s Owner/President Kathy Sidell’s cookbook, When I Met Food: Living the American Restaurant Dream, which chronicles her career from film producer to restaurateur. Within the book Kathy shares her business savvy peppered with encounters with influential people and favorite recipes for the aspiring chef. Additional information about When I Met Food can be found at:

WHEN: Friday, April 22 through Friday, April 29, 2016 (exclusively during dinner service.)

WHERE: Met Bethesda is located on the second floor of Westfield Montgomery, next to the ArcLight Bethesda Cinemas. The address is 7101 Democracy Blvd., Unit 3200, Bethesda, MD 20817. For additional information or reservations, please call (301) 767-1900 or visit

WHYPassover is an important, biblical derived Jewish festival. It commemorates the story of Exodus as described in the Hebrew Bible in which the Israelites were freed from slavery in Egypt. It is the time of year when loved ones gather around the table to join in a Seder meal full of rituals, prayers and delicious dishes. This special holiday lasts for one week as a way to honor one’s ancestors, which is done by adhering to dietary restrictions as a sign of sacrifice.

About Met Group:
Met Bethesda is the fifth restaurant from Kathy Sidell and her award winning Met Restaurant Group formed in 2004; a Metropolitan Kitchen and Bar which offers inspired American fare cooked over an open wood fired grill. Inspired by Sidell’s extensive travel, upbringing and lifelong passion for food, cooking and hospitality, the concept is earthy yet sophisticated. Located on the mezzanine level at Westfield Montgomery, the upscale shopping complex in Bethesda, Maryland, Met Bethesda boasts an impressive dining room with 120 seats and a unique 40-seat full service bar prominently located in the center of the restaurant, with an additional private dining room that seats 24 guests. Met Bethesda is the perfect place to meet at the end of a long day to connect with family or friends, a wonderful place for a Saturday family lunch or a mid-week business lunch, for a bite and a drink before or after a movie, romantic dinners, joyful gatherings and most importantly, an oasis for a hungry shopper. For more information, please visit