“What is #TasteofGR?,” you ask. Well, it’s the Instagram hashtag to use between now and Saturday, September 18th when posting photos of delish food you enjoyed from any of these 11 Greater Riverdale restaurants. Doing so will enter you into a contest to win a $200 gift certificate to a Taste of Greater Riverdale restaurant of your choice! Not only that: Your entry will also help spread the good word about these local, award-winning restaurants; a much-needed boost during these pandemic times.
While mindlessly scrolling through our Instagram feed a while back, we came across what can only be described as the type of picture a hawt pizza would post to its Bumble profile if it were a human. With its crispy edges, perfect cheese-top-to-sauce-bottom ratio and seasonally stylish toppings, this pizza de Ramona’s Pizza Garden was a 10. (And this is where the veering-into-creepyland anthropomorphizing will stop.)
Well, looky here: An 8,500 sq. foot “food hall and ghost kitchen” is slated to open this summer at The Station at Riverdale Park. This new spot will feature “9 independent culinary concepts, a sleek wrap-around bar, and indoor/outdoor seating for 175+ guests.
Hyattsville’s Caracas de Ayer, originally known as “Cafe Azul,” will soon move and bring its Venezuelan fare to Riverdale Park.
Heard of Bad Saint? Of course you have – because you keep up on the DC food scene and know that this Filipino restaurant has won many, many awards of the gastronomic variety. This upcoming Thursday (2/25), Bad Saint will be doing a “neighborhood drop” collaboration with North Brentwood’s Material Things. Order from Bad Saint and then pick up your order from Material Things at your selected pick-up time. More on this fantastic collaboration below!
Original Ledo Restaurant in College Park is closing its doors for good this Sunday (11/22). Opening in its place: Ledo Pizza franchise.