Pati Jinich's flavors of Mexico Erika Alexander: Marriott's chief global officer Why does breast cancer strike Black women harder? Eko House brings West Africa home to Rockville Speaking of sports with George Solomon

Pati Jinich’s flavors of Mexico

Growing up in Mexico City, celebrity chef Pati Jinich said she found that food was at the center of all cultural events and at the heart of every home and every famly. Now 50 and...

Erika Alexander: Marriott’s chief global officer

Having worked for Marriott International for 33 years, Erika Alexander, the hospitality company’s chief global officer, Global Operations, has been with the company for a third of its 95 year history. She’s seen the...

Why does breast cancer strike Black women harder?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. In the U.S., a Black woman is about 40 percent more likely to die from breast cancer than a white woman, even though Black women are less likely...

Rise Southern Biscuits & Righteous Chicken

Rise Southern Biscuits will open its third Maryland location in Gaithersburg this fall, serving up award-winning buttermilk and cheddar biscuits made from scratch and filled with toppings ranging from crispy bacon and country sausage...

Paris Baguette

Paris Baguette, a South Korean-based bakery born in 1986, plans to open a location in Rockville Town Square by the end of 2022. Franchise owner Jeremy Zhang said he plans to open a second...

True Food Kitchen

Award-winning True Food Kitchen restaurant brand received over $100 million in capital from new investors, HumanCo and Manna Tree, and existing supporter Centerbridge Partners. Founded in 2008 by creator of the anti-inflammatory food pyramid Dr....

Eko House brings West Africa home to Rockville

Rockville-area foodies looking for a new type of dining experience can turn to Eko House, marketing itself as an upscale, pan-African restaurant serving patrons cuisine from Nigeria and other West African countries, which held...

Speaking of sports with George Solomon

By Aaron Leibel From the beginning, the chemistry between sports journalists Tony Kornheiser and Michael Wilbon was terrific. George Solomon ought to know. As head of The Washington Post’s sports department, he hired them both. Kornheiser...

The singular focus of Earl Dotter

Sixty years ago, at age 19, Earl Dotter moved to California with the goal of becoming a state resident for the then-free college tuition. During his two-year waiting period, he worked at the Gallo...

Montgomery County plugs in its EV future

On Earth Day weekend, Brookside Gardens hosted its largest GreenFest ever, attracting more than 5,000 people to Montgomery County’s 7th annual environmental festival, a collaboration among local government, business, nonprofit and university partners. Weaving through...

Then & Now

WHEELS AND DEALS Beginning around 1915, Reed Brothers Dodge operated a Gulf service station in the triangle bordered by Rockville Pike and Veirs Mill Road. (The photo above is from the 1940s.) In the 1960s,...

Salon for the naturally curly takes root in Gaithersburg

  My curls come naturally. They are a barometer of the weather. They corkscrew when it’s humid and relax to wavy when it’s cool and dry, which is almost never in the summer. As a...