Store Reporter Guide
A curated guide sponsored by some of our favorite local businesses
From local stores and restaurants to nail salons, physical therapy and eyeglasses, start here for some of the best resources our area has to offer.
Food & Drinks
Authentic French bakery at Cabin John Village. We have everything you’re craving: sandwiches, salads, quiche, omelettes, crepes, fresh-baked breads, croissants & award-winning baguettes. Finish your meal with beautiful French pastries & Illy coffee. Also: Fresh-baked challah every Friday & Saturday. Follow on Facebook & Instagram. Delivery via Ubereats. Cabin John Village, 11321 Seven Locks Road, Potomac.
Let’s catch up! We are family-owned and we source our food seasonally, sustainably & locally. We take pride in using the highest quality ingredients to bring our guests delicious, hand-crafted meals & empower them to connect with what’s important in life. We offer our famous fish tacos, as well as an assortment of Baja-inspired favorites. Wildwood Shopping Center location: 10305 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda.
Italian favorites at Cabin John Village, plus Reston & Bethesda. Full menu and weekly specials featuring pizzas, pastas, seafood, meats, salads & more. Open indoors & outdoors for lunch & dinner, 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. We also offer curbside pickup, pay by phone & contact-free delivery. Call for catering: (800) 749-8894. Menu for all locations: gregoriostrattoria.com. Cabin John Village location: 7745 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac.
The sister restaurant to Mykonos Grill, serving up Greek specialties in a fast-casual setting. Gyros, souvlaki, bifteki, sausages, falafel, spanakopita, pizza, hand-cut fries, green beans, our famous mixed grill for two & much more. For dessert: Greek yogurt, rice pudding, baklava & loukoumades. Shops at Congressional Village, 1701 Rockville Pike, Suite B3, Rockville.
Experience the tranquility of our island, our beautiful colors & our rich heritage, all served to you on a plate. Try our chicken skewers or Greek meatballs with tzatziki; stuffed grape leaves, grilled octopus, Mediterranean branzino, lamb shank, pan-seared scallops, roasted leg of lamb, mousaka, seafood giouvetsi & spanakopita. 121 Congressional Lane, Rockville.
Shop our Potomac market or try our CSA Farm Share program with minimal commitment. You choose the fruits & vegetables that go into your produce box on a week-to-week basis, in a fixed menu-style format. Pick up some produce or fill your CSA baskets every week in Potomac: 4:00-6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Cabin John Village, in the Community Plaza by Capital One Bank. You don’t have to be a member to shop our entire online catalog. We pack your order & have it ready for pickup at any of our locations. Check our website for details.
Authentic. Neapolitan. Greatness. We use high-quality imported Italian flour & tomatoes, locally sourced meats, organic produce & spectacular domestic cheeses to create exceptional, affordable dishes that please the whole family. Our pizza is crafted to order in the classic Neapolitan style & finished in our 900-degree brick oven. Great pastas, small plates & lunch sandwiches too! Wildwood Shops, 10357 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda.
Visit us on Bethesda Row for fresh roasted coffee by the pound, custom-made coffee & tea drinks, fresh-squeezed juices & smoothies. Try any of our drinks with oat milk, almond milk or soy milk. Want coffee shipped to your door? We’re locally owned & operated, with a roaster in Rockville. Subscriptions available & $5 flat-rate shipping with $30 minimum. 4817 Bethesda Ave., Bethesda.
Twenty beers on tap & American bar fare. Hand-cut sirloins, filets & ribeyes; fried chicken, grilled chicken kabobs, lamb lollipops, fajitas & more. We host trivia night on Mondays, karaoke on Tuesdays, bingo on Wednesdays, Family Feud on Thursdays. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram. Potomac Woods Plaza, 1093 Seven Locks Road, Potomac.
Asian & Thai cuisine + drinks & desserts. Indoor & patio dining with a funky, charming decor. Try our chicken satay, larb gai, pad thai, drunken noodles, curry dishes & much more. We’re also known for our Instagrammable desserts, cocktails, teas, fruit drinks & specialty lattes. Cabin John Village, 7995 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac.
Exceptional wine, craft beer & artisan snacks — chilled & ready to go — to make your evenings special. Check our weekly wine & beer discounts on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram. Potomac Woods Plaza, 350 Fortune Terr., around the corner from Park Potomac (Montrose & Seven Locks Road).
Philly-inspired soft pretzels, hand-rolled & fresh out of the oven all day long. Breakfast sliders, calzones, pretzel dogs, sweet & savory diets, La Colombe coffee, Boylan’s sodas, Carmen’s Italian ices. Find out why we’ve been named “Best Breakfast Sandwich,” “Best Pretzel” & one of the “50 Must-Try Dishes in D.C.” Open till 5 p.m. daily at Cabin John Village, 7961 Tuckerman Lane. Follow us on Facebook & Instagram. Order ahead & pick up a pretzel box.
Rockville’s favorite Persian market & kabob counter. We have all your Persian, Iranian & Middle Eastern favorites: breads, spreads, yogurt drinks, coffee & tea, spices & herbs, nuts & seeds, pomegranate, sweet lemon, rock candy & much more. We also offer prepared foods and made-to-order kabobs, bowls, stews, veggie platters, sandwiches & Persian desserts. Order online for home delivery, or visit us at 1488 Rockville Pike, Rockville.
Health, Fitness & Beauty
Fall into a healthier you this season. Are you looking to make positive changes to your nutrition and overall wellbeing? Why not start today? Nutrilinxs, based right here in Potomac, can help you achieve your goals with customized nutrition services. Beth Dorman, a registered dietitian nutritionist with three decades of experience, will help you address medical challenges & get off the dieting rollercoaster for good. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Physical therapy in the comfort & convenience of your home. Owner Dorina Kroll & her associates offer the care that comes to you: One-on-one sessions with our licensed physical therapists, all designed to fit your schedule. No waiting rooms, no commute, no over-crowded clinics. We specialize in pregnancy and postpartum care, pediatrics & orthopedics. Email: email@example.com.
A fun, affordable & effective exercise program designed specifically for you. Our private studio on Rollins Avenue uses the latest in exercise research & technology. We have backgrounds in medical exercise & clinical physiology, plus 15 of experience working with ages 9-90. We have one-on-one private sessions, duet sessions & small group training. New clients: one month of unlimited group training for just $149. See other current packages in Store Reporter Gift Picks. Follow on Facebook & Instagram.
Serving the Potomac community for more than 30 years. From gel manicures & dip manicures to signature pedicures & waxing, we do it all. We take great care with sanitation, including disposable pedicure tools & liners. Check out our work on Facebook & Instagram. We’re open 7 days a week. Stop by to enjoy a relaxing day! Cabin John Village mini-mall, ground floor at 11325 Seven Locks Road, Potomac.
High-quality flooring for every room in your home, serving Potomac & the DMV since 1992. We’re a family-owned business with staff that has been with us for decades. We’ll help you make the best, longest-wearing and most cost-effective choices, from carpet and hardwood to tile, laminate, vinyl, compost & more. We also carry Miele and Simplicity vacuums & can service most brands. Cabin John Village, 7715 Tuckerman Lane, Potomac.
With 30 years of experience repairing & finishing furniture, Walter Davies can fix everything from tiny nicks to completely broken pieces. His expertise includes wood tables & chairs, floor damage, paneling & cabinetry repair or refinishing. Projects can be completed at your home or handled off-site with pickup & delivery.
Commercial, residential & emergency. Lock repair & replacement, re-key services, touchscreen locks & high-security locks. We offer security cameras, video doorbells & monitored security systems accessible on any device, so you can talk to visitors & unlock doors remotely. All at a low monthly fee. Labor & materials guaranteed for as long as you own your home. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Family-owned moving & storage company. Based in Gaithersburg & serving the DMV since 1977. We handle local, long-distance and international relocations, as well as short-term and long-term storage solutions. Our staging division works with local realtors to enhance listings and improve home sales.
Ready to sell your jewelry? Lee Siegel has been buying & selling diamonds, fine jewelry & watches for 25 years. Modern & older cuts, engagement rings, loose diamonds, vintage pieces & brands like Cartier, Tiffany, Van Cleef & Arpels, David Webb, Chopard, Bvlgari, David Yurman, Rolex, Cartier, Patek Philippe & Omega. License #2801. Email: email@example.com.
Fine jewelry, custom jewelry, large & small repairs. Father & son George & Corey Kaufmann are carrying on the family tradition: offering an upscale shopping experience while preserving the handshake-generation, family-business mentality. Whether we’re designing your custom piece, showing you our collection or handling your repairs, Kaufmann Jewelers strives to build lifelong clients. Follow on Facebook & Instagram. Park Potomac, 13500 Park Potomac Ave., Potomac.
Get full value for all precious metal items — gold jewelry, sterling silver flatware & silver serving pieces. We can help you settle any estate. Visit our Bethesda office or we’ll do an in-home appointment, no obligation, to evaluate your items. Visit our website for details & to check the current price of gold.
Where fun shines. Come see our collection of fine jewelry. Classy. Edgy. Timeless. Check out our latest on Facebook, Instagram and Store Reporter Gift Picks. Call, text, email or DM for a private appointment at our showroom. Email: susankoehndesigns.com.
Private & fun personal shopping & styling at our chic clothing boutique, upstairs inside the Cabin John mini-mall. Our Boho event is going on now! Also check out our latest arrivals from Paris, Italy & New York — including romantic tunics & dresses. Stop in to see everything in person, schedule a private appointment, or arrange a virtual shopping session. Curbside pickup & shipping available. Shop new arrivals in Store Reporter Gift Picks, Facebook & Instagram.
We make our own soaps, shower steamers, bath bombs, soy candles, Turkish towels & custom baskets. All our products are vegan & cruelty-free, paraben & phthalate-free, great for sensitive skin, no SLS or detergents, no glittery mess. We ship, we offer curbside pickup, or visit us in person. Follow on Facebook & Instagram. 5534 Wilkins Ave., North Bethesda.
A lifestyle boutique featuring high-end designer goods without the high-end price tag. Don’t miss our massive summer sale event, Sept. 8-10. Get ready for sizzling savings on your favorite outfit. Up to 80% off our summer collection & accessories. (New collections, gowns & designers excluded.) Hurry, this sale will last only three days. Shop our Felicity T handbag line, made in Italy. Check out our latest Store Reporter Gift Pick. Follow us on Instagram & get 15% off our new collection. Congressional Plaza, 643-A Rockville Pike, Rockville.
Bethesda artist Shelley Dane blends traditional mosaic techniques with modern designs & resin finishes. She takes custom orders for beautiful, functional serving trays inspired by what’s meaningful to you: your home, your dog, your favorite spot, your favorite photo. Perfect for wedding gifts, anniversaries & milestone birthdays. Check out our pieces on Instagram & Store Reporter Gift Picks. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The perfect gift, made easy. We’ll take this task off your plate & save you time, energy & effort. Shop online or work with our “gift concierges” to create the perfect custom gift. Just let us know your budget and when & where to send the gifts; we’ll take care of the rest.
Your home for fashion at Pike & Rose. Shop our new all arrivals — coming in every day! Sweaters, blouses, pants, joggers… along with our vast selection of accessories, jewelry & handbags. Follow on Facebook & Instagram. Check out our latest Store Reporter Gift Pick. Pike & Rose, 11882 Grand Park Ave., Suite 609, North Bethesda.
Parties & Celebrations
Crafting authentic, memorable & customized experiences for private & corporate events. Celebrations & milestones, conferences & board meetings, team building, corporate retreats, networking & more. Whether you’re ready for an in-person event or still prefer virtual, we promise to make it unforgettable. Check us out on Instagram & Facebook. To start planning, email email@example.com.
Special occasion wear for girls, tweens & teens. Now open in downtown Bethesda. We have the perfect outfits for bar & bat mitzvahs (both service & party), recitals, graduations, cotillion & other special occasions. Our clothes are fashionable, well-made, well-priced, age-appropriate — and not typically found in department stores. Find us on Instagram & Facebook. For more info, email firstname.lastname@example.org. 7801 Norfolk Ave., Suite 104, Bethesda.
Family law, re-envisioned. Malech Law approaches divorce from a family perspective. Our clients will be heard, respected & understood. With expertise & compassion, we will find the best possible solutions for children & their families. Services include: divorce law, child custody, child support, domestic violence, protective orders & more.
Celebrating 15 years of framing your faces in Rockville. New releases arriving daily! From straight-up glamorous sophistication to subtle to artful, let us bring your look to life. Book an eyewear experience with one of our incredible opticians today. Appointments prioritized, walk-ups welcome. 130 Rollins Ave., Rockville.
One of MoCo’s leading providers of Invisalign. Drs. Richard & Debra Shin, board-certified orthodontists, are also experts in traditional braces, lingual braces such as InBrace, Brius, & 3D-printed braces such as Lightforce that best suit your lifestyle. We treat teens, adults & kids at two convenient locations: 4701 Randolph Road in Rockville & the Cabin John Village mini-mall in Potomac.
State-of-the-art dental treatment in a relaxing atmosphere surrounded by caring doctors and staff. No insurance? No problem! Join our V.I.P. dental plan, pay one monthly fee for free hygiene appointments and 10% off all other dental procedures. 7811 Montrose Road, Potomac.
Dr. Rachel Cohn & her talented team of opticians will make sure you always look & see your best. We offer high-tech eye exams & assessments, plus trending frames from designers like Robert Marc, Oliver Peoples & Anne et Valentin. We’ll monitor the health of your eyes & can assist with dry eyes, allergies, contact lenses & more. We are all vaccinated, & have state-of-the-art air & UV light filters. Potomac Woods Plaza, 1095 Seven Locks Road, Potomac.
Programs & Classes
“Crafts with Conviviality” is the motto at our studio in Bethesda’s Carderock Springs neighborhood. We’re one of the best-kept secrets in town for unique & creative after-school activities. Students age 6 to 99 get a fun introduction to knitting, crocheting, weaving, embroidery, felting & sewing. We also offer birthday parties, workshops & instruction at all levels. Fall classes forming now! Follow us on Facebook & Instagram, visit our website for registration.
What are your kids doing next summer? We’re here to offer ideas, expertise & plenty of options. Tips on Trips and Camps has been around for half a century, guiding families like yours to the best summer options for their students ages 7-18+. All our services are FREE to families. No need to figure this out alone — we are happy to help, with plenty of ideas for your summer!