|Attman's corned beef on rye|
Photo: Lorraine Fitzsimmons
Still, Bethesda is having a dining boom that also deserves attention. Baltimore’s legendary Attman’s Delicatessen opened over the weekend in the Cabin John Shopping Center - right next door to the recent arrival Benny’s Bar & Grill, a relaxed American gathering spot that has become quite a scene. There were lines out the door in 90 plus degree heat to get a corned beef and pickle fix.
Meanwhile, chocoholics are loosening their belts in anticipation of Max Brenner’s opening in Downtown Bethesda. This mecca of chocolate desserts and drinks won’t waste customers' calories by serving lunch or dinner. They can go strictly for the sugar and cocoa rush (7263 Woodmont Ave., Bethesda).