Neighborhood Eats: Praline
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Praline
Address: 4611 Sangamore Rd., Bethesda, MD 20816
Phone: 301-229-8180
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: French, Breakfast
Opening Hours: Bakery open Monday through Friday 8 to 8, Saturday and Sunday 8 to 7. Bistro open for lunch Monday through Saturday 11 to 2:30. Open for dinner daily, 5 to 9:30. Open for brunch Sunday 10 to 3.
Nearby Metro Stops: Friendship Heights
Price Range: Moderate
Dress: Informal
Noise Level: Chatty
Reservations: Recommended
Best Dishes In the bistro: Gazpacho; duck confit; pan-sauteed cod; chicken pot pie; coq au vin; seafood fricassee; New York strip au poivre; chocolate mousse; frozen honey-nougat cream. In the bakery: framboisine; macaroons.
Price Details: Bistro starters, $5.50 to $18; main courses, $10 to $32.

Comfort comes in many guises at this French bakery/restaurant. Nibble on Parisian sweets, including macaroons in more than a dozen flavors, in the downstairs cafe. Or dine upstairs, choosing from an ever-changing roster of dishes such as duck confit, seafood fricassee, steak au poivre, and coq au vin. A sidewalk cafe and upstairs patio are sublime spots to dine alfresco.

-March, 2008 

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