4611 Sangamore Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20816
Neighborhood: Bethesda/Glen Echo
Cuisines: French, Breakfast
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
Noise Level: Chatty
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.
Bistro starters, $5.50 to $18; main courses, $10 to $32.
At Praline (4611 Sangamore Rd., Bethesda; 301-229-8180), the quiches are individual little rounds with tender crusts and a cheesy filling—both the Lorraine and the goat-cheese-dried-tomato-and-leek are delicious ($4.95).