Robert Wiedmaier's Mussel Bar Now Open
Chef Robert Wiedmaier's latest project, Mussel Bar, officially opened its doors tonight at 7262 Woodmont Ave. in Bethesda.
As you may guess from the name, this casual Flemish gastro-pub specializes in mussels and frites, which Wiedmaier does so very well at his Brasserie Beck. The menu features nearly a dozen preparations of the bivalves, including green curry with lemon grass; Delirium fennel, lemon and Stilton cheese; tomato fondue, capers and garlic; and classic white wine with garlic and parsley.
Also on the menu: döner kebabs, wood-fired tarts, sandwiches, oysters and a few entrees.
Wiedmaier also runs Marcel's, Brabo and its neighboring Tasting Room, and The Butcher's Block.