“All I ever wanted to do was to own my own restaurant someday.” – Chef Matthew Milani

“Someday has arrived.” – The Rumor Mill Fusion Bar & Restaurant

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Howard Magazine’s “Best of Dining” 2012  

We are honored to have been included in the 2012 “Best of Dining” awards from Howard Magazine.  The Rumor Mill received honorable mentions in three categories: best chef, best small plates and best desserts.  (That’s our flourless chocolate-raspberry cake to the right.  Delicious, right?)

We find these awards particularly meaningful because they are based on a public vote.  Thank you to all the guests who voted for us in any category!  We hope to see you here soon.

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Valentine’s Day 2013  

Join us on Thursday, February 14 for two special menus that permit each guest to have a hand – literally! – in preparing his or her own dishes!  We’ll have some great wine specials too.  For details, visit our “Events & Parties” page.

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Weekly Specials

  • Spicy Feta Quesadilla $9.00

    spicy feta cheese spread, nutty red rice, sauteed red bell peppers & onions & peppery arugula folded into a large flour tortilla & grilled.  served with red pepper aioli for dipping

  • Shrimp Tempura $12.00

    three colossal-sized shrimp dipped in cornmeal-old bay tempura batter & quickly fried, served with a caramelized pineapple & garlic sauce for dipping

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