Category Archives: Current Favorites

Thai Taste by Kob

Thai Taste by Kob, FB, 11315 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD, 301-942-0288 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Ylp] A Thai street food place, excellent quality. The whole fish in chili sauce … Continue reading

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Charcoal Chicken

Charcoal Chicken, web site, 13969 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly, VA, 703-953-3707 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | zabihah] The number one Pakistani place in Virginia, better than the competitors. Get the karahi chicken and the lamb with … Continue reading

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Elephant Jumps – Update

Elephant Jumps, web site, Thai food in Merrifield, 8110 A Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA, 22042, 703-942-6600, in the Yorktowne Center, more on Gallows than Route 50 (it is in the northwest corner of the Center, which sits on the … Continue reading

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Shakthi

Shakthi, web site, 3807 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-739-2400, where Po Siam used to be, next to The Birchmere (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [DelRay Patch] This Sri Lankan restaurant is a knockout. Get the String … Continue reading

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Siroo

Siroo, 4231-N Markham Street, Annandale, VA (formerly Sakura Express), 703-354-5488 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google] This is the only Korean porridge place around. I recommend the chicken with ginseng, oyster with seaweed, and abalone, all in … Continue reading

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Aladdin

Aladdin, 5169 Lee Highway, Garden City Shopping Center, Arlington, VA, 703-533-0077 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Arlington Now | FCNP] (This is at the previous location of Deshi Spice.) An awesome Bangladeshi restaurant. Get the … Continue reading

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Blue Sand Seafood

Blue Sand Seafood, 4231-H Markham Street, Annandale, VA, 703-914-1004 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google] This is now the best Korean place for seafood, especially those spicy stews and soups which hardly anyone likes (but I do). … Continue reading

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Kogiya, Korean BBQ

Kogiya, Korean BBQ, web site, 4220 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-942-6995 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell] This is now a clear first choice for Korean barbecue in the area. … Continue reading

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Nostos

Nostos, web site, 8100 Boone Blvd, Vienna, VA (at Tysons off of Aline, across from Fairfax Square), 703-760-0690 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] Finally this … Continue reading

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Elephant Jumps

Elephant Jumps, web site, Thai food in Merrifield, 8110 A Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA, 22042, 703-942-6600, in the Yorktowne Center, more on Gallows than Route 50. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Don … Continue reading

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