Category Archives: Seafood

Is KOKS the best restaurant in the world?

KOKS, web site, Í Geilini 13, Tórshavn 175, Faroe Islands [Fodors | TripAdvisor] I am told KOKS is a Faroese word for “adding something excellent,” though there are varying accounts of the translation. In any case, in terms of originality, … Continue reading

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The Riggsby

The Riggsby, web site, 1731 New Hampshire Ave NW, Washington, DC, 202-787-1500, open many different hours as it is a hotel restaurant too (in The Carlyle). (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | … Continue reading

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Fiola Mare

Fiola Mare, web site, 3050 K Street NW, Washington, DC (Enter at 31st St NW & Waterfront), 202-628-0065 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Zagat] Here’s a … Continue reading

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Should you scorn seafood in the American Midwest?

Bruce Arthur, a loyal MR reader, writes to me: I grew up in a Polish immigrant neighborhood in Chicago, where I was raised on a diet high in seafood. My mother was raised close to the Baltic Sea and we … 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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New Orleans Cajun Seafood

New Orleans Cajun Seafood, web site and here, too, 6168 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, VA, in Willston Shopping Center across from Mark’s Duck House, 703-536-2288 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Yelp] Run by Vietnamese … Continue reading

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Pelican Seafood

Pelican Seafood, 7327 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-354-9888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Chowhound | Yelp] An odd mix of a totally normal “American-Chinese” restaurant, eight or so quite good Hong Kong style noodle soup dishes … Continue reading

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Seafood Hokkaido Buffet

Seafood Hokkaido Buffet, 5900 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, Baileys Crossroads, VA, 703-845-0888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Yelp] Huge, cavernous, and culturally unidentifiable despite the Japanese name. They serve sushi, kimchee, 1950s style cafeteria food … Continue reading

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Eel Se Flounder Dong (Annandale Seafood Restaurant)

Eel Se Flounder Dong (Annandale Seafood Restaurant), web site, 7123 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-642-0628 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Lots of sushi and sashimi, fresh fish, above average in those areas, plus they specialize in … Continue reading

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Chung Jin Dong, Crab House – CLOSED

Chung Jin Dong, Crab House, web site (in Korean), 6499 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA (close to Annandale), 703-941-2722 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Update March 2011: now Pyongyang Soondae. Run and patronized by Koreans, with … Continue reading

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