Category Archives: Current Favorites

East Dumpling House

East Dumpling House, 12 North Washington St., Suite 14G, Rockville, MD, 301-762-6200, no reservations, opens at 10:30 am (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Yelp reviews | Yelp photos and menu] Real Beijing … Continue reading

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Gharer Khabar

Gharer Khabar, 5151 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA, 703-973-2432 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | Don Rockwell | Yelp] (Previous review here.) A new Bangladeshi place, now up and running — sort of — and suddenly one … Continue reading

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Karaikudi Restaurant

Karaikudi Restaurant, web site, 13949 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly, VA, 703-817-7755, off of Rt. 50 just before Rt. 28 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Yelp] Top-notch Tamil Nadu/ Chettinad Indian food, clearly the spiciest place … Continue reading

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Jewel of India

Jewel of India, web site, 10151 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD (just outside the Beltway), 301-408-2200 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | dishtip | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] … Continue reading

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Keren Restaurant

Keren Restaurant, 1780 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC (near 18th and U Streets NW), 202-265-5764 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | AllMenus | City Paper | Yelp] This place is exactly what more ethnic restaurants in … Continue reading

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Hunan Gate Restaurant

Hunan Gate Restaurant, web site, 4233 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA, 703-243-5678 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Menuism | City Paper | Yelp] July 16, 2012: Updated review here. photo credit: Micah Sittig … Continue reading

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Mount of Lebanon

Mount of Lebanon, 2922 Annandale Rd., Falls Church, VA, 703-241-7071 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) This is a reopened version of the excellent restaurant which used to be in Falls Church City, attached to a Lebanese butcher, … Continue reading

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Bang Ga Nae

Bang Ga Nae, 6499 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA, 703-941-2722 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Located in the little house where the North Korean place (Pyongyang Soondae) used to be. Now they specialize in goat dishes, done … Continue reading

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Thai X-ing – Update May 2011

Thai X-ing, web site, 515 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-332-4322, no lunch, All take-out (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | InTowner | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell |

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R&R Tacqueria – Gas station tacos

R&R Tacqueria, web site, 7894 Washington Blvd. (Rt.1), Elkridge, MD, 13 minutes north of the 495/95 intersection (I-95 Waterloo Road exit 41A), look for the Shell sign. 410-799-0001 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell … Continue reading

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