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Comali foods: tamales and pupusas from El Salvador

They sent me, gratis, non-frozen tamales from El Salvador. They sell pupusas too, and with improved technologies: The retort process uses a combination of heat and pressure to “sterilize” the foods, which are sealed in special pouches similar to military … Continue reading

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The meaning of death, from an economist’s point of view

A few days ago Garett Jones came to my office door and asked “what do we really know about labor supply?” I said we might as well extend the query to labor demand. In any case, here was part of … Continue reading

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Mirabelle

Mirabelle, web site, 900 16th Street MW, Washington, DC, 202-506-3833 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Michelin | City Paper | Ylp]   With Charles Philipponnat   Note that the … Continue reading

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Guatemalteca Tikal (Tikal Bakery)

Guatemalteca Tikal (Tikal Bakery), 4320 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-256-0020, usually opens at 6 am but check, also a bakery. Great atmosphere, the food is OK but only OK. Try the soups. They have pupusas too. Assorted, scattered items, like … Continue reading

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Antipuqueño Restaurant

Antipuqueño Restaurant (also Intipuqueno), web site, 2504 Ennalls Avenue, Wheaton, MD, 301-942-1129 (web site says place is for sale) This place is a total wreck and mess when it comes to service, décor, and organization. They also serve the best … Continue reading

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Favorite Places – July 2007

These are my current favorites. Overall Thai X-ing and Hong Kong Palace, favorite Korean is Il Mee or Gom Ba Woo, chicken would be El Pollo Rico or the Korean fried chicken place in Lotte Plaza (Cheogajip Chicken), Chinese is … Continue reading

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Rinconcito Chapin

Rinconcito Chapin, 303 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA, in Buckingham Center, 703-807-0025 or 703-525-3836 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) The menu here is like that of an El Salvadorean restaurant, except without the Pupusas. So why go? … Continue reading

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Sarita’s

Sarita’s, 2794 Graham Road, Falls Church, VA, 703-533-9448 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | City Paper | Yelp] Authentic, to say the least. Plus you can find Sarita’s II in the Culmore Shopping Center on Rt. … Continue reading

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El Zunzal

El Zunzal, 917 W. Broad Street, Falls Church, VA, 703-532-9372, also 5900 Columbia Pike, Falls Church, VA, 703-379-5100 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Falls Church News-Press | City Paper | Yelp] A good place for El Salvadorean … Continue reading

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Restaurante El Salvador

Restaurante El Salvador, 4805 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 703-521-3225 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [City Paper] One of the best Salvadorean places, in a universe of dozens. Juicy pupusas, nice atmosphere. Also get the corn tamales, tamale … Continue reading

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