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Pickles are underrated

You are going to be running to the refrigerator for snacks anyway, so why not make the most of it? Pickles are cool, fresh, delicious, and just the right size for snacking. At the same time, they are not too … Continue reading

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Support your favorite restaurant!

If you wish to support your favorite restaurant, and the American economy at the same time, perhaps consider buying a gift card from them? They get the money now and stay solvent, and you can cash in the card later, … Continue reading

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Which are the safest restaurants to eat in?

This is my subjective impression, not based on scientific sampling. Nonetheless, I think you should prefer cooked, hot food from a cuisine whose associated country already has had a traumatic experience with coronavirus. They will take the risk more seriously. … Continue reading

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King of Koshary

King of Koshary, web site, 5515 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 571-317-7925 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | zabihah | Reddit | Arlington Now | Ylp] Excellent fish dishes, from Alexandria (Egypt) and elsewhere. Very … Continue reading

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A Taste of Burma

A Taste of Burma, web site, 126 Edds Lane, Sterling, VA, 703-444-8511 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] (Previous review (2006)) Excellent place, maybe the best Burmese around? As usual, in … Continue reading

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Lubbock, Texas notes

Hill BBQ is perhaps the best I have had — ever. It is open Thursday and Saturday only, get the burnt ends and beef ribs. Next in line is Evie Mae’s, better known on the barbecue circuit, but still mostly … Continue reading

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Balagger Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar

Balagger Ethiopian Restaurant and Bar, web site, Build America Plaza, 3813E S. George Mason Dr, F, Falls Church, VA, you have to go around the back, usually they open at 10 a.m. and close at 2 a.m., soccer on the … Continue reading

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Wang Dynasty

Wang Dynasty, web site, 4929 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD, 301-654-1188 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Bethesda Mag | Ylp] Run by the people who used to do Michael’s Noodles in Rockville, this place … Continue reading

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Kith and Kin

Kith and Kin, web site, 801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC (in the InterContinental Hotel), 202-878-8566, Afro-Caribbean (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Michelin | Reddit | City Paper | NYT | … Continue reading

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Nazret Ethiopia Resturant

Nazret Ethiopia Resturant, web site, 3821 S George Mason Dr D, Falls Church, VA, 703-347-9911 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Now plausibly considered the best Ethiopian restaurant around, they have the freshest … Continue reading

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