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Q by Peter Chang

Q by Peter Chang, web site, 4500 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD, 240-800-3722 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Washingtonian | DonRockwell | Ylp] What’s the point of a review? Your visit here will be all … Continue reading

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A safety net we all can stand behind

While food security has increased in importance globally, the availability of cheap and nutritious meals at hawker centres is particularly central to Singaporean life. The hawker stalls that serve up traditional favourites such as char kway teow* and Hokkien mee … Continue reading

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Indigo

Indigo, web site, 243 K St NE, Washington, DC, 202-544-4777, the hours can vary on weekends so do check. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Michelin Guide | Ylp] … Continue reading

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Ambar

Ambar, web site, 2901 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-875-9663 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor |NoVA Mag | Ylp] A true Balkan restaurant, staffed by many Balkans as well. Given its location in … Continue reading

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Arroz

Arroz, web site, 901 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 202-869-3300 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | Zagat | Ylp] Located inside a big hotel complex (Marriott Marquis), this Mike Isabella Moroccan-Spanish restaurant is far … Continue reading

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Food consumption now has higher entry barriers than does music consumption

Marco Bresba emails me: I loved your post on how Food has displaced Music in pop culture (March 29) I’ve been thinking about the topic for years, and I believe complacency is pertinent. Musical taste (like one’s taste in wine, … Continue reading

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Street Kitchen

Street Kitchen, web site, 7943B Tysons Corner Center, Ste G21U (2nd floor), Tysons Corner, VA, Tysons Corner Mall I, floor 2, near the restaurant American Tandoor, 571-633-1820 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | TripAdvisor | Ylp] … Continue reading

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&pizza

&pizza, web site, 705 H St NW, Washington, DC, 202-558-7569 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] I was walking from Union Station to about NY Ave. and 11th, … Continue reading

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Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot

Little Sheep Mongolian Hot Pot, web site, Eden Center, 6799 Wilson Blvd., #10, Falls Church, VA, 571-405-6947 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] When I go to a new hot pot place, I typically feel it’s going … Continue reading

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Bindaas

Bindaas, web site, 3309 Connecticut Ave. NW, Washington, DC, 202-244-6550 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Gayot] From the people who brought you Rasika, this place is … Continue reading

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