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Ethiopian food in Ethiopia

  Rock-Hewn Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia   I will compare to Ethiopian food in the United States, so I won’t be starting from scratch here. The good news is that the product is tastier in Ethiopia. But the other good … Continue reading

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Fava Pot

Fava Pot, web site, The Shops at West Falls Church, 7393 D Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA, 703-204-0609 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | BizJournals | Washingtonian | WaPo | TripAdvisor | zabihah | NoVA Mag … Continue reading

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Royal Nepal Restaurant

Royal Nepal Restaurant, web site, 3807 Mt Vernon Ave, Alexandria, VA, 571-312-5130 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] [Royal Nepal] when NEPAL invites YOU – Alexandria, VA (Nepali Food) … Continue reading

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Pittsburgh bleg

Duquesne Incline To Mount Washington, Pittsburgh A loyal reader writes to me: Maybe a bleg on MR at some point (not naming me) for good places to eat and things to do in Pittsburgh? The suburbs stretching out to eastern … Continue reading

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Boba and Bites

Boba and Bites, web site, Angelika Mosaic, on the far side by Gallows Road near the Panera, B, 8191 Strawberry Lane, #2, Falls Church, VA, 703-866-8288 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Ylp] KIDS vs. FOOD … Continue reading

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Reren

Reren, web site, 817 7th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-290-3577 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Chinese, mix of Shanghai and Sichuan, plus some Japanese too. Small, cheap. I would not … Continue reading

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Lotus Garden

Lotus Garden, web site (another web site), 224 Maple Ave. West, Vienna, VA, 703-255-9888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | FCNP | TripAdvisor | NoVA Mag | Ylp] I’ve been many times, and I sway between … Continue reading

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Ethiopia bleg

I’ll be there, in a bit of time, and I’ll have the chance to get outside Addis Adaba. What do you all recommend to me? And where and what should I eat? I thank you all in advance for your … Continue reading

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The decline of German food in America

German food’s decline “reflects the cultural mix of this country toward more Latin American, Asian and African American culture, and less of the mainstay Germanic culture that influenced this country for many decades,” said Arnim von Friedeburg, an importer of … Continue reading

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Isabella Eatery

Isabella Eatery, web site, Tysons II, 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA, 571-489-8505, top floor food court (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | WTOP | City Paper | NoVA Mag | … Continue reading

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