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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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Airline markets in everything – AirAsia’s Santan

  AirAsia’s Inflight Food Behind-the-Scenes   Out of the many repulsive things about air travel, airline food probably ranks high. But not for AirAsia. Asia’s largest low-cost carrier is betting people love its food so much that it opened its … Continue reading

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Punjab Grill

Punjab Grill, web site, 427 11th St. NW, Washington, DC, 202-813-3004 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Reddit | City Paper | Ylp] I have mixed feelings about this fancy Indian place. … Continue reading

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Thamee

Thamee, web site, 1320 H St NE, Washington, DC, 202-750-6529, dinner and three days brunch, no usual lunch. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian (also) | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] As far as … Continue reading

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Fresca Tacqueria & Rosticeria

Fresca Tacqueria & Rosticeria (Tacqueria Rosticeria on the front sign), web site, 701 H St. NE, Washington, DC, 202-544-1579 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] I ended up having one meal here “by mistake,” as … Continue reading

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El Habanero Tacqueria

El Habanero Tacqueria, FB, 7321 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 571-378-0185 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] I was happy right off the bat when the chips and salsa were decent. The fried mojarra (trout) … Continue reading

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Dining out in Karachi

The general standard is very high, though trying to chase after “the best place” does not seem worth the effort — it is more about choosing the best dish to order. As in India, the hotel restaurants are excellent, and … Continue reading

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Sloppy Mama’s Barbecue and Catering

Sloppy Mama’s Barbecue and Catering, web site, 5731 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA, 703-269-2718, closed Mondays. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Arlington Now | Washingtonian | Trip Advisor | Ylp] A more authentic barbecue joint than … Continue reading

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