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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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Kao Sarn Thai

Kao Sarn Thai, web site, 6795 Wilson Blvd., Falls Church, VA, #12, inside, in Eden Center, 703-992-7440 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | TripAdvisor | Ylp] This mom and pop is one of the very best … Continue reading

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San Francisco dining

Mandalay was the best Burmese food I’ve had, probably ever (NB: I’ve never been to Myanmar). Get the noodle dishes and soups, not the meat-based curries. In the Richmond neighborhood. Angor Borei is very good Cambodian, I enjoyed the pumpkin … Continue reading

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Finnish dining markets in everything

A pop-up in Helsinki, Finland might have just stumbled upon the answer to a question nobody was really asking: How can I order delivery and also go to a restaurant at the same time? Sure, table service restaurants kind of … Continue reading

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Luzmary

Luzmary, web site, 7151 Lee Highway, Falls Church, VA, 703-533-1105 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp] I would say that Bolivian restaurants in this area are largely converging in terms of … Continue reading

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My Conversation with Mark Miller

Mark is the most brilliant food mind I have met, here is the opening summary: Mark Miller is often called the founder of modern southwestern cuisine, but his unique anthropological approach to food has led him to explore cuisines in … Continue reading

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“Why isn’t your way of eating and dining more popular?”

That is a request from an MR reader. Getting past the “because I am weird” answer, I will offer a few observations: 1. I think my view, or broadly speaking some version of it, is in fact pretty popular, though … Continue reading

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Where to eat in Lagos, Nigeria

Much of the food is good but not excellent. For the very best, I recommend two places in particular: The Yellow Chilli: (TripAdvisor) All the dishes seem to be quite good, but arguably the jollof rice and the seafood okra … Continue reading

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Kiroran

Kiroran, web site, 10728 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA (next to the H-Mart, please note the sign does not say “Kiroran,” rather right now in December 2016 it is “QTea Café”) 703-865-5033 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ … Continue reading

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Esencias Panameñas

Esencias Panameñas, web site, 3322 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-688-7250 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Gayot] Quite a charming place, and as far as I know the only … Continue reading

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