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Kaliwa

Kaliwa, web site, 751 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC, 202-516-4739 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] One of the best ethnic restaurants in DC right now, and the … Continue reading

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Xian Gourmet

Xian Gourmet, web site, 316 N Washington St, Rockville, MD, 301-875-1544 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Wow. Word is this is from the people who brought you Panda Gourmet in DC. As a Sichuan place, it … Continue reading

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Asian Origin

Asian Origin, web site, 1753 Pinnacle Drive, McLean, VA, very close to Tysons II, 703-448-9988 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Ylp] Mostly Sichuan, this is the best Chinese food in Virginia right now. You … Continue reading

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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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