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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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Bistro Aracosia

Bistro Aracosia, web site, 5100 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Washington, DC, 202-363-0400 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] One of the best ethnic restaurants in DC, and indeed one of the best … Continue reading

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Chiko

Chiko, web site, 423 8th SE, Washington, DC, 202-558-9934 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] Chinese and Korean and fusion, this place is all the rage … Continue reading

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Toosso

Toosso, web site, 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling, VA, 703-433-1233. There is also a branch in Rockville, at 1596A Rockville Pike, Rockville, 301-768-4645. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | TripAdvisor | zabihah | City Paper | NoVA … Continue reading

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Maydan

Maydan, web site, 1346 Florida Ave NW, Washington, DC, 202-370-3696, dinner only. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] Food from the Caucasus, Georgia, Azerbaijan, Moroccan, and … Continue reading

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