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Nashville notes

  Interview with Chef Maneet Chauhan ’00 of Chauhan Ale & Masala House in Nashville, TN   I strongly recommend eating at Husk (get the vegetables plate) and Chauhan Ale and Masala House (the Indian-Mexican fusion version of a chile … Continue reading

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Nashville bleg

What to do, where to eat, and is there a decent day trip around? Is there a good church outside town for hearing gospel music on a Sunday morning? I thank you all in advance for your counsel and wisdom. … Continue reading

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Barra Brava Cevicheria Urbana

Barra Brava Cevicheria Urbana, FB, hidden inside a liquor store in Rockville, surrounded by auto parts stores, 15921 Frederick Rd, Rockville, MD, 301-355-5325, note they often open as early as 10 am (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) … Continue reading

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Which ten restaurants would you most want to live next door to?

Seherli Tandir, in Baku, Azerbaijan is now on my list, but let me first explain the criteria. This is not about the best restaurants, it is about the ones that give you the most consumer surplus. For most of the … Continue reading

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Baku bleg

What should I see and where should I eat? I will be there soon, and any assistance or advice you can offer is much appreciated, thanks! Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Related Posts:Which … Continue reading

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10 Things I Learned: Tyler Cowen

That is a short interview with me from Northern Virginia magazine, here is one excerpt: When did you feel you had “made it”? Jan. 21, 1962 (his birthday). That was a turning point of sorts for me. How do you … Continue reading

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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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