Category Archives: Bakery

Dulce’s Bakery and Empanada Shop

Dulce’s Bakery and Empanada Shop, web site, 3900C Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA, next to Wild Chicken and the Ethiopian place, 703-978-8021, closed Mondays. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Don Rockwell] They used to sell just … Continue reading

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Claims about pastries

Which raises a delicate question: Having already eclipsed Paris in Michelin stars, could Tokyo chefs one day eclipse the French at their own cuisine? I put the question to pastry chef Sugino, who trained in France and is one of … Continue reading

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Cinthia’s Bakery and Cafe

Cinthia’s Bakery and Cafe, 5860 Columbia Pike, Falls Church, VA (just west/southwest of Bailey’s Crossroads Shopping Center (with Full Kee and Trader Joe’s)), 703-998-1771, opens at 9 am, closed Tuesdays (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) A charming … Continue reading

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Bayou Bakery

Bayou Bakery, web site, 1515 N. Courthouse Road, Arlington, VA, 703-243-2410 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Gayot] Not bad but not great either. A fun … Continue reading

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Guatemalteca Tikal (Tikal Bakery)

Guatemalteca Tikal (Tikal Bakery), 4320 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-256-0020, usually opens at 6 am but check, also a bakery. Great atmosphere, the food is OK but only OK. Try the soups. They have pupusas too. Assorted, scattered items, like … Continue reading

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Super Tacos & Bakery

Super Tacos & Bakery (same place, used to be called Tacos Pepitos Bakery 2), 1762 Columbia Road NW, Washington, DC, 202-232-7121 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Yelp] Maybe the most authentic Mexican place in DC … Continue reading

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La Flor de Puebla Bakery V

La Flor de Puebla Bakery V, 6300 Kenilworth Avenue, Riverdale, MD, 301-699-8657 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo (scroll down under Bakeries)] A real Mexican bakery, lovely stuff. I don’t usually cover bakeries, but they also sell … Continue reading

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Le Matin de Paris

Le Matin de Paris, web site, 7326 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-914-0088 (by the Pollo place and across from Jerry’s) (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Citysearch | WaPo (scroll down) | Yelp] Also at 4217 Annandale … Continue reading

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