Category Archives: Chinese

Uncle Liu’s Hot Pot

Uncle Liu’s Hot Pot, web site, 2972 Gallows Road, Merrifield, VA, 703-560-6868 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Tyson’s Reporter | Ylp] This is not your Uncle’s Uncle Liu’s! New ownership, mostly a new … Continue reading

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Mama Chang

Mama Chang, web site, 3251 Old Lee Hwy, Fairfax, VA, 703-268-5556. So far they are open for lunch only Friday through Sunday, and reservations for large parties only. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | … Continue reading

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Yu Noodles Café

Yu Noodles Café, web site, 9 Dawson Ave., Rockville, MD, 301-978-7693 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Small menu, cozy, mom and pop, mostly in the Sichuan/Chongqing direction. … Continue reading

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Shared Plates, Shared Minds: Consuming from a Shared Plate Promotes Cooperation

  Here’s What Happens When Strangers Unexpectedly Eat Together At The Airport   A meal naturally brings people together, but does the way a meal is served and consumed further matter for cooperation between people? This research (n = 1476) … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit, web site, 1313 Dolley Madison Blvd., you have to enter on Beverly, McLean, VA, 703-646-8968 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] How come no one reviews this place? The menu is limited, … 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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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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