Category Archives: Chinese

Sichuan Legend Hot Pot

Sichuan Legend Hot Pot, web site, 9992 Main St., Fairfax, VA, 703-865-7773, 571-536-7780, closed Tuesday (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Restaurant Guru] I don’t love most hot pot but the core Sichuan dishes here are … Continue reading

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What could be more self-recommending than this?

Fuchsia Dunlop, Invitation to a Banquet: The Story of Chinese Food. Due out in November. Originally posted on Marginal Revolution – click to see comments and suggestions. Related Posts:*The Food of Sichuan,* by Fuchsia DunlopShi Miaodao Yunnan Rice NoodleCafe China … Continue reading

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Le Wei Peter Zhang

Le Wei Peter Zhang, web site, 10728 Fairfax Blvd Fairfax, VA 22030 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google] If you want to open a new Peter Chang restaurant in Fairfax, but not quite tell people it is … Continue reading

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Shi Miaodao Yunnan Rice Noodle

Shi Miaodao Yunnan Rice Noodle, 819 Hungerford Drive, Rockville, MD, 240-386-8596 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Rest Guru] Small, very mom and pop, though actually part of a much broader chain. This is … Continue reading

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Cafe China – NYC

Cafe China, web site, 59 W.37th St. NY, NY, 212-213-2810 [Google | NYMag | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Recently opened, still in “soft launch” phase. Sichuan, but fragrant rather than “knock your socks off hot.” The smoked tofu is amazing, the … Continue reading

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Yanzi Noodle House and Taiwan Style

Yanzi Noodle House and Taiwan Style, web site, 10955 Fairfax Blvd, Suite 108, Fairfax, VA (between T-Mobile and Red Wing), 301-777-8888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Reddit | Ylp] They moved from Rockville, MD. One … Continue reading

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Yu Noodles, Fairfax

Yu Noodles, Fairfax, web site, 11217-C Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 703-877-0818, in the same strip mall as Nanjing Bistro. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | NoVA Mag | Ylp] One of the best places around, and … Continue reading

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Which are the safest restaurants to eat in?

This is my subjective impression, not based on scientific sampling. Nonetheless, I think you should prefer cooked, hot food from a cuisine whose associated country already has had a traumatic experience with coronavirus. They will take the risk more seriously. … Continue reading

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Wang Dynasty

Wang Dynasty, web site, 4929 Bethesda Ave, Bethesda, MD, 301-654-1188 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Bethesda Mag | Ylp] Run by the people who used to do Michael’s Noodles in Rockville, this place … Continue reading

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Taipei notes

My other visit here was thirty years ago, and most of all I am surprised by how little has changed. The architecture now looks all the more retro, the alleyways all the more noir, and the motorbikes have by no … Continue reading

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