Category Archives: Chinese

Distinct Taste

Distinct Taste, web site, another web site, 617 S. Frederick Ave., Gaithersburg, MD, 301-987-0800 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | Ylp] What a weird restaurant! No one seems to go here, and when I called for … Continue reading

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Notes from Changsha, Hunan province

Changsha is the ugliest and most ungainly Chinese city I have seen, which is saying something. Nonetheless for a food pilgrimage it is a serious rival for #1 spot in the world, perhaps surpassing Chengdu for the quality and novelty … Continue reading

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Yu Zhou Café

Yu Zhou Café, web site, 576 N Frederick Ave, Gaithersburg, MD, 301-330-9808 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] This is a strange but also excellent place. The clientele is Latino and Chinese, and … Continue reading

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North West Chinese Food

North West Chinese Food, 7313-E Baltimore Ave., College Park, MD, 240-714-4473, very close to University of Maryland. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] I really enjoyed my meal here, because I love this cuisine and it is … Continue reading

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Queen Ammanisa

Queen Ammanisa, web site (many scripts), FB, 320 23rd St. Crystal City, VA, 703-414-7888 [The Golden Road to Samarqand | Ylp | Zabihah | Arlington Now] Yes, we now have a Uighur/Uyghur restaurant, did you know that Fairfax is a … Continue reading

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Dumpling Queen

Dumpling Queen, 13942 Metrotech Drive, Chantilly, VA, closed Tuesdays, 703-378-4222 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | Ylp] An unusual bundle of real Chinese dishes and for-America corruptions. But the best items here are excellent: get the … Continue reading

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China Chilcano

China Chilcano, web site, 418 7th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-783-0941, open between lunch and dinner times by the way (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | Zagat | City Paper | Ylp | Don … Continue reading

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Nanjing Bistro

Nanjing Bistro, 11213 Lee Highway, Suite C, Fairfax, VA, 703-385-8686 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Imagine a whole restaurant devoted to Chinese food as it is found in Nanjing! This place is the real deal. You … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Noodle House

Super Bowl Noodle House, web site, 785-G Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 301-738-0086 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | dishtip | Ylp | Don Rockwell] This place is a revelation and a knock-out, one of the absolute … Continue reading

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Hunan Taste

Hunan Taste, web site, 10160 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA, 703-877-0988 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] Update July, 2016: CLOSED This is real Hunan food! I’ll be producing a full review, but on my first … Continue reading

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