Category Archives: Chinese

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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How to find good food in Chengdu

1. Many people in Chengdu are experts on the local food scene. Recruit one of them, but don’t be shocked if they insist on paying for your meal every time. 2. Go downtown to the Crowne Plaza hotel, walk out … Continue reading

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Shanghai notes

Very good dumplings and noodle soups can be had on the streets in small restaurants for a dollar or two. When you look further afield I can recommend Yi Long Court, a very fine Cantonese restaurant in the Peninsula Hotel. … Continue reading

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88 China Restaurant

88 China Restaurant, 13635 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Chantilly, VA (about five minutes’ drive west of Fair Oaks mall), 703-378-0869 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] I call it “The new old China Star.” It’s run by … Continue reading

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China Star

China Star, web site, 9600 Main Street (Route 236), Fairfax, VA, 703-323-8822 (in the same shopping center as Kinko’s and Cinema Arts Theatre) [Google | Don Rockwell | Ylp | Zagat] China Star for the last two years (2012-2014) has … Continue reading

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Peter Chang China Cafe

Peter Chang China Cafe, web site, 1771 Carl D. Silver Parkway, Fredericksburg, VA, 540-786-8988 [HuffPo | Wikipedia | Google | Washingtonian | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell | TripAdvisor] Yes it’s that Peter Chang. I’ve only been three times, but … Continue reading

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Panda Gourmet

Panda Gourmet, Langdon Days Inn, Facebook, web site, 2700 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC, just east of Bladensburg Road, NE, 202-636-3588 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Trip Advisor] It … Continue reading

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