Category Archives: Chinese

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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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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