Category Archives: Current Favorites

Takumi

Takumi, web site, 310 S. Washington Blvd., Falls Church, VA, Rt.29, just west of Rt.7, 703-241-1128. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | NoVA Mag | Ylp | Don Rockwell] This is the best sushi place around, … Continue reading

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Marib

Marib, 6981 Hechinger Drive, Springfield, VA, 703-376-3388, note the larger sign still says “BBQ Delight.” More importantly, this is easier to find than most places in Springfield, easily accessible through Backlick Rd. in Annandale, or 495 or 395. (Metro Trip … Continue reading

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Baan Thai

Baan Thai, web site, 1326 14th Street NW, Washington, DC 202-588-5889 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] Regional Thai cuisine, from four different parts of the country, … 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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DCity SmokeHouse

DCity SmokeHouse, web site, 8 Florida Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-733-1919, they open at noon (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | HungryLobbyist | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] This is … Continue reading

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Rose’s Luxury

Rose’s Luxury, web site, 707 8th Street SE, Washington, DC, 202-580-8889 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Bon Appetit | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Gayot] I was skeptical, … 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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The Partisan

The Partisan, web site, 709 D Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-524-5322 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] You could argue for putting this one under … Continue reading

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Saba

Saba, Yemeni restaurant, 3900 A Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-425-1130 (or 252-347-2016) (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Ylp] Wow, a real Yemeni place and an authentic one at that. Where Sheba (Ethiopian) used to … Continue reading

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