Category Archives: Current Favorites

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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Thai Taste by Kob

Thai Taste by Kob, FB, 11315 Fern Street, Wheaton, MD, 301-942-0288 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Ylp] A Thai street food place, excellent quality. The whole fish in chili sauce … Continue reading

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Charcoal Chicken

Charcoal Chicken, web site, 13969 Metrotech Dr., Chantilly, VA, 703-953-3707 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | zabihah] The number one Pakistani place in Virginia, better than the competitors. Get the karahi chicken and the lamb with … Continue reading

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Elephant Jumps – Update

Elephant Jumps, web site, Thai food in Merrifield, 8110 A Arlington Blvd, Falls Church, VA, 22042, 703-942-6600, in the Yorktowne Center, more on Gallows than Route 50 (it is in the northwest corner of the Center, which sits on the … Continue reading

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Shakthi

Shakthi, web site, 3807 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-739-2400, where Po Siam used to be, next to The Birchmere (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [DelRay Patch] This Sri Lankan restaurant is a knockout. Get the String … Continue reading

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