Category Archives: Maryland

Barra Brava Cevicheria Urbana

Barra Brava Cevicheria Urbana, FB, hidden inside a liquor store in Rockville, surrounded by auto parts stores, 15921 Frederick Rd, Rockville, MD, 301-355-5325, note they often open as early as 10 am (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) … Continue reading

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Xian Gourmet

Xian Gourmet, web site, 316 N Washington St, Rockville, MD, 301-875-1544 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Wow. Word is this is from the people who brought you Panda Gourmet in DC. As a Sichuan place, it … Continue reading

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Toosso

Toosso, web site, 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling, VA, 703-433-1233. There is also a branch in Rockville, at 1596A Rockville Pike, Rockville, 301-768-4645. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | TripAdvisor | zabihah | City Paper | NoVA … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Washington, D.C. dining scene

Can One Chef’s Approach to Global Fine Dining Catch on in Washington D.C.? Contrary to what many people will insist, it’s now possible to eat excellent Mexican food, including tacqueria-style tacos, in D.C., Northern Virginia and nearby Maryland. But this … Continue reading

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Q by Peter Chang

Q by Peter Chang, web site, 4500 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD, 240-800-3722 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Washingtonian | DonRockwell | Ylp] What’s the point of a review? Your visit here will be all … Continue reading

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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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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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Chettinadu Indian Cuisine

Chettinadu Indian Cuisine, web site, 15124 N. Frederick Rd., Rockville, MD, 301-251-8991 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] Get the goat soup, the chettinadu naattukozhi varuval (chicken in a tamil dark sauce, a real knockout), … Continue reading

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Kingsway Café of Laurel

Kingsway Café of Laurel, web site, 13919 Baltimore Ave., Laurel, MD, 240-294-4144 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Full of charm and good humor, this is one of the few Nigerian places around. … 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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