Category Archives: Maryland

Yu Noodles Café

Yu Noodles Café, web site, 9 Dawson Ave., Rockville, MD, 301-978-7693 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Small menu, cozy, mom and pop, mostly in the Sichuan/Chongqing direction. … Continue reading

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Ananda

Ananda, web site, 7421 Maple Lawn Blvd., Fulton, MD, 301-725-4800. Hard to get to, but it is there! (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Baltimore Sun | Baltimore Mag | Ylp] Right … Continue reading

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Port Au Prince

Port Au Prince, web site, 7912 Georgia Ave., Silver Spring, MD, 301-565-2006. Closed Fridays, as they are Seventh Day Adventists, slightly unusual hours so check before going. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | Bethesda … Continue reading

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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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