Category Archives: Reader Recommended

Canvas Tapas

Canvas Tapas, 1836 18th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-797-4930 Their caramelized tapas come recommended, but I am skeptical. Looks like a place for poseurs. Is this place closed? Related Posts:

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Posted in Adams Morgan/Mount Pleasant, DC, Reader Recommended, Spanish | Comments Off on Canvas Tapas

Sumah’s

Sumah’s, web site, 1727 Seventh Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-462-7309, (near 7th and R, Howard Univeristy metro stop) (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [City Paper | Yelp] From Jeff Bryan, who works at AID: ”Down-home West African … Continue reading

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Posted in Columbia Heights/Howard University, DC, Reader Recommended, West African | Comments Off on Sumah’s

Izora – Closed

Izora, 1115 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD, 301-495-2960 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Silver Spring Voice | Washingtonian | openlist | Yelp] UPDATE May 20, 2006: A commenter says Izora is closed, replaced by Gallery with Carribbean … Continue reading

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Posted in Maryland, Nigerian, Reader Recommended, Silver Spring, West African | 1 Comment

Sakoontra

Sakoontra, web site, 12300-C Price Club Plaza, Fairfax, VA, 703-818-8886 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] I went here once, and enjoyed the fried watercress salad. … Continue reading

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Posted in Fairfax, Reader Recommended, Thai, Virginia | 2 Comments

Urban Thai

Urban Thai (formerly Thai Smile), 561 23rd Street, Arlington, VA, 703-979-0777, between Fern and Eads, near Crystal City (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) A reader tells me it is great. There are many other Thai places, more … Continue reading

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Posted in Crystal City/Pentagon City/National Airport, Reader Recommended, Thai, Virginia | Comments Off on Urban Thai

Thai Seafood and Grill

Thai Seafood and Grill, The romance Restaurant, web site, 2732 Crain Highway, Waldorf, MD, 301-932-4388 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] I’ve given up adding random Thai places to this list. There are too many of them, … Continue reading

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Luang Thai or Thai Luang

Luang Thai or Thai Luang, web site, 171 Elden Street, Herndon, VA, 703-478-2233, recommended by a correspondent, on Baron Cameron/Elden Street, in the Virginia Power Building, across from an Outback (“somewhat,” writes Rick Gonzalez), hidden from the street. (Metro Trip … Continue reading

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Posted in Herndon/Reston/Ashburn/Chantilly / Dulles Airport, Reader Recommended, Thai, Virginia | 3 Comments

Bangkok 54

Bangkok 54, web site, 2919 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 703-521-4070 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | Don Rockwell | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] A reader recommends. I have yet to … Continue reading

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Posted in Arlington, Reader Recommended, Thai, Virginia | 1 Comment

Southside 815

Southside 815, web site, 815 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-836-6222 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | openlist | Yelp] Biscuits, grits, mashed potatoes, etc. I have yet to … Continue reading

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Posted in Alexandria, Reader Recommended, Southern (see also Barbecue), Virginia | 2 Comments

Raw food

Raw food Everlasting Life, web site, 2928 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-232-1700 [Yelp] Delights of the Garden, 2616 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-319-8747 [Yelp] Thanks to Bill Cowley for the pointers. I’ve yet to go to either, perhaps … Continue reading

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