Let me know what places
tcowen -at- gmu.edu
tcedgpics -at- gmail.com
If this is your first visit, read these:
-- General Remarks
-- Six Rules for Dining Out
- Tyler Cowen's home page
- Marginal Revolution
- The Complete TCED Guide (June 2019) (127-page PDF)
- Metro Trip Planner
Current Favorites Map
This Map of the Current Favorites is courtesy of Miles Watkins (opens in new window)
Category Archives: Strip Malls for Food
Do land use restrictions increase restaurant quality and diversity?
Daniel Shoag and Stan Veuger say yes, but I am not so convinced. It turns out that metrics of land use restrictions are correlated with restaurant quality, across cities. To cut to the chase, Los Angeles ranks number one on … Continue reading
Posted in An Economist Gets Lunch, Economics of Dining, Strip Malls for Food Tagged An Economist Gets Lunch, economics of dining, zoning Comments Off on Do land use restrictions increase restaurant quality and diversity?
Chutny Restaurant, 7081 Brookfield Plaza, Springfield, VA, 703-569-7700 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | zabihah | Yelp] CLOSED I went here on a Ramadan evening, with Mike Munger and Chug Roberts. Everything started at about quarter … Continue reading
Posted in Indian, Pakistani, People Watching, Springfield, Strip Malls for Food, The Best, Virginia Tagged Brookfield Plaza, chick peas, Chutny Restaurant, egg curry, folded beef, haleem, Pakistani, people-watching, tandoori 1 Comment
Which are the “safest” cuisines?
James Hinckley asks: Which cuisine are you most likely to be satisfied with when dining out? Which disappoints you the least # of visits? If you were at a shopping center you’ve never been to before and it has one … Continue reading
Posted in General Tips, Strip Malls for Food Comments Off on Which are the “safest” cuisines?
Korean Mini-Mall – Old Centreville Crossing Shopping Center
Korean Mini-Mall, 12814-C Braddock Road, also 13814-B, 13860-B, Centreville, at Rt.29, technically it is called Old Centreville Crossing Shopping Center (use 13814 Braddock Road, Centreville, VA for directions). It has Cheogajip Chicken, 703-815-8744, Tae Hwa Won Restaurant, 793-266-4785, and Hahmji … Continue reading
Posted in Centreville/Manassas, Korean, Strip Malls for Food, Virginia 2 Comments
Buckingham Center is located on the east side of Glebe at Pershing in Arlington, VA, a few blocks north of Rt. 50 / Arlington Blvd., and about a mile south of I-66. Ravi Kabob House, 305 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, … Continue reading
Posted in Arlington, Strip Malls for Food, Virginia 5 Comments
Huntington Station is Metro accessible – it is across the street from the Huntington Metro stop, which is the last stop on the southern leg of the Yellow line. (StationMasters map). Huntington Station is located on the west side of … Continue reading
Posted in Alexandria, Strip Malls for Food, Virginia 5 Comments
Eden Center, web site, directions, use this address for locating on online maps: 6795 Wilson Blvd., Falls Church, VA. TripAdvisor Eden Center is on Wilson Boulevard, in Seven Corners, near Rt. 50 and Rt. 7. To see the restaurants at … Continue reading
Posted in Eden Center, Falls Church/Seven Corners, Strip Malls for Food, Virginia Tagged Eden Center, Falls Church 15 Comments
Van Dorn Station
One of Northern Virginia’s premier strip malls for food is Van Dorn Station (the Comcast Alexandria office is here). It has Thai (Thai Lemon Grass), Japanese (Akasaka), Kabobs (Kabul Kabob House), Pho (Pho Viet Flare), Mexican and Salvadoran (El Paraiso), … Continue reading
Posted in Alexandria, Strip Malls for Food, Virginia 3 Comments