Category Archives: The Best

Las Gemelas

Las Gemelas, web site, 1280 4th St. NE, Washington, DC (located within “La Cosecha” in the heart of the Union Market District) 202-866-0550 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | City Paper | WaPo | … Continue reading

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Yu Noodles, Fairfax

Yu Noodles, Fairfax, web site, 11217-C Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 703-877-0818, in the same strip mall as Nanjing Bistro. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | NoVA Mag | Ylp] One of the best places around, and … Continue reading

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Poca Madre

Poca Madre, web site, 777 Eye St., Techworld Plaza, NW, Washington, DC, 202-838-5300 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp]   Chefs Dish DC … Continue reading

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Meokja Meokja

Meokja Meokja, FB, 9619 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA, 571-459-2875, the sign is not very visible, look for the 7-11. Dinner only, and Sunday lunch. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | Reddit | NoVA Mag … Continue reading

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Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit, web site, 1313 Dolley Madison Blvd., you have to enter on Beverly, McLean, VA, 703-646-8968 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] How come no one reviews this place? The menu is limited, … Continue reading

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Mirabelle

Mirabelle, web site, 900 16th Street MW, Washington, DC, 202-506-3833 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Michelin | City Paper | Ylp]   With Charles Philipponnat   Note that the … 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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Bistro Aracosia

Bistro Aracosia, web site, 5100 MacArthur Blvd. NW, Washington, DC, 202-363-0400 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] One of the best ethnic restaurants in DC, and indeed one of the best … 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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Thai Food

Thai Food, web site, 7031-2A Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-3334 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Yes “Thai Food” is the name of the restaurant – how can you improve on that? Appropriately, you should ask for … Continue reading

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