Category Archives: The Best

Aladdin

Aladdin, 5169 Lee Highway, Garden City Shopping Center, Arlington, VA, 703-533-0077 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Arlington Now | FCNP] (This is at the previous location of Deshi Spice.) An awesome Bangladeshi restaurant. Get the … Continue reading

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Kogiya, Korean BBQ

Kogiya, Korean BBQ, web site, 4220 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-942-6995 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell] This is now a clear first choice for Korean barbecue in the area. … Continue reading

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Le Diplomate

Le Diplomate, web site, 1601 14th Street NW, Washington, DC, 202-332-3333 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Washington finally has an excellent French restaurant. The menu here … Continue reading

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Elephant Jumps

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. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Don … Continue reading

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Panda Gourmet

Panda Gourmet, Langdon Days Inn, Facebook, web site, 2700 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC, just east of Bladensburg Road, NE, 202-636-3588 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Yelp | Trip Advisor] It … Continue reading

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IMM Thai Cuisine

IMM Thai Cuisine, web site (annoying music) 7203 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-0880, near the intersection with 236. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Annandale Patch | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Not a yuppie Thai place … Continue reading

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Bob’s Shanghai 66

Bob’s Shanghai 66, Facebook, 305 North Washington Street, Rockville, MD, 301-251-6652 or 301-315-6668, where the old Bob’s Noodle used to be, the Noodle place is now across the street. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don … Continue reading

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Parrillas del Sur

Parrillas del Sur, web site, 4230 Annandale Road, #120, Annandale, VA, 703-642-1248, behind the Western Union, not visible from Rt. 236 but not far away either. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] One of the two or … Continue reading

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East Dumpling House

East Dumpling House, FB, 12 North Washington St., Suite 14G, Rockville, MD, 301-762-6200, no reservations, opens at 10:30 am (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Yelp reviews | Yelp photos and menu | … Continue reading

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Hot Spot (Hot Spot Hot Pot Restaurant)

Hot Spot, web site, 3232 Old Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-537-0325 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Yelp] This is Chinese food, exactly the kind of hot pot meal which has grown so … Continue reading

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