Category Archives: The Best

Turmeric

Turmeric, web site, 405 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA, 703-938-0100 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Yelp | Gayot] One of Virginia’s best Indian restaurants. The buffet is well above average, even … Continue reading

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East Pearl

East Pearl, web site, 838 B Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD, 301-838-8663 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Yelp] This is now a clear first choice for the best Cantonese … Continue reading

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Jewel of India

Jewel of India, web site, 10151 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD (just outside the Beltway), 301-408-2200 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | dishtip | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] … Continue reading

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Kohinoor Dhaba

Kohinoor Dhaba, web site, 2800 South Eads, Arlington, (Crystal City), VA, 703-778-5005 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | dishtip | Examiner | zabihah | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Get the fish pakora, spinach, goat biryani, this … Continue reading

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Bangkok Golden Thai Restaurant

Bangkok Golden Thai Restaurant, web site, 6395 Seven Corners Center, Falls Church, VA, right next to Hong Kong Palace (this is NOT in Eden Center), 703-533-9480 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Yelp] (July … Continue reading

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Mama Chuy

Mama Chuy, web site, 2620 Georgia Avenue NW, Washington, DC, 202-667-6262 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | dishtip | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell | Yelp] This place is really good. Mom and pop. The chef is … Continue reading

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John Brown Smokehouse

John Brown Smokehouse, web site, 25-08 37th Avenue (Crescent Street), Long Island City, Queens, NY, 718-361-0085 [NY Mag | NY Daily News | PigTrip | Yelp] photo credit: Dougtone Set in the middle of nowhere, these are the best burnt … Continue reading

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Little Serow

Little Serow, web site, 1511 17th Street NW, Washington DC (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Imagine northeastern Thai street food, Issan style, combined with the quality … Continue reading

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Kabob n Karahi

Kabob n Karahi, web site, 15521 New Hampshire Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, 301-879-0044, in Cloverly Center, a ways north of the Beltway and north of the Intercounty Connector. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | … Continue reading

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Viet Taste

Viet Taste, web site, Eden Center, 6763 Wilson Blvd, Ste 6A, Falls Church, VA, 703-531-0011 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | NoVA Mag | Yelp] This may just be the best all-around Vietnamese restaurant … Continue reading

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