Category Archives: Virginia

Aditi

Aditi (Aditi Streetside Indian), web site, the new version, same location at 405 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA, 703-938-0100 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Aditi has had many incarnations, and many at … Continue reading

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Blend 111

Blend 111, web site, 111 Church St., Suite 101, Vienna, VA, 571-363-3613 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | WaPo | Ylp] Excellent, nice, and with quite a new premise. The menu is … Continue reading

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Saffron House of Kabob

Saffron House of Kabob, web site, 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling, VA, 703-444-2002 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] One of the very best pure kabob places around. It is Persian, so you get … Continue reading

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Duangrat’s Oriental Food Mart

Duangrat’s Oriental Food Mart, 5888 Leesburg Pike, Falls Church, VA 22041, 703-578-0622 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] Previous review 3. Lara Lee, Coconut and Sambal: Recipes from my Indonesian Kitchen. Yes, I have been … 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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Hedzole, food stand

Hedzole, food stand, web site, at Angelika Mosaic for the Farmer’s Market on Sundays, 2910 District Ave., Fairfax, VA 22031 (FreshFarm link). @hedzole, they hope to open a restaurant when things are more normal. Ghanian food, but no fufu. Very … Continue reading

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Follow Up for Desi Bethak

Desi Bethak, web site, 8000 Haute Court, Springfield, VA, 703-337-2448 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | zabihah | Ylp] Original review here. I had never had the pepper chicken here, a wok dish, and one of … Continue reading

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Mim’s Food

Mim’s Food, web site, 9990 Main St., Fairfax, VA (next to Curry Mantra), 703-261-6566, opens at noon. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | NoVA Mag | Ylp] Uyghur, a small number of dishes, but … Continue reading

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Will Covid-19 expose the ghost firms?

That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, here is one excerpt: Demand for in-restaurant dining is likely to fall as well, though estimates vary. Since the average small business carries less than a month’s worth of liquid reserves, … Continue reading

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King of Koshary

King of Koshary, web site, 5515 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 571-317-7925 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | zabihah | Reddit | Arlington Now | Ylp] Excellent fish dishes, from Alexandria (Egypt) and elsewhere. Very … Continue reading

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