Category Archives: Virginia

Toosso

Toosso, web site, 20921 Davenport Dr., Sterling, VA, 703-433-1233. There is also a branch in Rockville, at 1596A Rockville Pike, Rockville, 301-768-4645. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | TripAdvisor | zabihah | City Paper | NoVA … Continue reading

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Punjabi by Nature

Punjabi by Nature, web site, 2750 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA, 571-489-8500, also 19405 Promenade Drive, Leesburg, and a branch with a smaller menu in Lotte Plaza in Chantilly (13955 MetroTech Drive, Chantilly, VA). (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new … Continue reading

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La Cochabambina

La Cochabambina, web site, 6653-E Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-642-2200 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Arlington Mag | Ylp] At this point in Bolivian reviewing, or should I say Cochabamba reviewing, it should suffice to note … Continue reading

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Eyo Restaurant

Eyo Restaurant, FB, 5815 Seminary Road, Falls Church, VA, 703-579-7442 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | Ylp] This is an offshoot of Eyo Sports Bar on George Mason Drive, same proprietor, more or less the same … Continue reading

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Eerkin’s Uighur Cuisine

Eerkin’s Uighur Cuisine, web site, 4008 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, 703-352-1121 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] More Uighur food in Fairfax! Of the area’s Uighur restaurants, this one is the least mom and pop, the one … Continue reading

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Checheho

Checheho, web site, 5711 Center Lane, Falls Church, VA 22041, 703-341-6555 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] The new wave of Ethiopian restaurants in and near West Alexandria is so good it is … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Washington, D.C. dining scene

Can One Chef’s Approach to Global Fine Dining Catch on in Washington D.C.? Contrary to what many people will insist, it’s now possible to eat excellent Mexican food, including tacqueria-style tacos, in D.C., Northern Virginia and nearby Maryland. But this … Continue reading

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Saba restaurant

Saba restaurant, web site, 5820 Seminary Rd, Falls Church, VA, 703-379-0168 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Ylp] Marib in Springfield is still the very best Yemeni restaurant around, but this is probably number two. Especially … Continue reading

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Balo Kitchen

Balo Kitchen, web site, a food stand/restaurant in The Block, 4221 John Marr St., Annandale, VA, 703-942-5076 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Amazon | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Don Rockwell | NoVA Mag | Ylp] I’ve been … Continue reading

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Calabash African Cuisine and Bar

Calabash African Cuisine and Bar, 514-C S van Dorn, Alexandria, VA (the strip mall with Savio’s visible to the street), 703-823-1333, closed Mondays. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [NoVA Mag | Ylp] The waok ye is especially … Continue reading

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