Category Archives: Virginia

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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Incredibowl

Incredibowl, web site, 14005 Lee Jackson Highway (Rt.50), just east of Rt.28, Chantilly, VA, 703-631-5888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Where Sichuan Village used to be located. No surprises here, but this is a considerably above … Continue reading

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Silk Road, Uyghur Cuisine

Silk Road, Uyghur Cuisine, web site, 301 S. Washington Blvd., Falls Church, VA, 703-534-3838 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [FCNP | Ylp] The smallest of the Uighur places, and possibly the most authentic, a true mom and … Continue reading

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Taco Bamba Vienna

Taco Bamba Vienna, web site, 164 Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, 703-436-6339, note they open at 8:30 a.m. and thus are a breakfast option. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Zagat] … Continue reading

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Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita

Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita, 2911 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 571-970-2824 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Arlington Now | City Paper | Ylp] Formerly an Arlington food truck, this is now the best Mexican place … Continue reading

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Esaan Cuisine

Esaan Cuisine, web site, 1307 Old Chain Bridge Rd, McLean, VA, 703-288-3901 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [TripAdvisor | Don Rockwell | Ylp | McLean Connxn] Another phenomenal northern Virginia restaurant, this one is food from Northeastern … Continue reading

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ABC Canteen

ABC Canteen, web site, 9528 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 703-865-0377 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Fairfax Times | TripAdvisor | FCNP | Ylp] The best tacqueria near my home, note it also serves fish and chips (OK), … Continue reading

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Little Viet Garden

Little Viet Garden, web site, 6783 Wilson Blvd., Falls Church, VA, 703-532-1069 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | TripAdvisor | Arl Mag | Ylp] An offshoot of the quite good, Viet Garden, this place feels a … Continue reading

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Ambar

Ambar, web site, 2901 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-875-9663 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor |NoVA Mag | Ylp] A true Balkan restaurant, staffed by many Balkans as well. Given its location in … Continue reading

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