Category Archives: Alexandria

Meda Market

Meda Market, web site, 512B S. Van Dorn St., Alexandria, VA, 703-212-6740 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] A mom and pop Ethiopian, full of Ethiopians watching TV around a bar, with an attached spice … Continue reading

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Restaurant Eve – Filipino

Restaurant Eve, web site, 110 S. Pitt Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-706-0450 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo 1 WaPo 2 | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp | Don Rockwell | Gayot] Previous Review That’s right, Restaurant Eve. … Continue reading

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Shakthi

Shakthi, web site, 3807 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-739-2400, where Po Siam used to be, next to The Birchmere (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [DelRay Patch] This Sri Lankan restaurant is a knockout. Get the String … Continue reading

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Pork Barrel BBQ

Pork Barrel BBQ, web site, 2312 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, Del Rey, VA, 703-822-5699 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | Trip Advisor | Don Rockwell | Yelp] The ribs are decent in the flavor department, but … Continue reading

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Ricos Tacos Moya II

Ricos Tacos Moya II, 10901 Main St., Fairfax, VA, 703-383-0009, and they are often open for breakfast too. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] A real, honest-to-goodness Mexican tacqueria in Fairfax! With a real Mexican crowd. It’s … Continue reading

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The Burger Joint (BGR) and Shake Shack

The Burger Joint (GBR), web site, and Shake Shack, web site, multiple locations and growing. photo credit: KayOne73 As of December, 2011, The Burger Joint is in many states, including Virginia (including Alexandria, Arlington, Clarendon, and Springfield), and Shake Shack … Continue reading

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Cheesetique

Cheesetique, web site, 2411 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-706-5300, closes Sunday at 6. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Don Rockwell | Yelp] The area’s best cheese shop, … Continue reading

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Pyongyang Soondae (formerly Chung Jin Dong)

Pyongyang Soondae (formerly Chung Jin Dong), 6499 Little River Turnpike, West Alexandria, VA, 202-360-2746 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Closed: now Bang Ga Nae (See post on previous restaurant in this location, Chung Jin Dong, Crab … Continue reading

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Enat Restaurant

Enat Restaurant, 4709 N. Chambliss Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-642-3628, near 236 and Seminary on the west side of I-395 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Excellent Ethiopian, they also have breakfast dishes such as Foul and egg … Continue reading

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Aroma

Aroma, Shirlington, on the main street there, 4052 28th St S.  and no, I won’t give you the phone number. This has to be the worst ethnic meal I’ve had in the last five years (and yes because of a … Continue reading

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