Category Archives: Alexandria

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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Paraiso Latino

Paraiso Latino, there are several El Paraiso and Paraiso Latino restaurants in the DC area, I ate at 4716 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-820-2040 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Below average, everything was a bit dry. … Continue reading

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Maizbon Afghan Grill

Maizbon Afghan Grill, web site, 6244-K Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA, in the Landmark Plaza Shopping Center, just west of I-395, with Verizon and Shoppers Food Warehouse, Alexandria, VA, 703-914-1700 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | … Continue reading

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Chung Jin Dong, Crab House – CLOSED

Chung Jin Dong, Crab House, web site (in Korean), 6499 Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA (close to Annandale), 703-941-2722 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] Update March 2011: now Pyongyang Soondae. Run and patronized by Koreans, with … Continue reading

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Pasara Thai

Pasara Thai, 360 Engelhardt Lane, Alexandria, VA (near the George Washington Masonic National Memorial, across Duke Street from the King Street Metro and near the Patent and Trademark Office), 703-299-8746 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Yelp] Definitely … Continue reading

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Huascaran Restaurant

Huascaran Restaurant, web site (flash and music), 3606 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-684-0494, right across from the Birchmere (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp | Metromix] This is a broadly average Peruvian restaurant with lots of … Continue reading

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Eamonn’s – A Dublin Chipper

Eamonn’s–A Dublin Chipper, web site, 728 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-299-8384 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | MenuPages | City Paper] Have I ever told you what a fish and chips fanatic I am? … Continue reading

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Al’s Steak House

Al’s Steak House, web site, 1504 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-836-9443, cash only (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [The Best Phlly Cheesesteaks | Hobnob Blog | WaPo] I have friends from Philly who swear that good … Continue reading

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Huntington Station

Huntington Station is Metro accessible – it is across the street from the Huntington Metro stop, which is the last stop on the southern leg of the Yellow line. (StationMasters map). Huntington Station is located on the west side of … Continue reading

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