Category Archives: Alexandria

Ju Mak Jib

Ju Mak Jib, 6531-C Little River Turnpike, Alexandria, VA, 703-642-0331, west of I-395 and Landmark Mall, further east on Rt. 236 than most of the Korean places, across from the Salvation Army store. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new … Continue reading

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Chirilagua

Chirilagua, a neighborhood in Alexandria/Arlandria, at Mount Vernon Avenue and West Glebe Road. Did you know that 350,000 Salvadoreans live in this area? I’ve decided that when it comes to El Salvadorean restaurants, there is no point in simply listing … Continue reading

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Nam-Viet

Nam-Viet, web site, 1127 N. Hudson Street, Arlington, VA, 703-522-7110 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Economist | Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] Other locations: 3819 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, … Continue reading

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Po Siam

Po Siam, 3807 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-548-3925 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | openlist | Yelp | Gayot] Not as good as it used to be, but a Thai … Continue reading

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Thai Hut

Thai Hut, 408 South Van Dorn Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-823-5357 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [openlist | Yelp] Another of the Van Dorn St. entries on this list. Not fully consistent, but the peaks are high. I … Continue reading

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Southside 815

Southside 815, web site, 815 S. Washington Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-836-6222 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Washingtonian | WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | openlist | Yelp] Biscuits, grits, mashed potatoes, etc. I have yet to … Continue reading

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Duke Kabab

Duke Kabab, 6301 Little River Turnpike, Suite 140, Alexandria, VA, 703-256-0009, across from the street from the Alexandria Tower Records. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | City Paper | openlist | Yelp] Above average kebabs. More … Continue reading

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Van Dorn Station

One of Northern Virginia’s premier strip malls for food is Van Dorn Station (the Comcast Alexandria office is here). It has Thai (Thai Lemon Grass), Japanese (Akasaka), Kabobs (Kabul Kabob House), Pho (Pho Viet Flare), Mexican and Salvadoran (El Paraiso), … Continue reading

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Los Amigos

Los Amigos, 1905 Mount Vernon Avenue, Alexandria, VA, 703-549-7008. Opens for dinner at 6:00 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | City Paper | openlist | Yelp] Not as popular as it once was, time is passing … Continue reading

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Casablanca

Casablanca, web site, 1504 King Street, Alexandria, VA, 703-549-6464, closed Sunday, dinner starts at 6:00 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | City Paper | food-plan | openlist | Yelp] I haven’t yet been, and I wonder … Continue reading

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