Category Archives: Annandale

9292 Korean BBQ

9292 Korean BBQ, Instagram, 7133 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 571-378-1440 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Annandale Today] The most popular place right now, an excellent young Korean social scene, and fun to … Continue reading

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Will Covid-19 expose the ghost firms?

That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, here is one excerpt: Demand for in-restaurant dining is likely to fall as well, though estimates vary. Since the average small business carries less than a month’s worth of liquid reserves, … Continue reading

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El Habanero Tacqueria

El Habanero Tacqueria, FB, 7321 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 571-378-0185 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] I was happy right off the bat when the chips and salsa were decent. The fried mojarra (trout) … Continue reading

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Choong Man Chicken

Choong Man Chicken, web site, 9528 Lee Highway, Fairfax, VA, 703-772-0072 – also in Centreville and Annandale (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | Ylp] An order of magnitude better than … 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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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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To Sok Jip

To Sok Jip, web site, 7211 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-333-2861 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | TripAdvisor | Ylp] (Previously reviewed in 2009 and 2006.) This is now clearly the best Korean place around. The … Continue reading

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Al Hamra

Al Hamra, web site, 4230 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-256-1906 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [zabihah | Ylp] Wow, did I love this place. A mix of Middle Eastern and Pakistani, the owner is from Pakistan. I’ve … Continue reading

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Soju Sarang

Soju Sarang, web site, 4231 Markham St, Annandale, VA, 703-256-3565, open late usually until 2 am (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Mostly sushi and sashimi, plus some stranger Korean soups and stews, … Continue reading

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Mr. Tofu House & BBQ

Mr. Tofu House & BBQ, 7137 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-256-1888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Annandale VA | xiaohua] Mr Tofu House & BBQ, bulgogi It looks ordinary, but it’s well above average. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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