Category Archives: Annandale

Dama Ethiopian Restaurant Pastry and Cafe

Dama Ethiopian Restaurant Pastry and Cafe, web site, 6669 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA (an offshoot of the Dama place on Columbia Pike in Arlington), 703-333-2819. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Their kitfo special is the … Continue reading

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Tanpopo Ramen House

Tanpopo Ramen House, web site, 4316 Markham St, Annandale, VA, 703-354-4938 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell | Ylp] I’m not such a one to judge ramen places because … Continue reading

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BonChon

BonChon, web site, 7215 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA (you also can enter from 236 by the Giant), 703-914-1415 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell | Ylp] … Continue reading

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Korean Food Specialists

Korean Food Specialists, 7031 Little River Turnpike, #21D, Annandale, VA, 703-333-3400 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Set toward the back end of that strip mall, the same one with Il Mee and Shillah. It is the … Continue reading

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Thai Food

Thai Food, web site, 7031-2A Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-3334 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) Yes “Thai Food” is the name of the restaurant – how can you improve on that? Appropriately, you should ask for … Continue reading

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Siroo

Siroo, 4231-N Markham Street, Annandale, VA (formerly Sakura Express), 703-354-5488 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google] This is the only Korean porridge place around. I recommend the chicken with ginseng, oyster with seaweed, and abalone, all in … Continue reading

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Blue Sand Seafood

Blue Sand Seafood, 4231-H Markham Street, Annandale, VA, 703-914-1004 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google] This is now the best Korean place for seafood, especially those spicy stews and soups which hardly anyone likes (but I do). … Continue reading

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Kogiya, Korean BBQ

Kogiya, Korean BBQ, web site, 4220 Annandale Road, Annandale, VA, 703-942-6995 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | Washingtonian | Don Rockwell] This is now a clear first choice for Korean barbecue in the area. … Continue reading

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IMM Thai Cuisine

IMM Thai Cuisine, web site (annoying music) 7203 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA, 703-750-0880, near the intersection with 236. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Annandale Patch | Don Rockwell | Yelp] Not a yuppie Thai place … Continue reading

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Parrillas del Sur

Parrillas del Sur, web site, 4230 Annandale Road, #120, Annandale, VA, 703-642-1248, behind the Western Union, not visible from Rt. 236 but not far away either. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] One of the two or … Continue reading

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