Category Archives: Arlington

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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King of Koshary

King of Koshary, web site, 5515 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 571-317-7925 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | zabihah | Reddit | Arlington Now | Ylp] Excellent fish dishes, from Alexandria (Egypt) and elsewhere. Very … Continue reading

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Sloppy Mama’s Barbecue and Catering

Sloppy Mama’s Barbecue and Catering, web site, 5731 Lee Highway, Arlington, VA, 703-269-2718, closed Mondays. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Arlington Now | Washingtonian | Trip Advisor | Ylp] A more authentic barbecue joint than … Continue reading

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Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita

Tortas y Tacos La Chiquita, 2911 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, 571-970-2824 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | Arlington Now | City Paper | Ylp] Huaraches Recipe, Mexican Street Food, Antojito Mexicano Formerly an Arlington food truck, … Continue reading

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Ambar

Ambar, web site, 2901 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-875-9663 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | TripAdvisor |NoVA Mag | Ylp] A true Balkan restaurant, staffed by many Balkans as well. Given its location in … Continue reading

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Texas Jack’s

Texas Jack’s, web site, 2761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-875-0477 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | City Paper | Ylp] They actually serve West Texas barbecue, El Paso style. Thick … Continue reading

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Mazagan

Mazagan, web site, 2901 Columbia Pike, Arlington, VA, right next to the Drafthouse Cinema, 703-566-4173 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | WaPo | TripAdvisor | zabihah | NoVA Mag | Ylp] Genuinely good Moroccan food, consistent … Continue reading

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House of Mandi

House of Mandi, web site, 5515 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-527-3333 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp | Trip Advisor] Hey people, pull out those old lecture notes on duopoly theory, northern Virginia now has … Continue reading

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Ser

Ser, web site, 1110 N. Glebe Road, Arlington, VA, 703-746-9822 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | City Paper | Ylp | Don Rockwell] I tried about six dishes here, and liked all … Continue reading

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Yayla Bistro

Yayla Bistro, web site, 2201 N. Westmoreland St., Arlington, VA ( note that it feels like Falls Church to me), 703-533-5600 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [FCNP | NoVA Mag | Ylp] Very good cold appetizers and … Continue reading

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