Category Archives: Fairfax

Kiroran

Kiroran, web site, 10728 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA (next to the H-Mart, please note the sign does not say “Kiroran,” rather right now in December 2016 it is “QTea Café”) 703-865-5033 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google+ … Continue reading

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Nanjing Bistro

Nanjing Bistro, 11213 Lee Highway, Suite C, Fairfax, VA, 703-385-8686 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Ylp] Imagine a whole restaurant devoted to Chinese food as it is found in Nanjing! This place is the real deal. You … Continue reading

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Hunan Taste

Hunan Taste, web site, 10160 Fairfax Blvd., Fairfax, VA, 703-877-0988 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Ylp] Update July, 2016: CLOSED This is real Hunan food! I’ll be producing a full review, but on my first … Continue reading

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Gypsy Soul

Gypsy Soul, web site, 8296 Glass Alley, Fairfax, VA (Angelika Mosaic Center, near Mom’s and Red Apron, dinner only until Fall 2014) 703-992-0933 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Washingtonian | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell … Continue reading

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Saba

Saba, Yemeni restaurant, 3900 A Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-425-1130 (or 252-347-2016) (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Ylp] Wow, a real Yemeni place and an authentic one at that. Where Sheba (Ethiopian) used to … Continue reading

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China Star

China Star, web site, 9600 Main Street (Route 236), Fairfax, VA, 703-323-8822 (in the same shopping center as Kinko’s and Cinema Arts Theatre) [Google | Don Rockwell | Ylp | Zagat] China Star for the last two years (2012-2014) has … Continue reading

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Dulce’s Bakery and Empanada Shop

Dulce’s Bakery and Empanada Shop, web site, 3900C Pickett Rd., Fairfax, VA, next to Wild Chicken and the Ethiopian place, 703-978-8021, closed Mondays. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [WaPo | Don Rockwell] They used to sell just … Continue reading

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Sisters Thai, The Living Room Café

Sisters Thai, The Living Room Café, web site 1, web site 2, 4004 University Drive, Fairfax, VA, 703-267-9619 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | NoVA Mag | Don Rockwell | Yelp] It doesn’t even try to … Continue reading

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Hot Spot (Hot Spot Hot Pot Restaurant)

Hot Spot, web site, 3232 Old Pickett Road, Fairfax, VA, 703-537-0325 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Don Rockwell | Yelp] This is Chinese food, exactly the kind of hot pot meal which has grown so … Continue reading

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Ricos Tacos Moya II

Ricos Tacos Moya II, 10901 Main St., Fairfax, VA, 703-383-0009, and they are often open for breakfast too. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Yelp] A real, honest-to-goodness Mexican tacqueria in Fairfax! With a real Mexican crowd. It’s … Continue reading

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