Category Archives: Vienna/Tysons

Chit Chaat Café

Chit Chaat Café, web site, 200 Maple Ave E, Vienna, VA, 703-378-0867 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Reddit | NoVA Mag | Ylp] To be clear, this place is in the MobilExxon station right across … Continue reading

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Thai Treasure

Thai Treasure, web site, 330 Maple Ave. West, Vienna, VA, 703-272-3683 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] A surprisingly good mom and pop right on Rt.123. Shows that Vienna dining is still vital … Continue reading

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Aditi

Aditi (Aditi Streetside Indian), web site, the new version, same location at 405 Maple Avenue East, Vienna, VA, 703-938-0100 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] Aditi has had many incarnations, and many at … Continue reading

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Blend 111

Blend 111, web site, 111 Church St., Suite 101, Vienna, VA, 571-363-3613 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | WaPo | Ylp] Excellent, nice, and with quite a new premise. The menu is … 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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Don Pollo

Don Pollo, web site, 146 Maple Ave., Vienna, VA, 571-529-6537, branches also in Potomac, Germantown, Rockville, and other locales. (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Google | TripAdvisor | Ylp] One of the very best Peruvian restaurants around, … Continue reading

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Asian Origin

Asian Origin, web site, 1753 Pinnacle Drive, McLean, VA, very close to Tysons II, 703-448-9988 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Don Rockwell | Ylp] Update July 2020: Reportedly new owners and new chef. Mostly Sichuan, this is … Continue reading

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Lotus Garden

Lotus Garden, web site (another web site), 224 Maple Ave. West, Vienna, VA, 703-255-9888 (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | FCNP | TripAdvisor | NoVA Mag | Ylp] I’ve been many times, and I sway between … Continue reading

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Isabella Eatery

Isabella Eatery, web site, Tysons II, 2001 International Drive, McLean, VA, 571-489-8505, top floor food court (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new window) [Zagat | WaPo | Washingtonian | TripAdvisor | WTOP | City Paper | NoVA Mag | … Continue reading

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Punjabi by Nature

Punjabi by Nature, web site, 2750 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA, 571-489-8500, also 19405 Promenade Drive, Leesburg, and a branch with a smaller menu in Lotte Plaza in Chantilly (13955 MetroTech Drive, Chantilly, VA). (Metro Trip Planner – opens in new … Continue reading

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