Hunan Number One, 3033 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA, 703-528-1177, in Clarendon, open to 1:30 a.m. every night [Washingtonian | City Paper | openlist | Citysearch | Gayot]
A fraction of this place is authentic Cantonese, the other part is trying to appeal to boring American diners. Sooner or later the place will have to choose. The salt baked chicken is excellent and you won’t otherwise find that dish around. A reader recommends the clams in black bean sauce, beware the dim sum.
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The food quality went down about a year ago when their rent and the prices went up.